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EyeSpy | Creative DIY repairs… the sequel!
July 8, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Missed an episode? Go to the EyeSpy homepage to get caught up. DO YOU HAVE EYESPY WORTHY PICTURES? If you have pictures of unbelievably creative DIY repairs that had you instantly reaching for your camera [or phone] and you’d like

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Deep Dive: Randy Moore on achieving your dreams
July 6, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Former Mister Transmission president and CEO Randy Moore has written an inspiring book about how to break mental barriers and make dreams come true. Auto Service World editor Allan Janssen sat down with him to discuss the motivation behind “Fly

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On The Spot: ETI savours the sound of success
July 2, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Cruz Pedregon’s nitro-fueled Funny Car was a hit at the recent Tool Tech conference, hosted in Charlotte, N.C. by the Equipment and Tool Institute (ETI). Pedregon fired up his Funny Car — the only fully-functioning display car of its kind

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The More Things Change: Spark Plugs
June 14, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Our latest walk down memory lane takes a look at how the manufacturing and marketing of spark plugs has changed over the years. May 2019: Spark Plugs   The more things change? Take a look back at the quaint old

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Did someone say “lunch break”?
June 12, 2019 by Renee Montague

Do you give your employees a lunch break? By law you have to. But a new study suggests that millennials fear they might be seen as lazy if they actually take it. The study, by paper products manufacturer Tork, shows

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EYE SPY: A box full of clamps… and it still wasn’t enough!
June 10, 2019 by Allan Janssen

It took a box full of clamp – 15 in total – to secure the exhaust pipe on this mid 90s Chevrolet pickup. This picture was sent in a while ago by Mike Devries of VIP Autopro on Wharncliffe Road

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OUTATIME? National paper profiles Canadian shop specializing in DeLoreans
June 7, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Scratching your head at the crazy vehicles that limp into your shop? Imagine specializing in one of the most finicky defunct sports cars of all time. That’s where Justin Sookraj, owner of Wells Auto in Milton, Ont. finds himself! His

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NUMBERS: Statistics about the work we do
June 4, 2019 by Allan Janssen

56% Percentage of consumers who would have to borrow from a line of credit, a family member, or a friend in order to pay for a $1,000 repair. AdvantageWon   11.7 years Average age of U.S. cars and light trucks

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On The Spot: ETI crowd gets an earful from Funny Car driver
June 3, 2019 by Allan Janssen

The first in our new “On The Spot” videos lets you experience what the driver of a nitro-fueled Funny Car might call the sweet sound of success.

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Why do people choose to be self-employed? Freedom!
May 31, 2019 by Renee Montague

Most Canadian entrepreneurs go down the path of self-employment because they’re looking for financial independence and freedom. That’s the main take away from a recent study by Statistics Canada that looked at reasons why people choose to be self-employed. The

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EyeSpy 8 | Father Time
May 28, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Father Time can be cruel — especially to vehicles. The owners of these aging rides clearly didn’t bother to keep up with preventive maintenance!

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EYE SPY: The ravages of time
May 28, 2019 by Allan Janssen

The passing years take an inevitable toll on vehicles. Our latest video offers a glimpse of how vehicle owners sometimes forget to pay the toll!