Auto Service

The competition for automotive service is fierce, from car dealers, large chain store retailers, and mass merchandisers to small repair shops. We’ll keep you current on the latest news and trends in automotive service to grow this important aspect of your business.


Arnott says its front air strut for Land Rovers and Range Rovers is new, not remanufactured.
August 27, 2015

Arnott has new air struts for Rovers

Arnott Inc. has introduced a front air strut for the '05-'09 Land Rover Discovery LR3, '10-'14 LR4, and the '06-'14 Range Rover Sport.

Tags: air struts, Arnott Inc.

Monster s 3/8-inch drive high power air ratchet has 100 ft.-lbs. of maximum torque with 600 rpm free
August 27, 2015

Monster offers high power air ratchet

Monster Automotive Tools & Equipment reports its Monster brand 3/8-inch drive high power air ratchet (Part No. MST7108) has 100 ft.-lbs. of maximum torque with 600 rpm free speed.

Tags: Air ratchet, Monster brand

Five Federated Car Care customers enjoyed racing and baseball as winners in the  Get Dirty With
August 25, 2015

'Get Dirty With Kenny' contest winners revealed

Five Federated Car Care customers hit the dirt with Kenny Schrader and Justin Allgaier as winners of the annual “Get Dirty with Kenny” contest.

Tags: Contest, Federated Auto Parts, Federated Car Care

Centric Parts has released its updated brake system catalog for the Mexican market.
August 24, 2015

Centric Parts updates catalog for Mexico

Centric Parts has released its updated brake systems catalog for Mexico. The 2015 Sistemas de Frenos Mexico catalog has hundreds of new part numbers, new product categories, new makes and new models.

Tags: Brake systems, Catalog, Centric Parts

The Monroe coverage expansion includes additions to Quick-Strut assemblies.
August 24, 2015

Tenneco adds to Monroe ride control line

Tenneco Inc. has announced a significant expansion of its Monroe ride control product line, with more than 307 new parts including 45 replacement strut assemblies that together cover over 15.3 million additional passenger vehicles.

Tags: electronic dampers, Monroe, Shocks and struts, Tenneco Inc.

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Parnelli Jones partnered with winners, and won
August 20, 2015

Parnelli Jones partnered with winners, and won  

I worked for Parnelli Jones for 20-plus years in a variety of capacities. In many ways, Jones is just an ordinary guy; in other ways, he’s quite extraordinary.

Tags: Counter intelligence, Parnelli Jones, Sales training, Wayne Williams

TPMS: Buick Enclave – 2008-2013
July 21, 2015

TPMS: Buick Enclave – 2008-2013  

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) on the 2008–2013 Buick Enclave alerts the driver when a large change in the pressure of one tire exists while the vehicle is being driven.

Tags: Buick Enclave, Mitchell 1, TPMS

A rocky ride on a space-saver tire
July 21, 2015

A rocky ride on a space-saver tire  

This month my article revolves around a recent road experience I had as opposed to a market view, just to be different for a change.

Tags: European Notebook, John Stone, Space saver tires, Universal wheels

Ask leading and difficult questions with confidence
July 21, 2015

Ask leading and difficult questions with confidence  

We have been looking at the importance of asking questions, the right questions in the right order for the right reasons that generate the right results.

Tags: Counter intelligence, Retail sales, Wayne Williams

Arfa Syed says sharing images on Twitter is key. Research shows tweets with images receive 18% more
July 21, 2015

Look to Twitter for a treasure trove of data to enhance your business  

Signing up to use Twitter is one thing. Sending a tweet is another baby step. But using the social media network to draw attention to your business, engage with your customers and ultimately measure your results is another thing altogether. It might sound frightening and intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be.

Tags: Arfa Syed, Social media, Twitter

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