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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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Anyone else question experts in the industry?
08/11/2022 in the Industry Issues Forum
I listened to this podcast, and the whole time just thought I couldn't disagree more with this guy. He was making a point that people are still hesitant to buy EV's and mentioned 5% by a certain year. What rock is he living under? Has he been to CA in the...
OEM Fluid Specs and NASTF
07/29/2022 in the Industry Issues Forum
It appears that NASTF may soon have a resource for the dissemination of OEM fluid requirements and specifications.
A job requiring certification
07/27/2022 in the Industry Issues Forum
A Local lawn care company is running a job ad seeking a route driver who's a "Board certified lawn care technician" by the State Plant Board. Meanwhile, somewhere on a construction site: "I'm gettin' sick of brick layin'...I think I'm gonna go back to wre...
Alldata vs ProDemand vs OEM Reality
07/15/2022 in the Industry Issues Forum
This is the Ford explanation of which brake fluid is required and why [Ford DOT 6 Brake Fluid] This is the Mitchell ProDemand explanation of which brake fluid is required and why [ProDemand DOT 6 brake fluid example] This is the Mitchell Alldata explanati...
Build your own tech?
07/14/2022 in the Industry Issues Forum
A sign of how dry the pool of talent around here is getting: while browsing the job postings I see ads from two local dealers. One is hiring an "apprentice technician". Reading between the lines of the flowery, corporate job description it seems they want...

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