Technology is being deployed rapidly in today’s vehicles; capabilities such as sonar and radar have been prevalent for years, but with the introduction of forward-facing cameras and the fusion of sensor technologies, the chance you’ll see one in your service bay is high. Many of you have experienced the sonar warning features that prevent you from bumping into the car behind you, or th
These online courses allow motor vehicle aftermarket professionals to sharpen their professional skills and earn continuing education units (CEUs) that can be applied toward their AAP (Automotive Aftermarket Professional) or MAAP (Master Automotive Aftermarket Professional) designations.
While the basic physics of cooling the passenger compartment remain the same, how it’s being done has changed considerably. That’s why Pete Meier, Motor Age technical editor, and G. Jerry Truglia, president of TST, produced “A/C Service Challenges – Today and Tomorrow,” a powerful, informative webinar for technicians of all levels.
If you have discovered smaller and hotter brake systems on today’s vehicles, you aren’t alone. In fact, it might be more of a trend than many technicians realize, according to insight Tony McKey recently shared with Motor Age readers.
What were once two separate events — Automechanika Chicago and NACE — joined forces last year to bring both the collision and mechanical segments of the industry a trade show and training event with more impact, education and takeaways than either could provide on their own.
Mitchell 1 has taken a deep look at the evolving means of communication, along with other communication tools, and created new ways owners and managers easily can communicate with customers throughout the repair process.
NACE Automechanika Chicago will feature a show floor with more than 500 exhibitors, the latest advancements in automotive technology, technical training programs, educational seminars and a plethora of networking opportunities available to attendees and exhibitors.
We’ve reached another milestone in the mobile A/C refrigerant timeline, and this time it’s a big one: January 1, 2017 was the drop-dead date set by the EU for when vehicle manufacturers can no longer fill any new vehicle’s A/C system with fluorinated refrigerants that have a GWP rating of more than 150.
NACE Automechanika Chicago announces the commitment of the industry’s leading OE brands including Toyota, Fiat/Chrysler, BMW, Nissan, Honda and General Motors. As the largest U.S. tradeshow and training event for automotive service and collision repair shop owners and technicians, the OEs will join more than 600 exhibiting companies who will display their new innovations, products and servic
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