Technicians have a chance to win the “Ultimate Diagnostics for Life” package from OTC, a Bosch Automotive Service Solutions brand, at the 2015 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show Nov. 3-6.
The 2015 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) has added six free sessions covering the use of new technology in the automotive aftermarket industry. The new ExpressEdu sessions will also look at future technology applications.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is taking its Certified Automotive Training Service (ATS) Instructor Class on Nov. 10-13, 2015, to Sarasota, Fla.
The Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi LLC plant is mass producing truck tires, roughly 24 months after breaking ground.
Coats' reliability and durability meets tiltback in the Coats GTS Series tire changers.
Robert Bosch LLC has signed a five-year sponsorship agreement with Universal Technical Institute (UTI) to provide automotive parts, equipment and training support at all UTI campuses nationwide.
Mahle Service Solutions, a division of Mahle Aftermarket Inc., is a recipient in the Motor Magazine Top 20 Tool Award competition for its ArcticPro ACX1280 A/C machine that processes the new R1234yf refrigerant.
KYB Americas Corp. has expanded domestic coverage for its Strut-Plus Complete Assemblies, and Excel-G lines.
If expanding your tire business is the ultimate goal, you might be looking for inspiration from other tire dealers who have done it, and succeeded. Modern Tire Dealer’s 2015 Tire Dealer of the Year Ricky Benton has more than quadrupled the number of stores in the Black’s Tire Service Inc. chain in the 19 years he’s owned the business.
The emerging role of telematics as a revenue generator for independent auto repair shops will be the focus of educational sessions at the 2015 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), Nov. 3-5 in Las Vegas, Nev.
Clore Automotive Inc. has added a 900 peak amp 12 volt jump starter to its CarStart line. The new Model No. CS2200 features 900 peak amps and 250 cranking amps of jump starting power to start virtually any passenger vehicle.
Philips Electronics N.V. has introduced a fog lamp for replacement on late-model imports. The new Philips XtremeVision Fog Lamp delivers extremely bright, white 6000K light that perfectly matches the color of Xenon and LED headlights.
Tenneco Inc. is bringing back its DynoMax Performance Exhaust muffler promotion, delivering sound, performance and value – in the form of a $25 Visa Prepaid card – to consumers who purchase a qualifying DynoMax VT or Ultra Flo welded muffler or muffler assembly this fall.
Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.