by Steve Sharp

Ferrari tops the bill at Monterey Pennisula’s annual Classic Car Week

Monterey, Calif.—Each year during the second week of August, tens of thousands of automotive collectors, vintage racers, and enthusiasts from around the world descend on the Monterey Peninsula to attend Car Week. Art shows, movie premieres, auctions, cruises, car shows, and racing - if you love cars you’ll love Car Week. This year, despite it being the 100th anniversary of Maserati, it was their Modena neighbor Ferrari that stole the show.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 00:11
Berkeley, Calif.—Online data, I-CAR courses, manufacturer courses, third-party evaluations, direct business coaching, and 20 Groups are all resources independents need to be taking advantage of, California Color Source Owner Greg Decker said. “Owners need to participate, train, and...
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Santa Cruz, Calif.—With a history that spans more than 50 years, Kraft’s Body Shop built its future one customer at a time, second-generation Owner and General Manager Todd Kraft said. “We’ve served several generations of families in Santa Cruz because we want customers for...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 00:11
Sacramento, Calif.— Knowledge and turnaround are what sets Power Brake Sales apart, Co-owner and General Manager Sandra Galvin-Standley said. “Between my dad, my sister, and myself, we have more than 120 years experience with car, light, medium, and heavy-duty truck, as well as Ag,...
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Monday, September 1, 2014 - 00:11
Troy, Mich.—When it comes to TPMS there are a number of myths, mistakes, and misunderstandings among tire professionals and general repair technicians, said 31 Incorporated TPMS/Technologies Marketing Manager John Rice. “TPMS is here to stay and technicians everywhere should understand...
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Berkeley, Calif.—Founded in 1965 by Irv Waters, Shattuck Auto Center is a North Oakland and South Berkeley institution, said Owner Kathleen Waters. “Fifty years down the road we’re servicing the grandchildren of my husband’s original customers. We’re a neighborhood...
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 00:11
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Friday, August 1, 2014 - 00:11
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