During AAPEX last month there was a lot of discussion about how repair shops, distributors and manufacturers in the aftermarket can take advantage of a huge opportunity. That is the $66 billion in unperformed maintenance …
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Is there a formula for aftermarket parts value? According to the latest iteration of the Know Your Parts campaign, developed by the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), the answer is yes. According to AASA’s calculations, that formula is: function, plus quality over time, equals value. Or in more simple terms,…
By 2020, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that number of automotive technicians will need to increase by nearly 125,000 to meet demand. At the same time the demand for these services is growing, so are the skills required to do the jobs.
The Know Your Parts Campaign and website won the 2012 Automotive Communications Award for the best program targeting the Technician/Repair Audience.
Auto repair shops tend to alienate their women customers, much to their own detriment. Here are some tips how you can right things in your shop.
Just like it’s what’s inside a quality part that makes it great, it’s what’s inside a quality repair professional that makes him or her great. We want to recognize outstanding repair professionals. Tell us about yourself, your specialty, special training you have, etc. We will also consider your community involvement. We will recognize and acknowledge exceptional repair professionals here.