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VIP Tires & Service, a full-service automotive repair, maintenance and tire shop with 59 locations across New England, announced today that it has donated $20,720 to five school districts in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.
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TechForce Foundation announces that Melina Algier, a service technician at Farnsworth Chevrolet in Canandaigua, New York has been named the 2019 People’s Choice Grand Prize Winner of its second annual Techs Rock Awards.
TechForce Foundation
Now Hot Shot’s Secret announces an all new formula that gives EDT a huge boost in lubricity by with the addition of LX4 Lubricity Extreme.
Hot Shot's Secret
Permatex, a leading innovator in chemical technology for automotive maintenance and repair, offers SCRUBS In-A-Bucket professional grade scrubbing towels for use in shops, garages, and around the house.
Permatex
OTC announced the release of the new 2,500 lb. Air/Hydraulic Powertrain Lift (1595A) to lift and handle heavy loads for technicians, reducing stress and heavy lifting on the job.
OTC
The Group Training Academy/AVI Winter Training Conference will take place Jan. 16-18 at AVI world headquarters in Fort Myers, Florida. The three-day session will feature technical and management training from the auto care industry’s leading in
The Group
Meineke Car Care Centers believes in treating customers how they wish to be treated.
Meineke
Arnott, the industry leader in aftermarket air suspension products, has introduced new premium air suspension struts for the front right and left sides of the 2013-2019 Mercedes-Benz GL/GLS-Class (W166) with AIRMATIC and without ADS.
Arnott
Phil Webster knows that if you treat people right, they will keep coming back. And that’s just what has happened over his 14 years in business as owner of WEBSTER TIRE & AUTO SERVICE.
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On Jan. 1, 2020, North Carolina Association of Collision And Repair and South Carolina Association of Collision And Repair will be merging to form the Carolinas Collision Association, opening up members and sponsors to opportunities that were previou
Carolinas Collision Association
Plans for the third annual HD Repair Forum have been confirmed. The 2020 event is scheduled for March 24-25 at The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel.
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CIECA announced today that the First Notice of Loss (FNOL) Implementation Guide and Appendix C have been updated to include instructions on how to include a scan to the Business Message Suite (BMS) First Notice of Loss (FNOL) message.
CIECA
Local business operator hosts dignitaries and local officials at Spanesi Americas located at 123 Ambassador Dr STE 107, Naperville, IL 60540, to discuss the value of the proposed USMCA trade agreement being discussed in Washington, DC.
Spanesi
The Washington Metropolitan Auto Body Association (WMABA) Collision P.R.E.P. education event, serving the East coast collision repair industry, will join the NORTHEAST Automotive Services Show, March 20-22 in Secaucus, New Jersey.
P.R.E.P.
CARSTAR, North America’s largest multi-store network of independently owned collision repair facilities, announced the opening of CARSTAR Bill Alexander Ford, located at 801 E. 32nd Street Yuma, AZ 85365.
CARSTAR
Enterprise Holdings, Inc. today announced Chrissy Taylor, the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer, has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective Jan. 1.
Chrissy Taylor
CIECA announced its next CIECAst webinar: “It’s 2020: Where Are Claims & the Collision Repair Market Heading?”
CIECA
Virtual reality has not been widely embraced by collision repair training programs, but it could potentially attract more people to the industry and more quickly get them welding proficiently.
Lincoln Electric
With over 20 years of experience, JOSAM is the obvious choice when it comes to an induction heating system for your shop.
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Kinedyne LLC, a world-leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of cargo control technologies, including cargo securement, capacity and access solutions for the transportation industry, announced that it has named John Seliga as its new vice pre
The Automotive Distribution Network (The Network) is proud to announce the release of the 2020 Auto Service Experts and Parts Plus Car Care Center programs.
ADN
The Auto Care Association today announced that Ron Rossi, MAAP, will be retiring from his role as director of market intelligence at the end of the year after nearly five decades in the automotive industry.
Ron Rossi
The Supervisory Board of MANN+HUMMEL Verwaltungs GmbH has appointed Kurk Wilks as the new President and CEO as of January 1, 2020. Kurk Wilks succeeds Werner Lieberherr, who left the world market leader for filtration in October by mutual agreement.
Mann Hummel
The Auto Care Association president and CEO Bill Hanvey applauded the Trump Administration and Congress on reaching a USMCA deal.
The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc. honored BBB Industries as the 2019 Channel Partner of the Year.
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A key issue for sellers of automotive parts and accessories is ensuring that the parts being sold contain the correct product data and include which makes and models of vehicle they are compatible with.
TecAlliance
Stephen Gannon is business leader of the Epicor automotive aftermarket group. He has more than three decades of experience with leading business technology organizations, including Oracle, Compaq, Fujitsu and Verifone.
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Whether you are a would-be entrepreneur eager to run your own repair shop or an existing parts & materials wholesaler seeking new business, making the grade at Maaco can lead to significant success.
Maaco
Matt Miano brings a “leave it better than you found it” mentality combined with the goal of “positively influencing the careers of those that will follow” to his role as vice president of category management at Maaco Collision
Matt Miano