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Driver of EV sales today is what will hold it back tomorrow: Expert
September 28, 2021 by Adam Malik

Vehicle electrification has been largely driven by regulations, rather than economics. And until the script is flipped, “the demise of the internal combustion engine has been greatly exaggerated,” according to an automotive expert. The timelines for electrification don’t add up

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How much supplier disruptions are hurting repair shops
September 28, 2021 by Adam Malik

Automotive repair shops and their customers are feeling the effect of global supply disruptions, a recent survey suggests. IMR Automotive Market Research interviewed 500 independent automotive repair shops in the United States and found it’s taking longer to service and

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VL now allows for SMS messages
September 27, 2021 by Adam Malik

Users of VL Communications software can now send appointment confirmations through automated text messages. No more calls to confirm appointments — users can simply click on the drop-down menu of AB Magic software and choose the “Send appointment via Text

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Clore updates underhood battery charger
September 27, 2021 by Adam Malik

Clore Automotive has updated its 1.5 Amp 12-volt underhood battery charger/maintainer, from SOLAR. It combines fully automatic operation, a permanent mount design and the ability to properly maintain the different batteries found in almost any car, truck, SUV, ATV, motorcycle

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Some strategies for uncertain supplier times
September 24, 2021 by Adam Malik

Flexibility, realistic timelines and booking early are some of the strategies automotive aftermarket suppliers can utilize to take on freight challenges, according to an expert. Brandon Kraal, senior vice president of international at eShipping, a logistics and transportation management company,

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New owner, name for Spectra Premium
September 22, 2021 by Adam Malik

About 18 months after announcing financial restructuring, Spectra Premium Industries announced that it has been acquired and will undergo a name change. Turnspire Capital Partners, a New York-based private investment firm, has acquired the auto parts manufacturer. It will now

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Supplier conference will require vaccination proof
September 22, 2021 by Adam Malik

The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association announced that its annual technology conference will require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. The updated health and safety measures will be in place for the AASA Technology Conference, set to run Oct.

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Wurth opens first retail store in Canada
September 21, 2021 by Adam Malik

Wurth Canada celebrated the opening of its first retail location in Canada last week. At a celebration that included music, food – including handmade pretzels – and special guests, the company officially opened the doors to the store in Vaughan,

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New series of hose reels from Graco
September 20, 2021 by Adam Malik

Smoother releases and consistent recoiling are some of the features of a new series of hose reels from Graco. The company announced the launch of the LDX, SDX and XDX series of hose reels to handle all common fluids. The

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Enhancing ADAS calibrations
September 20, 2021 by Adam Malik

Mitchell and Car ADAS Solutions have teamed up to offer enhanced support for dynamic and static ADAS calibrations Mitchell’s MD-500 scan tool and MD-TS21 target system combined with Car ADAS Solutions’ onsite evaluation, training, implementation and support services can help

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New pre-set dispense metres now available
September 20, 2021 by Adam Malik

New dispense meters are now available from Graco. The company announced the launch of its PM8 and PM20 dispense meters, both of which are part of our new PM series of electric pre-set dispense meters. They are designed to withstand

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New valve cover saver for Ford engines
September 20, 2021 by Adam Malik

ProMaxx Tool has launched its new Valve Cover Saver (VCS) Repair Kit for certain Ford engines. Technicians faced with broken ignition coil hold-down bolts on Ford 3.5L EcoBoost and 5.0L Coyote engines can quickly and easily rescue the valve cover