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Appsbar’s Free ‘Create Your Own App’ Platform Now Available for Repair Shops

Easy-to-use tool allows shops of all sizes to create mobile app.

Gates Releases 748 New Automotive Aftermarket Parts

Gates Corp. has announced the addition of 748 new part numbers covering millions of vehicles in operation to its line of original equipment manufacturer (OEM) quality automotive aftermarket products.

AAIA and ASE Recognize World Class Technicians

The recognition partnership between AAIA and ASE represents one of the most significant achievement awards available to ASE-certified professionals.

Access Underhood Service Magazine Service Information On-Line

The digital version of the February issue of Underhood Service is now available on-line. The easy-to-view digital version features articles on No-Code Diagnostics, the inner workings of the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) and problems associated with bio fuels.

Autopart International Supports Professional Installers With A New Severe Duty Chassis Line

Autopart International introduces its new Severe Duty Chassis line. Engineered specifically for trucks, SUVs and commercial use vehicles, Autopart International’s new Severe Duty Chassis line offers the professional technician improved durability and extended life on ball joints and tie rod ends.

Federal-Mogul Introduces 98 New MOOG Steering And Suspension Parts

Federal-Mogul has introduced 98 new MOOG steering and suspension components for millions of popular late-model foreign nameplate and domestic passenger vehicles. The MOOG product line is a one-stop source of innovative service solutions for virtually any popular automotive application, according to Federal-Mogul.

Rein Automotive Introduces ‘First Aid Program’ For Problematic Parts

CRP Automotive, a provider of OE-quality replacement parts for Asian and European import vehicle applications, has developed a special Rein Automotive parts program that focuses on components with high incidents of replacement or failure on certain vehicles. The Rein Automotive “First Aid” program delivers a valuable problem-solving solution, and, to make things easy for the professional technician, installation components, such as O-rings and clamps, are included, according to CRP.

AutoInc. Selects Top 10 Repair Websites

How does your shop’s site measure up to the Top 10?

2013 VISION Set to Offer Power-Packed Industry Training

Four full days of education cover management, technical and educator topics. Registration for individual courses will be available Feb. 15.

VW’s Says it Will Not Use HFO-1234yf Refrigerant in New Vehicles

In a release from, Volkswagen chief Ferdinand Piech says “the right refrigerant is CO2” for mobile air-conditioning and decides against using 1234yf in new vehicles.

Optimal Auto Care: Specialization Fuels Success of Santa Cruz, CA, Shop That Has Serviced BMWs for More Than 20 Years

When you’ve been in the automotive repair business as long as Nate Smith has, you learn a thing or two about running a successful shop. First and foremost, the customer always comes first. And second, specialization can be the key to success. When Smith opened Optimal Auto Care in Santa Cruz, CA, in 1991 along with his wife Meg, it was with a focus on the repair of BMWs, a nameplate Smith was very familiar with having worked as the service manager for the local BMW dealership for 15 years prior.

Motor Works, Inc.: Successful Rockville, MD, Shop is Built on a ‘Winning Combination’ of Confidence in Staff and Respect for Clientele

When you’ve been a shop owner as long as Greg Skolnik has – since December 1979, to be exact – you’ve learned a thing or two about running a successful automotive repair business: Like ways to retain top-notch employees and how to build relationships with customers that keep them coming back year after year.