Centric Parts, a division of APC Automotive Technologies, is launching a promotion designed to give professional technicians the opportunity to try its next generation PQ Pro brake pads free of charge. The promotion, entitled PQ Pro “Experience the Best,” will begin on April 1, 2019, and conclude on May 31, 2019.
Goodson Tools & Supplies for Engine Builders has added more sizes, grits and abrasives to its line of crankshaft polishing belts.
Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper will kick off their Ultimate Outdoor Adventure sweepstakes on March 1 which will send winners to Branson, Mo., in October to experience "the ultimate in privacy and comfort at America’s premier wilderness resort."
Brake pads without a mechanical retention system have a significantly increased risk of the friction material separating from the backing plate -- which can lead to brake failure.
Mahle GmbH has acquired a license package from WiTricity for its magnetic resonance technology. With this move, the technology group can work toward becoming a supplier of wireless charging technology for electric vehicles.
Dorman Products Inc.’s OE Fix Guide tells the stories behind dozens of OE Fix products, showing how the company's engineers diagnosed failure points in original designs, and found ways to simplify replacement or make upgrades to increase performance and reliability.
In today’s world of automotive repair we’re faced with dealing with a broad range of different types of systems in modern day vehicles that reach our service bays.
I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “Don’t get pushy.” Well, in the automotive world this phrase seems to have taken on a new meaning. In the last 10 to 15 years or so the number of buttons on a motor vehicle seems to have grown immensely. I remember back in the early days of my automotive career there were fewer buttons to push on the dash and more levers or sliding cable-operated controls than there are on today’s vehicles.
If you’re looking for an ideal example of a quality-minded shop located in a small town setting, look no further. Smitty’s Car Service has been taking care of locals since 1939 in a town that rivals the idyllic Mayberry for its charm and all-American flavor. Located about 13 miles southwest of Akron, Ohio, Smitty’s lies on the immediate outskirts of 200-plus-year-old Doylestown.
KYB Americas Corp. has made two appointments to its expanding Customer Support Department in Greenwood, Ind. Jim Thomas has been promoted to customer support manager and Jessica Young has been named a customer support representative.
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