• Alldata, AudaExplore, CCC Information Services, Mitchell1, Mitchell International, and Motoshop have all committed to NACE | CARS 2015 through participation in sessions, sponsorships, and exhibits.
  • Scott Avellino, marketing manager for MOTOSHOP Technology Tools, took us on a test drive of the MotoSHOP Shop Management System recently.
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  • MOTOSHOP Technology Tools announced recently the addition of OE repair and diagnostics information for BMW models 1982-2012 and emissions data for all vehicle makes and models from 1996-2014 to MotoLOGIC Repair & Diagnostics, a Web-based tool for automotive technicians.
  • 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.
  • The technology that has challenged you…even threatened you…is another OEM-inspired and dealership-induced game called shop management.
  • MOTOSHOP Technology Tools, a portolio of Web-based resources for automotive technicians, recently announced the grand prize winner and nine runner-ups of The Future of Automotive Repair & Diagnostics Essay Contest. 
  • What’s that you hear? Sounds like a low-key, quiet celebration by the OEMs. Strangely, or perhaps predictably, they may not be all that unhappy about losing the 12-year old Right to Repair battle with the aftermarket over the access of their intellectual property.  
  • As a shop owner, you need dealerships and they need you. But it probably will never be better than a love/hate relationship. In dealing with them, you might want to adopt Godfather son Michael Corleone’s advice — “Keep your friends close…but your enemies closer.”