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To provide proper lubrication for these engines, which have tighter tolerances and higher operating temperatures, lubricant manufacturers developed modern day motor oils which focus on zero-weight (0W) grades such as 0W-40, 0W-30, 0W-20 and more rece
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Everything that service technicians need to schedule and maintain their ASE certifications will be available on the new myASE portal dashboard.
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Fifteen automotive teachers and teacher teams from across the country were named finalists for the 2020 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence
Garage Gurus, an industry-leading training and support platform from DRiV, has reopened all its in-person, hands-on training locations throughout the United States.
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GB Auto Service, Inc., a portfolio company of Greenbriar Equity Group, L.P., announced the openings of four stores in its portfolio of tire and automotive service facilities across the west and southwest.
Andy Harmon, coordinator for the Ford Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) program at the Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC), in Fayetteville, North Carolina, was recently named the Mitchell 1 Educator of the Year.
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Opus IVS has just been awarded patent 10,719,813 for a pass-thru remote diagnostic system. This invention was created by Bluelink, who was acquired by Opus IVS in 2019, with a patent priority date of September 2010.
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US Motor Works LLC, a manufacturer and distributor of Cooling Systems and Fuel Systems to the Automotive, Performance and Heavy-Duty industries, is proud to announce its latest addition to the cooling line up.
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Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the launch of its SMP ‘Your Car. Your Data. Sweepstakes.’ The promotion will run through October 31, 2020.
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When you slow down, and take the time to do a few calculations, you will find that you have a very powerful tool at your fingertips. 
Bob Greenwood

ABRN

Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is excited to announce that Platinum Equipment has joined our automotive and truck refinish distribution team, bolstering GFS’ ability to provide extraordinary service to body shops in Minnesota, North Dakota, S
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Through the agreement, Audi will use CCC® Promote as its sole parts promotion solution, supporting Audi dealers across the United States.
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Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes and SATA, a leading spray gun manufacturer based in Kornwestheim, Germany, have teamed up to host the Spray Your Way Contest based on the SATA Custom Design Gun Configurator.
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Lucas Underwood, owner of L&N Performance Auto Repair, in Blowing Rock, N.C., knows how easily a fire can start in an auto repair shop.
Jay Sicht
What shop owners and managers don’t always consider is the quality improvement that comes from a complete, “what you see is what you get” cure, said Andrea Iacucci, product manager of REVO accelerated curing systems at Global Finish
Jay Sicht
I was called to the shop to address a CEL lamp on a 2017 Dodge Ram Pickup that was recently involved in an accident.
John Anello
Although not new to our industry, it is a process that virtually every shop should be capable of performing currently.
Dave Brinkley
Repair shops can use Direct-to-Metal (DTM) seam sealers or a two-component primer followed by a seam sealer.
Douglas Craig
Perhaps like some of you, I wrote a 2020 business plan for my company last December. In the middle of February, I re-wrote it. At the end of March, I re-wrote it yet again.
Mark Olson
“One of the lessons my brothers and I and even my kids learned from my Dad was his work ethic,” DeLee said.
Steven Feltovich

Aftermarket Business

Pronto Smart Choice and Federated Car Care Centers are invited to participate in the upcoming Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) virtual national meeting.
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In a special virtual edition of the annual AASA Technology Conference, Sandeep Kar, Chief Strategy Officer, Fleet Complete, will share his insights on how changing vehicle ownership and economies of scale are driving an expansion in fleet manage
First Brands Group, a global automotive parts manufacturer, has acquired Brake Parts Inc., which manufactures and markets brake products including the full line of Raybestos branded brake parts, and Champion Laboratories Inc., a full-line filtration
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Dorman Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:DORM) has been recognized as AutoZone’s 2020 Vendor of the Year, in acknowledgement of Dorman’s commitment to AutoZone’s customers and business.
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Dana Incorporated’s new Spicer Trac-Lok limited-slip differentials (LSD) for medium-duty truck applications autonomously delivers improved vehicle handling within a lightweight and compact design for maximum traction, durability, and
MAT Holdings, Inc. is pleased to announce Bendix Brakes are now approved by the Automotive Parts Services Group.
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MEMA’s comments were in response to the U.S. Copyright Office initiation of the first phase of its eighth triennial review proceeding under the DMCA.
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US Motor Works, LLC, a manufacturer and distributor of Cooling Systems and Fuel Systems to the Automotive, Performance and Heavy-Duty industries, is proud to offer extensive coverage for all Caterpillar 3406 / C15 / C18 applications.
Covid will have a lasting impact on the level of digital commerce in the industry and new business models for service shops.
Scott Luckett
Black lives won't matter — let alone other underrepresented peoples — unless corporate America integrates inclusion with diversity. 
Alan R. Segal