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Understanding Porsche Brakes

Understanding Porsche Brakes

The lightweight feature of the vehicles only made the huge braking systems more effective for the so-called “giant killer” known simply as the “356.”

June 2018 | By | Reply More
Audi Climate Control Systems

Audi Climate Control Systems

It’s that time of year again! Time to drag out the A/C refrigerant machine and get out your UV glasses. The summer heat puts modern vehicles to the test for keeping drivers comfortable. Climate control plays a critical role in keeping Audi drivers both comfortable and safe while operating their vehicles.

June 2018 | By | Reply More
MAHLE Service Solutions ShopPRO® 10-Ton Wheel Lift; Perfect for Shops with Low Ceiling Heights

MAHLE Service Solutions ShopPRO® 10-Ton Wheel Lift; Perfect for Shops with Low Ceiling Heights

MAHLE Service Solutions has introduced the ShopPRO® CWL-10; an innovative air operated midrise 10-ton commercial wheel lift that provides a shop with unsurpassed flexibility and quick access to major components on all types of vehicles.

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VW 01M Speed Sensors

VW 01M Speed Sensors

We had this unusual case with a 2000 Beetle 2.0L with the 01M 4-speed automatic transmission. This particular transmission is also used in the Golf/Jetta versions and we still see them in service. The “unusual” part to this transmission mystery isn’t the transmission itself; it’s how it ended up at the repair facility.

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Marketing Project Delivery: Six Standard Phases

Marketing Project Delivery: Six Standard Phases

This is the second of five articles in a series about Project Management in a marketing environment. Like other concepts in this series, the information is of value related to the topic at hand but also has broad applicability outside of the marketing realm.

April 2018 | By | Reply More
University of the Aftermarket, Northwood University Registration now open

University of the Aftermarket, Northwood University Registration now open

Registration is now open for several upcoming University of the Aftermarket programs.

April 2018 | By | Reply More
The Audi e-tron prototype in a Faraday cage

The Audi e-tron prototype in a Faraday cage

The production version of the Audi e-tron prototype is the first car on the market that can charge at charging stations with up to 150 kW. In barely 30 minutes, the electric SUV is then ready to set off on the next long stage of its journey.

April 2018 | By | Reply More
Volkswagen Unveils Fully-Electric ID Pikes Peak

Volkswagen Unveils Fully-Electric ID Pikes Peak

Ushering in a new era of Volkswagen motorsport, the brand unveiled its fully-electric supercar—the I.D. R Pikes Peak.

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New 911 GT3 RS sets a lap time of 6:56.4 minutes through the ‘Green Hell’

New 911 GT3 RS sets a lap time of 6:56.4 minutes through the ‘Green Hell’

The Porsche 911 GT3 RS has set another benchmark for road-approved sports cars at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife circuit in Germany.

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ASE Education Foundation to Hold 5th Annual Training Conference for Automotive Instructors

ASE Education Foundation to Hold 5th Annual Training Conference for Automotive Instructors

The ASE Education Foundation Instructor Training Conference will offer more than 70 technical sessions providing 114 hours of available training over three days. Conference registration is open.

April 2018 | By | Reply More
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