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Exhaust System Sales Tips
June 1, 2015 by Auto Service World

The exhaust market has seen a resurgence of sorts over the past few seasons, with the reintroduction and continued expansion of muscle car models from all major OEs as well as growth in the standard replacement category. Significant improvements in

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Motor Oil & Filter Sales Tips
June 1, 2015 by Auto Service World

Motor oil and oil filters might be called the lifeblood of the aftermarket, because they play such a critical role in basic regular maintenance. With the variety of items available on the market today, selling in this category can be

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Tips to Build Brake Sales
June 1, 2015 by Auto Service World

When it comes to brake components, there are plenty of options at all levels. Today the brake market is not driven by brand preference as much as it is by the reliability of the components you are handing over the

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Tune-up Tips To Build Sales
June 1, 2015 by Auto Service World

Today, a strong argument could easily be made that the term “tune-up” no longer applies to today’s auto park. Today’s vehicles are now equipped with electronic ignitions and several onboard computers that control all of these functions and more.The term

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Complying With WHMIS 2015
June 1, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

Employees in the automotive aftermarket industry work with chemicals and materials that can affect their health and safety. Hazardous materials can be found in a range of common products in the workplace, such as paints, cleaners, solvents, hardeners, sealants, adhesives,

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BOARDROOM, NOT SHOWROOM, FAILURES COST TARGET
June 1, 2015 by Auto Service World

Without a doubt the most heavily analyzed retail foray into Canada was the ill-starred arrival, and soon thereafter departure, of the Target chain. From the first day the first store opened, the criticism was blistering: same old Zellers layouts, old

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Maturing DEF Market Moving To Bulk Sales
May 1, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

The Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) North American market continues to show significant growth since the implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2010 Diesel Emissions Standards. Every month, newly manufactured trucks requiring DEF hit the road and influence growth of the

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TELEMATICALLY SPEAKING . . .
May 1, 2015 by Auto Service World

The state of automotive technology is often compared to the space race. How many times have you heard the technology in today’s cars as being more advanced than what we went to the moon with? And to this I say,

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Jobber Technology: Tales From the Field
May 1, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

In today’s hyper-paced world of “I need it in half an hour,” jobbers must rely on inventory reports, competitive pricing data, and GPS-enabled parts delivery tracking to remain at the top of their game. Accurate, in-depth data reports are critical

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Performance Industry Defending Rights Of Enthusiasts Could U.S. Copyright Office rulings threaten DIYers?
May 1, 2015 by Auto Service World

Recent developments in the U.S. have pitted advocates for DIYers against automakers. In a surprising battleground, advocates of the rights of car owners to repair their own cars have faced off against automakers before the U.S. Copyright Office, as that

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Building Consumer Confidence Reduce $14B In Unperformed Car Maintenance
May 1, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

The good news is that Canada’s vehicle fleet is growing in size and it is aging gracefully provided vehicle owners follow a solid preventative maintenance program. The bad news is that consumers generally think they are doing a good job

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The Unmistakable Benefits Of Ride Control Training
May 1, 2015 by Auto Service World

Communication training has been a focus in the ride control category, perhaps more than any other product line you sell.The reasons are not hard to fathom: the function of ride control components, whether shocks or struts, is little understood by