It is inevitable though, despite your best efforts, planning and management, your shop will hit those brief periods where the schedule looks light and the fear of techs wandering around the shop with no cars in the bays looms ever larger.
MOTOSHOP Technology Tools, a product portfolio from Advance Auto Parts, Inc., recently introduced a series of enhancements to the tools and programs available for professional shop owners, service managers and technicians.
The following describes not just the process of doing a complete brake job, but also the rationale for doing so and benefits that can help automotive shops to explain to customers why this complete brake job is so important.
Autologic Diagnostics, the provider of the world’s first and only fully integrated cloud-connected vehicle diagnostic support solution, announced that has entered into a licensing agreement with Volvo Car Corporation.
In honor of National Battery Day, the total car care experts at Meineke – who change more than 40,000 batteries annually – share tips and advice on identifying issues and extending the life of your vehicle’s battery.
Telematics have the potential to reshape how the aftermarket engages and interacts with our customers and potential customers but only if we gain access to this emerging arena and only if we challenge the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and the new car dealerships for our share of this growing market.
Motor Age is again seeking the best of the best to highlight as our 2015 Top Shops! Whether you think your shop is one of the overall best in U.S., or that you excel in one area, here is a chance to get recognized in the Top Shops section of December's Motor Age print issue.
Like any new business owner, Ron Haugen was all verve and vigor when he opened Westside Auto Pros in 1997. A repair shop on the outskirts of Des Moines, Iowa, he soon realized all his experience as a technician just wasn’t cutting it when it came to commerce.
Social is serious business. You wouldn’t open a new repair shop without a detailed business plan. The same is true for launching your social media presence. Especially considering the level of competition out there these days, winging it is no longer an option. It’s easy to enter your email address, pick a username and just go through the motions, but, ultimately, that won’t impa
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