Within the next two years, 87% of new cars in the United States will have the ability to transmit diagnostic and repair data via telematics, according to the Auto Care Association.
Schrader TPMS Solutions says its new EZ-Sensor GO tire pressure monitoring system sensor will be available during the second quarter of 2020.
Fifty-three automotive service professionals were honored during the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence’s recent Fall Board of Governors meeting.
The Automotive Lift Institute “will continue to explore new concepts and approaches to promote the safe design, construction, installation, inspection and use of automotive lifts.”
Drew Technologies, Autologic Diagnostics, Farsight, and Bluelink Diagnostic Solutions, companies within the Intelligent Vehicle Support (IVS) division of Opus Group AB, are unifying and will officially be known as Opus IVS.
Tuffy Tire & Auto Service, which has more than 170 Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Centers in Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin, has one more with the grand opening of a Pelham, Ala., location.
Trico Products Corp. has introduced a line of universal rear wiper blades to fit both beam and integral wiper arms.
Nominations are now open for TechForce Foundation’s 2019 Techs Rock Awards.
Castrol, the lubricants brand of BP, has announced a long-term strategic partnership with Driven Brands and Take 5 Oil Change. The two teams will partner to integrate training, service and marketing efforts to ensure continued growth for both the company and franchise Take 5 Oil Change locations.
Two of the largest independent tire dealers in the U.S. earned the highest customer satisfaction scores in a new ranking of the aftermarket by J.D. Power and Associates. But the survey shows there's plenty of competition nipping at their heels.
In its first measurement of customer satisfaction scores in the automotive aftermarket, J.D. Power and Associates says the highest satisfaction scores are connected to consistent service processes. One thing consumers appreciate: the vehicle walkaround.
Snap-on Inc. says its new John Bean EZ-ADAS system is designed for shops that want to expand their business by servicing Advanced Driver Assistance Systems-equipped vehicles.
Bartec USA LLC will demonstrate its Rite-Sensor tire pressure monitoring sensor during next month's Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show.