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Auto Care Association Extends Award Submission Deadlines

Auto Care Association Extends Award Submission Deadlines

The Auto Care Association is extending the submission deadline for its 2020 awards recognizing excellence in education -- the Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education Award and Auto Care Career & Education (ACE) Award. The new deadline is July 31, 2020.

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Finding Young Techs: Black's Tire Provides Opportunity, Career Paths

Thomas Powell, 25 (right), started with Black's Tire last year. Devin Mason, 22 (left) is one of...

Ryan and Rick Benton from Black’s Tire Service Inc. recently shared what their dealership is doing to attract and cultivate young auto service technicians. “I think there is a common misconception that all millennials are lazy or don’t want to work hard and aren’t interested in our type of industry,” said Ryan. “We have to teach them and make ourselves known as a good option – because we are."

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TIA Touts Success of Webinars, Schedules More

Twenty-six percent of people who registered for TIA's recent webinar series were technicians,...

The Tire Industry Association calls its six weeks of free Automotive Tire Service video conference webinars that were held in May and June “a huge hit.” More than 800 people from all segments of the tire industry and different parts of the world registered for the 30-minute classes.

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Continental Adds 2 TPMS Tools

Continental has added two TPMS tools - the Autodiagnos TPMS D and the Autodiagnos TPMS SE.

Continental has introduced two tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) tools designed to help technicians handle 98.6% of all domestic, European and Asian vehicles.

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Kaeser Offers Redesigned Rotary Screw Compressors

Kaeser's completely redesigned rotary screw vacuum packages are specifically designed for...

Kaeser Compressors Inc.'s redesigned ASV, BSV and CSV rotary screw vacuum packages offer capacities from 141 to 554 acfm at 99% vacuum. Featuring a completely new cabinet and air flow design, these 10-40 hp units offer exceptionally quiet operation in a compact footprint.

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Continental Introduces Two New TPMS Tools

With the Autodiagnos TPMS D and SE tools, professional technicians can handle all of the TPMS...

Continental has introduced two new tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) tools designed to help shops optimize their investment in TPMS and tire service. With the Autodiagnos TPMS D and SE tools, professional technicians can handle all of the TPMS and tire service requirements of their customers.

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Mobile Tire Installers See Increase in Demand

"I’ve never seen this much excitement” around mobile tire installation, says Joe Flores,...

Stay-at-home orders and social distancing rules have led to more utilization of mobile tire installation services in recent months. "I’ve never seen this much excitement” around mobile tire installation, says Joe Flores, co-owner of GoMobile Tires.

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Spicer Driveshafts Save Techs Assembly Time

Spicer driveshafts are designed to be drop-in replacements to save technicians assembly time.

Dana Inc. has designed its Spicer driveshafts to be drop-in replacements for Mercedes-Benz /Ram Promaster Sprinter vans that eliminate technician assembly time so replacements can be completed quickly.

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Matco Offers Ball Joint Adapter Kit

The ball joint adapter kit includes seven adapters that cover 235 vehicle models.

Matco Tools has released a versatile Connected Ball Joint Adapter Kit (BJPXR9) with seven adapters to cover 235 of the most popular models of sedans, light trucks and SUVs.