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In Part 11 of this series on ground circuits, we look at measuring ground side voltage.
Ground Circuits
Ken-Tool has announced the availability of the HexChex Multi-Size loose wheel nut indicators, with significant advantages over similar products.
The integrated printer is designed to capture test results for customer records such as presenting the state of health and state of charge percentage of the batteries to ensure optimal efficiency and usage.
Advanced Lighting Systems (ALS) is pleased to announce the addition of the new 600lm rechargeable handheld LED Audio Light to its line of high-quality work lights. 
Epicor Software Corporation has awarded a free subscription of the Epicor Integrated Service Estimator (ISE) mechanical service estimating solution to God’s Garage, a non-profit automotive repair shop headquartered in Conroe, Texas.
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Remarkable Results
The Auto Care Association joined a coalition of major auto industry groups representing nearly 10 million jobs in the United States to urge the Trump administration to avoide imposiing additional tariffs on imported autos and auto parts.
DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc. has expanded its PowerEdge diesel aftertreatment line to cover light- and medium-duty vehicles.
The new Power Supply/Jump Starter Kits (part no. KTI74391, KTI74392, KTI74393 & KTI74394) from K Tool International are portable lifesavers when you’re on the ropes!
K Tool International
Brin Kline, Tanner Brandt, and Pedro De La Torre share their passion for their craft and talk scheduling and selling diagnostics.
Remarkable Results


Service King Collision Repair Centers announced the appointment of David Cush as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. He will replace Chris Abraham, who has departed from the role.
Service King
Heavy-duty aftermarket professionals have completed the week-long Heavy Duty Leadership (HDL) education conference, held at Northwood University.
In this episode of Friday Fast Facts: Avery Hodge talks about the importance of pre- and post-repair scanning.
Original One Parts
I’ve partnered with Raymond James Capital Markets to create a unique survey that leverages the research capabilities of Raymond James Capital Markets equity analysts and Supplement Advisory’s unique insight into the North American collisi
Brad Mewes
The donations provide students studying for a career in the collision industry with much needed support of their chosen training programs. Schools eligible for donations participate in a variety of Foundation programs seeking to improve educational o
Original One Parts is answering strong demand for its Certified Original auto parts, by announcing expansion in Dallas and opening its second Original One Parts Distribution Center.
Registration for the Society of Collision Repair Specialists' (SCRS) Repairer Driven Education (RDE) series at the 2018 SEMA Show is open and can be accessed at
Global Auto Body & Collision will welcome Ryan Evans and Lonny Speer of Count’s Kustoms to Cleveland during an open house event on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 11 am.
The Collision Repair Education Foundation announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Trustees including: Doug Irish, Fayetteville Technical Community College; Mark Helvenston, Insurance Auto Auctions; and Steve Schmidt, State Farm
The Automotive Service Association (ASA) is seeking a new executive director. Between now and Oct. 1, 2018, ASA is inviting interested and qualified candidates to submit their applications to lead the 67-year-old association.

Aftermarket Business

"If we lose the opportunity to develop and manufacture new technologies in the U.S., we will have little opportunity to recoup these losses for a decade,” Ann Wilson, MEMA.
The new offering includes a PurolatorONE air filter application for the 2018 Ford EcoSport, and many other 2018 applications for air, cabin air and oil filters.
Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Material Technologies Shaping the Future of Electric Vehicles (EV), discusses the material technologies used in EVs by analyzing recent global and regional trends
Frost & Sullivan
Connectivity, robot repair, artificial intelligence – the Frankfurt Festhalle will be transformed into a hotspot for future trends as companies showcase innovative products and solutions for the automotive aftermarket during Automechanika,
Automechanika Frankfurt
Hawk Performance, a manufacturer of high performance aftermarket brake friction products for street and track use, announces the launch of Talon rotors, its proprietary street performance line of rotors and brake kits.
The LATIN AUTO PARTS EXPO, an annual auto parts exhibition in Latin America and the Caribbean, announces Michael Dunne, a leading expert of electric and autonomous vehicles, as the show’s keynote speaker.
Latin Auto Parts Expo
Going into effect on August 30th, Prop 65 regulations will require companies that sell products that meet a certain exposure level for either cancer or reproductive thresholds to include new warnings on the label, as well as on the websites where the
The Automotive Distribution Network continues to expand the presence of the Auto Pride brand on the East Coast with the recent signings of Quick Auto Parts and Concord Auto Parts in Hicksville, N.Y. 
Auto Pride
Diesel Forward has signed an agreement to purchase the assets of Central Motive Power. The anticipated close date is mid-August, 2018. Both companies distribute diesel engine parts for leading global manufacturers.
Automotive water and fuel pump manufacturer Airtex-ASC announced its North Canton cooling pump manufacturing facility has achieved Q1 certification from the Ford Motor Company.