What will be the biggest challenges facing auto service repair facilities this year? Automotive market research firm IMR Inc. has some insights.
Tire dealers and auto repair shops in Virginia recently scored a legislative victory in their fight to overturn a proposal that would do away with the state’s vehicle inspection program.
Icahn Automotive Group LLC has completed its acquisition of Tecnicentros Mundial, a six-location automotive service chain in Puerto Rico.
Advance Auto Parts Inc. has acquired the DieHard brand from Transform Holdco LLC (Transformco) for $200 million.
OptiCat LLC, a leading supplier of cataloging data services for the automotive and heavy-duty aftermarket, has appointed industry veterans Don McEntee as director of sales and marketing and Kyle Johnson as director of business development.
Whenever a 2011–2019 Honda Odyssey’s speed exceeds 28 mph, the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) control unit monitors all four tires and the system. If it detects less than 28 psi (190 kPa) it alerts the driver by turning on the low pressure indicator and setting a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) in the control unit.
Modern Tire Dealer columnist Michael McGregor explains why predictive vehicle maintenance solutions make the managed car care concept more relevant than ever.
In just two years, 87% of new cars in the U.S will be able to transmit diagnostic and repair data via telematics. The Auto Care Association’s Aaron Lowe discusses legislation aimed at making vehicle data accessible to independent tire dealers.
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.
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