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AAPEX 2018 in Las Vegas will offer extensive training for service professionals in the global automotive aftermarket industry.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Sept. 14, 2018 – AAPEX 2018 will provide service professionals with an extensive lineup of training sessions to keep them ahead of the curve in today’s rapidly changing and technology-driven automotive aftermarket. The expanded program includes training on shop equipment and...
After a summer hiatus, Mike Anderson of Collision Advice is resuming his series of free “Learn to Research, Research to Learn” webinars with a session conducted on Thursday, September 27, focused on Volkswagen’s “erWin” information system. “Checking the OEM websites for collision repair procedures...
Students, register for this FREE event and receive a complimentary lunch! Dozens of employers attending from various industries want to speak with you! Don't be surprised to find an interesting job in a field you didn't expect. Be prepared to interview with your potential employer: dress...
Since 2011 KIA has been producing documents outlining issues that can occur with their CAN equipped vehicles when certain devices are introduced to the vehicle electrical system. KIA is not unique in this problem however there are some drivability problems that can be very frustrating for techs to...
Video details the advantages of the ODYSSEY® battery over conventional lead acid batteries
READING, Pennsylvania, September 6, 2018 – EnerSys® (NYSE:ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications and the manufacturer of ODYSSEY® batteries, released a new video that highlights the features and benefits of the ODYSSEY® battery versus conventional lead acid...
OVERLAND PARK, KAN., Sept. 6 – S/P2 (sp2.org) and CARS Cooperative (cars.coop) have partnered to provide CARS members with access to the S/P2 Careers database of entry-level technician candidates across the country. Each CARS member will receive $100 in S/P2 Careers credits that they can use to...
POWAY, Calif., Sept. 5, 2018 – Mitchell 1 announces the schedule for its Manager™ SE Shop Management Training Webinar Series, a new format for its popular Manager SE shop management software workshop that will make the training more accessible and convenient, and allow more users to attend and...
Nationally known Automotive Professor Rick Escalambre and ASA Midwest (Vision) award winner teacher of the year will be teaching a class on Automotive Computer Controls at Skyline College starting on October 11th. Whether you’re a shop owner, seasoned professional or just getting started this...
STRONGSVILLE, Ohio - August 30, 2018PPG (NYSE:PPG) has introduced a training video to assist paint technicians with refinishing Lexus automobiles sporting the OEM’s Structural Blue finish, a complex premium color available on a limited number of Lexus LC500 models. The video has been produced to...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (August 28, 2018) – In addition to their $3,370,740 software donation last year through a partnership with the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF), Audatex, a Solera Company, has committed to donating $25,000 to the Foundation annually for the next five years. The funds...

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