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ASW Conversations: Brian Wheeler on keeping up with technology
July 8, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  Auto Service World · 016 Brian Wheeler on keeping up with technology   Brian Wheeler is vice president of business development and marketing for Fort Smith, Arkansas-based Cloyes. A supplier of timing drive system kits and components, Cloyes really

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Code Clearing: Finding the solution in the fine print
July 6, 2020 by Allan Janssen

By Jordan Coseni There’s a reason a lot of technicians dread having to diagnose emissions-related failures on light duty diesel trucks and vans. These vehicles can send confusing signals, and codes can be difficult to clear. Over the past year

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Code-clearing: Finding the solution in the small print
July 6, 2020 by Jordan Coseni

By Jordan Coseni There’s a reason a lot of technicians dread having to diagnose emissions-related failures on light duty diesel trucks and vans. These vehicles can send confusing signals, and codes can be difficult to clear. Over the past year

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What will your next fleet look like?
June 29, 2020 by Allan Janssen

By Anne Mellano Amazon recently announced the order of 100,000 electric vans to be delivered by 2030. For perspective, that’s more vehicles than FedEx currently uses worldwide. The fleet world is increasingly enamoured with electric vehicles, particularly business like the

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What will your next fleet look like?
June 29, 2020 by Anne Mellano

Will you have a fleet of electric vehicles some day? More to the point, will your fleet have the juice to deliver?

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ATSS to offer Powerstroke Diesel online class June 2
May 27, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Automotive Technical Support Services (ATSS) is offering an online Ford 6.7 L Powerstroke Diesel class on June 2. The class will be held twice, once at 7 p.m. Eastern Time, and again at 7 p.m. Pacific Time. Trainer Mike Cleary

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Preparing for ADAS
May 26, 2020 by Allan Janssen

By Jacob Stoller An aspiring tech watches as a vehicle service professional conducts an advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) calibration. Amazed at the technology, the young job candidate can’t contain his enthusiasm any longer. “I want to do every one

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Preparing for ADAS
May 26, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Half the cars on Canadian roads will soon be equipped with advanced driving features. This poses both challenges and opportunities for independent shops.

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Carmakers met 2018 GHG targets, EPA concludes
May 11, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The average estimated CO2 emission rate for all model year 2018 vehicles in the U.S. fell by 4 grams per mile to 353 g/mi – the lowest ever measured. The U.S.-based Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its latest findings on

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ASE to host free technical webinar on electrical diagnostics
May 7, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is hosting a free webinar tomorrow at 4 p.m. ET covering “Electrical Diagnostic Skills & Strategies.” Instructors Bobby Willis and Wade McCarty will demonstrate the use of virtual tools and teaching aids that

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U.S. vehicles setting new records for fuel efficiency: EPA
March 17, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The U.S. vehicle fleet hit a record for fuel efficiency in 2018 averaging 25.1 miles mpg in real-world driving as it rose 0.2 mpg, according to that company’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The fleet is also preliminarily anticipated to jump

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The agricultural side of ‘Right to Repair’
March 12, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Bloomberg Business Week has taken a look at the right-to-repair movement in the heartland of America, where farmers are demanding access to the software that runs their equipment. The issue, which has been a hot topic in the automotive aftermarket