Issue 9 2021
It Never Snows in Miami
There’s an awe that tends to follow truly great salespeople. “They could sell sawdust to a lumber-mill,” we say, with reverence. “He could sell a ketchup popsicle to a woman in white gloves!” But not even the best salesman could sell snow tires in Miami. No matter how incredible their talents, no matter how good…Read More
3 Easy Steps to Grow Your Auto Service Business
Looking for ways to grow your auto repair business? One of the biggest industry challenges is that most people don’t think about auto repair until they need it. To help keep your business top of mind and relevant for customers, we’ve listed three ways to increase sales. 1. Understand Customer Pain Points Your business is…Read More
Should Online Marketplaces Ban The Sale Of Used Catalytic Converters?
Marketplace platforms are designed to allow anyone to buy and sell items through online listings. The user experience is generally simple and the process of creating a listing is quick. That is great if you want to get rid of an item you own and is legally in your possession, but what if that listing…Read More
Helpful Features of Today’s Scan Tools
There is a new sound coming from the engine. The noise is disturbing but initially unknown. You hook up the diagnostic tool, but a code doesn’t pop up. With technology rapidly changing, it’s important to have an up-to-date onboard diagnostic scanner to maximize technician intelligence and accelerate an overall repair job, especially when working on…Read More
The NEW John Bean® Tru-Point™ Augmented Reality (AR) Experience App
Conway, AR – June 9, 2021 – The new John Bean® Tru-Point™ Augmented Reality (AR) Experience app lets shop owners and service technicians explore the new Tru-Point advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) calibration tool in a whole new way. “The Tru-Point AR app gives users a complete view of the next-level in ADAS calibration through…Read More
Is Your Shop on the Top 10 List?
The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair (CCAR) is 100% committed to shop safety; are you? Each year, thousands of Americans are subject to unsafe working conditions resulting in minor to severe injuries. Unfortunately, not all workplace safety accidents allow the worker to come home; far too many unnecessary fatalities occur. As an automotive shop owner,…Read More