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
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.
Having an understanding of how the network is laid out and the protocol or protocols it communicates with are essential. A wiring diagram and a quick read of service information will usually provide a quick insight of the network’s layout and communication characteristics.
With 25 years of experience as an executive in the automotive aftermarket, Erika Alessandrini, executive coach in Carleton, Mich., knows what it takes to drive change and fuel bottom line growth in the industry.
In an effort to bring affordable training to more automotive professionals in need, the UBM Community Engagement Program has joined with AMi, NATEF and TST to provide scholarships for NACE Automechanika Chicago covering travel expenses and more.
Many of the hybrid vehicles I have worked on do not average anywhere near the suggested EPA ratings. One such example is a 2008 Toyota Prius that only averages 30.5 when it should be averaging about 46 mpg.
The NACE Automechanika Commitment to Training completed its third one-day training event of 2016 in mid-November, with a record turnout that brought the total number of automotive professionals trained this year to more than 370.
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