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SAN JOSE, Calif., March 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Global automotive and industrial supplier, Schaeffler, today announced the opening of a new Silicon Valley location. The facility, located at 1735 Technology Drive, Ste. 175, in San Jose, Calif., establishes Schaeffler's foothold in this leading...
Members of the Mitchell 1 Leadership Team celebrate Mitchell 1 Day with a proclamation from the San Diego County Board of Supervisors (from left): David Niemiec, general manager; Kevan Butler, director of human resources; Ben Johnson, director of product management; Dave Ellingen, president; Nick DiVerde, senior director of marketing; Jeff Grier, senior director of product development; and Scott DeGiorgio, general manager.
/*-->*/ POWAY, Calif. – March 12, 2018 – Chairwoman Kristin Gaspar and all the members of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors declared Thursday, March 8, 2018 as “Mitchell 1 Day” throughout San Diego County. This proclamation was made to congratulate Mitchell 1 on its 100th anniversary and...
WHAT:Sonoma Raceway hosts the season opener of its newly rebranded program, Sonoma Drift and Drags Powered by Universal Technical Institute (UTI) this Wednesday. The night will kick off with drag racing on the quarter-mile drag strip, while Sonoma Drift hosts drifting behind the main grandstand and...
Prosser, Washington, March 12, 2018 – The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) will be hosting the annual "Repairer Roundtable" from 9:00 - 11:00am on Wednesday, April 11th at the Westin in Westminster, Colorado. The meeting is open to all industry participants, and is free of charge....
SONOMA, Calif. (March 7, 2018) – Sonoma Raceway has signed a two-year  contract with the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) to be the official and exclusive sponsor of the raceway’s popular Sonoma Drags and Drift program. UTI, the nation’s leading provider of technical training for automotive,...
A bill has been introduced to extend the emissions-inspection cycle from two years to four years for ’82-and-newer model-year vehicles. Emissions inspections are currently required when the vehicle is first registered and biennially thereafter. The bill has been referred to the Senate...
You're invited to "Selling Essentials: Maximizing the Courtesy Inspection", the next course in the 2017/2018 ASA Colorado Series!  Space is going fast! When: Wednesday March 14 and Thursday March 15 6:30- 9:30 p.m. Dinner starts at 6:00 p.m.Where: Advance Auto Parts(CARQUEST), 10325 E. 49th Ave.,...
DENVER (March 1, 2018) – Cue the hackneyed jokes from the late-night talk show hosts: Gas prices will soon hit their priciest national average since the summer of 2015. That's the takeaway from a new forecast from AAA that found Americans can expect to pay as much as $2.70 per gallon this spring –...
To be more effective at repairing Ford F-150s and Ford F-250s, Mike's Auto Body recently added its second aluminum facility in San Ramon, CA in a 13,000 sq. ft. building that is located nearby the shop. With a highly-trained crew and the right tools, equipment and people in place, Mike's aluminum...
Parts adviser Ben Salgado stands in Dependable Dodge’s new parts warehouse, where Parts Manager Dean Taylor plans to implement an inventory management system based on one developed by IKEA.
Canoga Park, Calif.—Dependable Dodge in Canoga Park had outgrown its warehouse and distribution center and has just recently relocated its facility a few blocks from its dealership in early February. The parts center had been managed from its on-site department, as well as a 5,000-square-foot off-...

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