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ZF Adds 100th Location to WABCO Service Partner Program

ZF says it plans to add more than 150 new independent locations by the end of 2022.

Bridgestone Offers Firestone Direct Mobile Vehicle Service

Firestone Direct brings the capabilities of the company’s 2,200 Bridgestone Retail Operations automotive service centers directly to vehicle owners.

Service With A Personal Touch

Pete Chapman, store manager at Car Parts Warehouse in Warrensville Heights, Ohio, excels at cultivating relationships with his commercial and DIY customers.

More Than Half Of Consumers Paid For Major Car Repairs In The Past 5 Years, According To Ally Financial

A 2018 Federal Reserve study also found that when faced with an unexpected $400 emergency expense, 41 percent of adults either could not pay the expense, or would need to borrow money or sell something to cover it.

BOLT ON TECHNOLOGY Shops Reach 15M Photos Using Mobile Manager Pro

Just last month alone, shops took about 1 million photos; each one accompanied by a clear description of the tech’s findings and, when needed, a recommendation for the customer to consider.

Mitchell 1 Celebrates 100th Anniversary With ‘Thank You Thursdays’ Sweepstakes

Running now through July 12, one lucky winner will be chosen each week to receive a $100 Visa gift card.

Take 5 Oil Change Now Franchising The Southeast

With two new franchised locations in the Carolinas, Take 5 plans to continue partnering with franchisees in these states, as well as throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Industry Experts To Offer Sessions On Service Excellence, Strategies For Effective Leadership At ASA’s Annual Business Meeting

The classes are approved by the Automotive Management Institute, and students can earn six credits per class.

Christian Brothers Automotive Announces Plans For Expansion In 2018

The brand plans to open up more than 20 new locations in 2018, with eight locations slated to open during the first quarter.

Accuride Launches ProFinish Steel Wheel Refinishing Service

ProFinish will refinish all steel wheel makes with Accuride’s advanced Steel Armor coating that delivers corrosion protection and carries a 12-month warranty against rust damage.

YourMechanic Launches Aftermarket Pre-Paid Maintenance Product For Independent Auto Dealers

The new product offers routine maintenance packages for car owners delivered by mobile mechanics.

Maaco Celebrates 500th North American Store Opening In Dallas

The Maaco in Mansfield, Texas, south of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, co-hosted a ribbon-cutting event with the Mansfield Chamber of Commerce for community partners on Thursday, March 9. It is the 17th location in the Dallas market.