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Professional automotive forum for discussion of any automotive industry-related issues, ranging from automotive legislation before the U.S. Congress and other legal bodies around the world, local automotive politics in states, provinces, and cities, as well as broader issues affecting the industry as a whole, including best practices to promote the professional image of the automotive service industry. This forum is for experienced automotive repair professionals only, membership required.

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napa autocare
07/08/2020 in the Industry Issues Forum
I want to throw something out there we have been a Napa Autocare for about 12 years , just found out today there is a shop right next door to me they been there about six month and they just became a Napa Autocare call my Napa area manager his response wa...
Never say 'never...'
07/06/2020 in the Industry Issues Forum
Hello, IIF It might sound odd, but the COVID19 pandemic is forcing some rather different changes in our economy. My old teaching partner and his wife wanted to meet me for dinner Saturday Night at our favorite Mexican Restaurant which, by the way, is foll...
Just in case
07/04/2020 in the Industry Issues Forum
it wasn't already hard enough to sell diagnostics, we have companies like this working against us by selling misinformation to the public: An excerpt from their site: "What if I told you mechanics don't actually know what's wrong with your car? It's true....
The Covid 19 Count
06/28/2020 in the Industry Issues Forum
Hello, IIF Just looking at the COVID 19 count for Colorado. As we might suspect, the highest per-capita fatality counts are in the populous Front Range Counties that include Denver and Colorado Springs. To the contrary, we have a number of sparsely popula...
Ford IDS and FJDS Update
06/18/2020 in the Industry Issues Forum
This is the message we received from Ford Diagnostics Team this morning. Good Morning Donny -- yes, last night we just released the fix for the aftermarket log-on issues we were having both on the IDS and FJDS software. There were several issues found bot...

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