Social Media Stars EricTheCarGuy and Charles the Humble Mechanic to Support MAHLE Service Solutions Products

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Sept. 25, 2018 – MAHLE Service Solutions has announced that it will be working with auto repair experts Eric “TheCarGuy” Cook and Charles Sanville, better known as “The Humble Mechanic” to serve as new brand ambassadors for the division. Cook and Sanville will be formally introduced to the industry at AAPEX 2018 in Las Vegas where they will make appearances, demonstrate products and participate in events on behalf of MAHLE Service Solutions. Throughout the year the pair will represent the division’s shop equipment to the automotive aftermarket.

Cook is known for his expertise in auto repair and video production. Cook started “EricTheCarGuy” in 2009 with the intent of helping do it yourself (DIY) consumers solve their auto repair issues through instructional videos. He has produced numerous videos on air conditioning (A/C) recharge and fluid flushes. Cook has almost 1.3 million followers on various social media platforms, including YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Cook is a graduate of Rosedale Technical Institute and an ASE certified master technician in 2012 and 2016.

Sanville is a former technician who currently works full-time as a podcaster and YouTube host as the “Humble Mechanic” which is a five-day a week video show. Topics on the show include how parts fail, tool and product reviews, understanding vehicle warranties, and how to become a better technician. Sanville is an ASE certified master technician with a passion for fixing cars, and helping people understand their cars. Like Cook, Sanville has more than 375,000 social media followers through YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Sanville attended Universal Technical Institute in Glendale Heights, Illinois.

“Since the launch of our tool and equipment division nearly five years ago, we have worked hard to build brand recognition in the automotive aftermarket,” said Rich Wolf, Head of Aftermarket (NA), MAHLE Service Solutions. “Both Eric and Charles have loyal followings among millions of professional technicians and DIYers and we are pleased that they will serve as brand ambassadors for our shop equipment.”

For more information about MAHLE Aftermarket Service Solutions, visit www.servicesolutions.mahle.com.  
 

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