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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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Icahn backing program to increase interest in auto technical
02/19/2019 in the Industry Issues Forum
Share permission given. Icahn Automotive Group L.L.C. is backing a new program designed to encourage more men and women to pursue viable careers in the aftermarket automotive sector through partnerships with technical schools, apprenticeships, internships...
GM Subscription Changes
02/16/2019 in the Industry Issues Forum
I just wanted to let everyone know that GM made major changes to the website overnight without notice. It appears that current subscriptions are not migrating correctly in all instances and of course it is done on day when support is closed. There are no ...
Why are we still promoted as being coarse?
02/13/2019 in the Industry Issues Forum
Bolt-On really failed with their latest advertisement, as seen in the W+R which I received yesterday. So badly, in fact, that my opinion of the company is significantly damaged. I am not aware of it being online, so I cannot link it and I hope that the pu...
It's not just our industry
02/08/2019 in the Industry Issues Forum
After 14 trouble fee years of processing credit cards I unfortunately switched processors and it has been down hill from there. The first switch didn't last for two years...to many problems with the company. The latest switch ~10 months ago is not working...
Life after auto service?
02/08/2019 in the Industry Issues Forum
For the sake of several issues I have been pondering a career change for quite some time. I have some shoulder & back issues from my Army service. I had to get away from major engine, trans & other heavy work. This has really cut into cash flow & routine ...

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