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Audi Crankcase Ventilation and Secondary Air Injection

Audi Crankcase Ventilation and Secondary Air Injection

Vehicle emissions control devices have been in use for more than half a century. The crankcase ventilation system was one of the first emissions systems used on cars.

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CRP Automotive Offers Rein Automotive OE Transfer Case Fluid for BMW and Porsche

CRP Automotive Offers Rein Automotive OE Transfer Case Fluid for BMW and Porsche

CRP Automotive, a leading source of OE-quality replacement and service parts, offers Rein® Automotive TF 0870 Transfer Case Fluid (Part No. FLDF002) for a variety of BMW and Porsche vehicle applications. Rein Automotive TF 0870 provides excellent oxidative stability, ensuring optimum performance under the most severe operating conditions.

July 2018 | Reply Read More
Portacool Jetstream™ 230

Portacool Jetstream™ 230

While this is not a tool that goes into a car build, the Portacool Jetstream™ 230 is a shop tool that is more effective than a fan that just blows hot air around. Cooling keeps your guys safe and productive when it is over 85 degrees in the shop, and the JS230’s compact size and mobile features make it ideal for tight, hard-to-cool spaces.

July 2018 | Reply Read More
Auto Care Association Applauds Congress for Passing Bipartisan Vocational Training and Education Bill

Auto Care Association Applauds Congress for Passing Bipartisan Vocational Training and Education Bill

The Auto Care Association applauds Congress for passing H.R. 2353, the “Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.” The bill reauthorizes the “Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act” and allocates $1.2 billion in state grants to fund vocational training at most schooling levels. With strong support from the Trump administration, the association expects that the president will sign this important legislation.

July 2018 | Reply Read More
Have You Checked Out the New CP Composite Drills?

Have You Checked Out the New CP Composite Drills?

Chicago Pneumatic unveils new range of highly precise composite drills for vehicle service applications launched earlier this year. The new Chicago Pneumatic composite drills are available now in ¼’’, ⅜’’ and ½’’ pistol, straight (in-line) and angle variants. The range comprises 13 models, including reversible and non-reversible options.

July 2018 | Reply Read More
AUDI AG: North American government agencies approve technical solutions for diesel automobiles

AUDI AG: North American government agencies approve technical solutions for diesel automobiles

Almost three years on from the start of the diesel crisis, Audi can offer a specific solution for all its diesel engines in the United States and Canada. The responsible approval authorities have now cleared the proposed package of measures for the last of five engine generations. Read more.

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Volkswagen Jetta Ranked Most Appealing Compact Car in J.D. Power 2018 Apeal Study

Volkswagen Jetta Ranked Most Appealing Compact Car in J.D. Power 2018 Apeal Study

Volkswagen of America, Inc., today announced that the 2018 Jetta has been awarded the most appealing Compact Car in the J.D. Power 2018 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study.

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World-Class Training from WORLDPAC

World-Class Training from WORLDPAC

WORLDPAC provides extensive technical and business management training through its WORLDPAC Technical Institute (WTI). WTI now offers a broad spectrum of hands-on and on-line training for owners, managers, and technicians at independent auto repair shops that service large numbers of import cars.

July 2018 | Reply Read More
Volkswagen Group of America Employees Across the Country Volunteer with Generosity Feeds to Pack Over 35,000 Meals for Children in Need

Volkswagen Group of America Employees Across the Country Volunteer with Generosity Feeds to Pack Over 35,000 Meals for Children in Need

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) today announced that hundreds of employees from across the country recently volunteered with Generosity Feeds as part of the organization’s 2018 VWGoA Get Involved Summer of Service.

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TechForce Report Reveals Growing Severity of the Supply Shortage in Vehicle Technicians

TechForce Report Reveals Growing Severity of the Supply Shortage in Vehicle Technicians

TechForce Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on championing and aiding aspiring transportation technicians has released a new report  — “Transportation Technician Supply Report” — that reveals the growing severity of the vehicle technician supply shortage.

June 2018 | Reply Read More
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