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Automotive Industry Issues Forum

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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Recent Automotive Discussions in the Automotive Industry Issues Forum

ARRRRGH! I have to rant!
01/27/2021 in the Industry Issues Forum
So- I live in a small Oregon coast town. My options are limited. I get that. But today I called up 2 of the 3 "parts houses"- both MAJOR brands... and said I need a quart of Power Punch. Neither of the 'parts professionals' had a CLUE what Power Punch is....
Sort of a WWYD or maybe 'how to' on Covid customers
01/06/2021 in the Industry Issues Forum
I had a customer call today and said he is currently sick with covid and it's going through his house. I appreciate that he told me because I'm sure many people haven't but I don't really want to take the risk to get infected knowing I'm receiving a car t...
Motor Magazine going digital
12/13/2020 in the Industry Issues Forum
Hello, IIF As Bob Dylan told us in the 1960s, "The times they are a'changin..." Just got my December copy of Motor Magazine. The front says "A Digital Future." Just under that, it says, "Last Print Issue." According to Editor John Lypen, Motor Magazine ca...
Password Expiration
11/30/2020 in the Industry Issues Forum
GM drives me bonkers with my TDS password. This article is old but very relevant.
Business sponsorship late payment warning
11/25/2020 in the Industry Issues Forum
I was just checking for common issues on a vehicle in the Fix Database and a big red banner popped up saying y'all (iATN billing) haven't been able to bill my account this month. Well, there's no changes on my end. Same account, same card #, plenty of mon...

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