Shop management

  • NAPA TRACS customers can now use BOLT ON TECHNOLOGY’s suite of add-on automotive software solutions to save time, boost shop profits, increase efficiency and improve the overall customer experience.
    bolt on technology
  • SHIFTMobility introduces ShopLite, a fully mobile solution geared for independent repair centers. ShopLite is a vertically integrated solution connecting inventory and price lists to repair centers enabling immediate response to car owner’s service needs.
    shiftmobility, shoplite basic
  • MOTOSHOP Technology Tools, a product portfolio from Advance Auto Parts, Inc., recently introduced MotoSHOP Shop Management System, along with enhancements to its existing portfolio of Web-based programs for commercial shop owners and technicians.
  • Mitchell 1 announces its ProDemand repair, diagnostic and maintenance information program has been optimized specifically for tablet devices to give users greater ability to access repair information right at the vehicle.
    Mitchell 1
  • Kukui Corporation, a developer of marketing software solutions for the automotive repair industry, has appointed Mike Giblin President of the company’s U.S. Operations. 
  • There is a growing shortage of younger technicians who want to get into automotive repair as a career. According to the Manpower Group, “Hardest to Fill Survey for 2013,” automotive mechanics (technicians) are among the hardest positions to fill in the U.S. 
  • Some want to develop a second in command so they can enjoy more free time in their life or prepare for retirement. This gives us the knowledge and skill to implement change; however, the one thing we have to have is your commitment. 
    Chris Frederick
  • Identifix, Inc., an industry leader in vehicle diagnostics and repair for more than 25 years, will soon allow shop management system (SMS) providers to integrate Direct-Hit, Identifix’s award-winning online tool, within their systems. 
    Identifix, Direct-Hit