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Location, Location, Location…. Training is Only Helpful if it is Accessible

Location, Location, Location…. Training is Only Helpful if it is Accessible

Back in the old days, manufacturer training typically consisted of clinics conducted in the evening in the conference room of the local Holiday Inn, with free hot dogs, potato chips and soda or beer as incentives to attend. This was helpful given the technology of the day. But today shop owners and managers know that […]

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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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derFix June 2018

derFix June 2018

In this issue: VW 01M Speed Sensors; Audi Climate Control Systems; Understanding Porsche Brakes; DoIP, Part 1; VW City Golf 2.0L BEV Engine Mysteries; Audi Fuel Systems; VW Golf Trunk Floor Replacement

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Volkswagen Golf Trunk Floor Replacement

Volkswagen Golf Trunk Floor Replacement

The sectioning and replacement procedures for the trunk floor of a 2015 and newer Golf differ from those for prior year models. The new procedures take into account Volkswagen design changes that improve trunk floor reinforcement and corrosion protection. Here you’ll find our tips extracted from the factory-approved repair procedures.

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Audi Fuel Systems

Audi Fuel Systems

With increasing fuel economy standards, modern Audis include technologies to increase fuel efficiency and power. This begins with the fuel supply system, as it directly affects vehicle driving dynamics and efficiency.

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Mysteries With the 2.0L BEV Engine with Automatic Transmission in 2007 VW City Golf

Mysteries With the 2.0L BEV Engine with Automatic Transmission in 2007 VW City Golf

This City Golf has an unusual engine configuration and not very common unless the least expensive Golf was purchased at the dealer. This specific Golf does not have the TFSI engine, but rather has the 2.0L port injected engine.

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The Most Famous Porsche Seat Designs

The Most Famous Porsche Seat Designs

Hollywood fashion stylist, Ilaria Urbanati, rates the best seat patterns from over 70 years of sports car history, together with Ivo van Hulten and Cornelia Rosenbohm from Style Porsche.

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Audi to exhibit new in-car entertainment technologies at CES 2019

Audi to exhibit new in-car entertainment technologies at CES 2019

Top-quality entertainment for all the senses: Audi will turn the inside of the car into an amusement park at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

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AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY NAMES VOLKSWAGEN 2019 AVT ACES AWARDS FOR MEB ELECTRIFICATION PLATFORM

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY NAMES VOLKSWAGEN 2019 AVT ACES AWARDS FOR MEB ELECTRIFICATION PLATFORM

Volkswagen of America, Inc. was named a winner today in the 2019 AVT ACES awards, hosted by Autonomous Vehicle Technology (AVT), for its work on the MEB electric vehicle platform.

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CCAR’s website updated with more OSHA Alliance resources 

CCAR’s website updated with more OSHA Alliance resources 

CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) is pleased to announce the addition of new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Alliance content on its main website.

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CRP Automotive Delivers Cutting-edge OEM Technology with Three New Pentospeed 0W-20 Motor Oils for European Makes

CRP Automotive Delivers Cutting-edge OEM Technology with Three New Pentospeed 0W-20 Motor Oils for European Makes

The new Pentospeed motor oils deliver cutting-edge OEM technology and fulfill the need for technically advanced, high performing formulations.

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Automotive Aftermarket E-tailing Channel Expected to Grow to $28B by 2020

Automotive Aftermarket E-tailing Channel Expected to Grow to $28B by 2020

To help the industry take advantage of this growth, the Auto Care Association has compiled new research in its latest report, Disruptive Trends Shaping the Future of the Auto Care Industry: E-Tailing 2018.

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