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ASA-Midwest Declares Independence, Becomes Midwest Auto Care Alliance

In the interest of better serving their members, the ASA-Midwest ... Read More

CARDONE Launches New Video Contest

CARDONE Industries has announced a new video competition for automotive ... Read More

Most Americans Have No Idea What’s Going on Under the Hood

A study of 2,000 American car owners found as many ... Read More

Cars Stolen from Dealership After Oil Changes

Two people are saying that their two cars were stolen ... Read More

Petty’s Garage Begins Work on MAHLE’s 2018 “Drive With The Original” Grand Prize

At Petty’s Garage work has commenced building the grand prize ... Read More

Volkswagen Fined $1.2 Billion for Cheating Diesel Emissions

German authorities fined Volkswagen 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) Wednesday ... Read More

GM Executive Crashes Pace Car, Delaying Race

The 2018 Detroit Grand Prix of Belle Isle was delayed ... Read More

Automotive Technology Students to Compete in The Great Race

Students in Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s automotive technology program will ... Read More

Take 5 Oil Change Now Franchising

Market leader and designer of the first drive-thru oil change ... Read More
Seven Best Practices to Budget (and Spend) for Marketing

Seven Best Practices to Budget (and Spend) for Marketing

For anyone charged with allocating marketing dollars, it can seem like an arduous and even dicey process to decide how much to spend annually, and on what. For some, it’s ... Read More
Will We Return to Individual Oils for Vehicles?

Will We Return to Individual Oils for Vehicles?

About 50 years ago, the motor oil business was based on individual OEM requirements. Ford, General Motors and Chrysler had special tests they required in addition to what was then ... Read More
Chatting with the SheCANic, Patrice Banks

Chatting with the SheCANic, Patrice Banks

NOLN recently sat down with Patrice Banks, author of “The Girls Auto Clinic Glove Box Guide,” and founder of Girls Auto Clinic, an auto repair shop she owns outside Philadelphia, ... Read More
Family Business Trusts: Protecting Valuable Assets from Outside Threats

Family Business Trusts: Protecting Valuable Assets from Outside Threats

James runs a rapidly growing family business. Things are going great now, but he worries about the future. If he should suddenly become incapacitated, who will run the enterprise for ... Read More
View from the Trenches

View from the Trenches

Bogi Lateiner, of 180 Degrees Automotive, Sheds Light on How Shops Can Make Women Feel Comfortable As a technician, shop owner and a coach to other shop owners, Sarah “Bogi” ... Read More
Female Friendly: How to Attract, Hire and Retain Women as Employees

Female Friendly: How to Attract, Hire and Retain Women as Employees

Only 26 percent of the workforce in the automotive industry, including manufacturing, are roles held by women. With this in mind, what is your strategy to attract, hire and retain ... Read More
Tech Spec: 2018 Toyota C-HR

Tech Spec: 2018 Toyota C-HR

Motor oil: 0W-16/0W-20 Capacity: 4.4 quarts (4.2 liters) First arriving in dealerships in April 2017, Toyota introduced the all-new 2018 Toyota C-HR — or Coupe High-Rider. First shown in concept ... Read More

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