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Shop Owners Talk Industry Trends With Mitchell 1’s Ben Johnson

Johnson moderated a panel discussion with repair shop owners during the recently held Tool Tech conference.

Trade Groups Push Access To OEM And Multi-Brand Scan Tools

The position statement comes after significant commentary and debate surrounding use of multi-brand versus OEM scan tools.

AMRA, ETI, NASTF To Hold Combined Spring Conferences

This collaboration leverages each association’s membership and brings together OEMs and aftermarket service providers.

ETI Hires Julianne Sweet As Marketing And Events Manager

Sweet (pictured) will be responsible for directing the institute’s marketing programs, activities and events.

Automakers Recognized For Supporting ETI Members And The Aftermarket

The methodology used to determine the awards began with an 11-point OEM support survey, which was sent to all ETI delegates.

Equipment And Tool Institute Announces 2017-’18 Officers And New Directors

Brian Herron was named president, Jim Fish was named vice president of programs and Kevin FitzPatrick was named vice president of marketing.

ETI Joins New SAE Initiative On Automotive Cybersecurity

The newly formed task force is looking to create a set of standards to help secure the diagnostic link connector while maintaining legitimate access for OBD emissions testing, aftermarket repair tools and technicians.

The Equipment And Tool Institute Sets Its Eyes On The Future With A New Strategic Planning Process

The ETI board of directors and staff teamed up with the Baker Strategy Group in an intensive one-day strategic planning session to develop a roadmap for the institute.

Mitchell 1’s Ben Johnson To Present Industry Trends Session During 2017 ToolTech

Johnson also will moderate a panel discussion on emerging technologies.

AAIA Hosts European Aftermarket Leaders For Global Issues Talks

BETHESDA, Md. – To promote cooperation on legislative and technical issues of importance to the economic health of the global independent auto care industry, the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) recently hosted leaders of several European and South African aftermarket organizations for week-long talks. Among the issues addressed were Right to Repair, challenges posed by car