As part of the Specialty Equipment Market Association’s (SEMA) initiative to provide live and virtual education to the automotive industry, SEMA is issuing a call for speakers for the SEMA Show, the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show and the association’s year-round virtual education program.
Students who want to get into a field of study that is growing 12 times faster than the current U.S. job market -- IT/cybersecurity -- can now apply for a scholarship from The University of the Aftermarket Foundation (UAF).
AutoVitals, a leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions to automotive repair and maintenance shops, has acquired BayIQ, a provider of automated marketing software to the independent tire and automotive repair industry.
The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Inc. reports Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper will be returning to the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) for an Aftermarket Jackpot Convention – High Stakes Edition – in 2022.
Facepay, a contactless pay technology, has partnered with Pit Crew CoOp to further encourage growth through established customer reward programs. Users of the 0% fee payment system can now add on a comprehensive rewards card program to encourage referrals and boost customer retention.
Scholarships from the University of the Aftermarket Foundation (UAF) and more than 40 aftermarket industry organizations are consolidated and more easily accessed at Automotive Aftermarket Scholarships Central, supported by UAF. The newly redesigned website is located at www.AutomotiveScholarships.com.
Diagnostics can seem tricky and daunting at times. Just the sight of a “U” based code can be intimidating to even the best diagnostic technicians, but if a U0028:00 MOST bus code is set and you are dealing with the complaint of no center stack or no radio operation on a GM car or truck, where do you even start and what the heck is the MOST bus?
Protecting SWG Vehicle Control Systems From Hackers
December 15, 2020
Just when you think you have the automotive industry figured out, another curveball comes your way. The automotive industry continues to change and evolve at an alarming rate. In order to be successful in this industry, you have to roll with the changes. If you don’t update, you will evaporate.
In our 10th installment of Techs Helping Techs, we have the opportunity to allow our readers to share valuable information, for the benefit of all. We all run into diagnostic and repair instances wherein we discover a few tricks. Instead of keeping that valuable information to ourselves, sharing the tips and tricks helps everyone in the service industry to do a better job. Our thanks to those who submitted their experiences.
According to the latest data from automotive industry research firm IMR Inc., 91% of independent auto service facilities have reported a drop in revenue this year, driven by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Dana Inc. has added Victor Reinz Wave-Stopper multi-layer steel (MLS) gaskets to its aftermarket portfolio, featuring Dana-patented technology designed to address the increased sealing requirements of head gaskets in today’s light and commercial diesel engines and forced-induction vehicles.
In a recent National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Training Managers Council (ATMC) webinar, President Dave Milne highlighted results from the 2020 ATMC Training Benchmarks Survey, which surveys those employed by the vehicle service industry.
Dana Inc. has announced that Ultimate Dana 60 front and rear axles are now available for the Jeep Gladiator JT. Specially engineered to be a direct-fit, bolt-in solution, Ultimate Dana 60 axles are designed to give Jeep owners a performance advantage across even the most brutal terrain.
Four Seasons now offers a line of aftermarket light car and truck brushless blower motors, developed and manufactured in North America, according to Ron Miller, director of marketing, Standard Motor Products Temp Control Division.
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) reports the Ford Customer Service Division (FCSD) offers the Ford Accepted Service Training (FAST) Program, which provides technicians who have professional level Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications a shorter path to obtain course equivalency credit toward Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST).