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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

Better to buy, than fix
06/16/2019 in the Industry Issues Forum
At least someone is getting treated very well at dealerships.... A couple of interesting points: with less and less money made in new car sales, fixed ops are more and more where the profits are. Also--auto companies fear their customers will switch to in...
State of CT Part 2
06/15/2019 in the Industry Issues Forum
Ok. Apparently the state has required that there has to be somebody with certifications in a shop that has a State repair license. I have been the chosen as I have the most ASE's and the most Kia certifications. And I'm the only tech registered with the S...
FCA sued over Jeep Wrangler 'death wobble'
06/14/2019 in the Industry Issues Forum
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Finding employees for our industry
06/10/2019 in the Industry Issues Forum
I was talking to a 30-ish fellow a few days ago and it turns out he was a service tech for a Truck dealership. The talk turned to how things were in the shop and he said he was seriously considering quitting and taking up some other trade instead. The rea...
State of CT
06/09/2019 in the Industry Issues Forum
My dealership is moving into a new building in the next few weeks. Motor Vehicle Department (MVD) is asking all technicians to provide documentation of factory training and ASE certifications. My owner has asked me to be at an MVD meeting to discuss the i...

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