River Valley

  • St. Louis—After a few years away in Richmond, Va., with an automotive research and development job, St. Louis native Trey Miller came home in 1996. A graduate of Ranken Technical, Miller said he grew up with a love of cars, especially the...

  • Shop offers diversified services in performance, diesel repairs, off-road, and fabrication

    St. Charles, Mo.—Ben Craven, owner of Craven Performance & Off Road, said his business has thrived in a slow...

  • Union, Mo.—As automotive charging and starting systems have become more durable, Central Automotive Electric has increasingly focused on sustainable niche markets, said Mike Schroeder, who owns and runs the business with his wife, Michele...

  • ILLINOIS

    The Auto & Truck Recyclers of Illinois 2014 Convention and Trade Show is Sept. 19-20, at the Embassy Suites East Peoria Hotel and Conference Center. Seminars and events include Parts...

  • St. Louis—With modern vehicles having more control modules than ever, it’s critical to have an OEM scan tool to reprogram them, said Mike Fitzgibbons, who with his brother, Clif Fitzgibbons, owns and operates Fitz’z Service Inc...

  • Maryland Heights, Mo.—As Bob’s Transmission & Automotive Service celebrates 25 years in business, it’s adapted to market demands, said Rob Fox, who owns and operates the business with his sister, Jodie Triplett, and his...

  • St. Charles, Mo.—Shop owners will be able to preview tools, equipment and services for their shop during an exclusive owners-only preview at the free trade show sponsored by the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Missouri (AASP-MO...

  • Terre Haute, Ind.—Scheid Diesel driver Jared Jones stages his Spitzer dragster, the 5.9 Cummins growling and the oversized turbo whistling as it builds boost. Just 6.46 seconds later after breaking the starting beam, a plume of black smoke...

  • Bridgeton, Mo.—Third-generation shop owner Jon Parmentier grew up in the collision repair business, and he still has family who are running two other shops. And even with more than 20 years of experience under his belt, there’s much...

  • ILLINOIS

    The Auto & Truck Recyclers of Illinois 2014 Convention and Trade Show is Sept. 19-20, at the Embassy Suites East Peoria Hotel and Conference Center. Seminars and events include Parts...