In 2014 the full-service Motorcars automotive network established its Motorcars Mobility Sales & Service center to accommodate the needs of disabled drivers requiring specialized vehicles, repairs and maintenance. General Manager Ken Rainey recently answered a series of questions about the conversion process and how the marketing mix was implemented.
More than 18 million people in the U.S. and Canada report having transportation issues relating to physical challenges; 6 million of them are veterans, a figure that has jumped by 25 percent since 2001.
With global demand for disabled-friendly vehicles experiencing unprecedented growth, the need for obtaining expert education for both business owners and technicians is critical when venturing into this segment, according to Dave Hubbard, executive director and CEO of the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA).
The mayor of Chicago and executives from Advanstar Communications and Messe Frankfurt introduced Automechanika Chicago, a new trade show that will focus on shop-level training for technicians and product discovery.
Pep Boys is spicing up its relatively recent retail and wholesale sales presence within the specialty equipment marketplace by sponsoring a new “West Coast Customs” television show on the Fox Sports Network.
Heavy rain dampened the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Series, Rolex Series and Sportsman Showcase Series at Homestead-Miami Speedway over this past weekend as all the race teams put Continental’s rain tires to the test.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
(NHTSA), approximately five percent of the estimated 3,889,770
vehicles involved in accidents between 2005 and 2007 had
Transtar Industries, Inc., has announced the release of their 2011 Automatic Transmission Parts catalog. Featuring more than 150 automatic transmissions, this catalog is the most comprehensive, accurate, up-to-date and user- friendly catalog in the i