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Maximizing Success: Thriving as an Auto Shop Beyond the #1 Spot on Google Search

Business Actualization

Ranking in the first position on a Google search can be beneficial for your auto repair shop or collision repair business, as it often leads to increased visibility, credibility, and web traffic. However, being in the first position to succeed is not strictly necessary. Ranking in positions two through five can also be effective. For auto repair or body shops, local search results are crucial.

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From the Magazine: Transforming your management style

Auto Service World

Your role as owner isn’t about sales — it’s about long-term growth The post <span style=color:#ff0000>From the Magazine:</span> Transforming your management style appeared first on Auto Service World.

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EV Brake Jobs

Tomorrow's Technician

Like internal combustion vehicles, many service procedures are identical for EVs and hybrids. Yes, some EVs have special techniques to retract the pistons and adjust the parking brake. Also, you don’t have to worry about wearing high-voltage protective gear to service the brakes. What should you worry about? With these vehicles, the major aggravation for shops is brake noise and uneven brake pad wear.

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Hertz's Tesla liquidation sale likely means more depreciation for used EVs

Autoblog: Repairs

Filed under: Green , Tesla , Used Car Buying , Auto Repair , Electric Continue reading Hertz's Tesla liquidation sale likely means more depreciation for used EVs Hertz's Tesla liquidation sale likely means more depreciation for used EVs originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 16 Jan 2024 18:03:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Toyota Has Just Unveiled Its First-Ever Century SUV Convertible

autoevolution

Parading in a Toyota Century SUV Convertible through the town is a reason many would buy the car in the first place. But wait a minute! The Century is not a convertible! Well, it is now! Toyota took the Century SUV Convertible to the Grand Sumo Tournament in Japan and showed that two Sumo wrestlers coul. ( continue reading.

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EV World: Electric vehicle boom portends industry breakdown

Auto Service World

Decision to rachet up production could end up stalling EV in the end The post <span style=color:#17d817>EV World:</span> Electric vehicle boom portends industry breakdown appeared first on Auto Service World.

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The 55 gas stations with the best fuel quality for your car

Autoblog: Maintainence

Filed under: Gas Prices , Maintenance , Ownership Continue reading The 55 gas stations with the best fuel quality for your car The 55 gas stations with the best fuel quality for your car originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 19 Jan 2024 15:42:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Custom Triumph Bonneville Shows What a Modern-Day Bathtub Design Might Look Like

autoevolution

Motorcycling history holds no shortage of quirky innovations that didn’t stick around for very long, one of them being Triumph’s “bathtub” design from the ‘50s. Conceptualized by Edward Turner, the idea was implemented on models like the 3TA Twenty One and 5TA Speed Twin, with the intention of providing better protection against road debris and the elements.

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Beginner’s Guide to TIG Welding Basics (Video)

Eastwood

Tungsten Inert Gas welding – aka, TIG welding – is at once an exceptionally useful skill to learn and a bit perplexing. The challenge of learning to TIG comes down to patience, a steady hard, and extraordinary eye-hand coordination. Many an experienced welder has fallen short when it comes to learning this method. For this video, we partnered with Keystone Met’l Company.

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1,000 articles in, here are Murilee's 5 favorite Junkyard Gems

Autoblog: Car News

Filed under: Weird Car News , Automotive History , Classics Continue reading 1,000 articles in, here are Murilee's 5 favorite Junkyard Gems 1,000 articles in, here are Murilee's 5 favorite Junkyard Gems originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 16 Jan 2024 06:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Treads app aims to steer drivers to tire dealers using AI

Tire Review Magazine

In only the past year or so, AI has opened a Pandora’s box of opportunities to better care for customers and their vehicles – so much so that today’s consumer has unlocked a new level of knowledge surrounding all aspects of maintenance. Here’s an example: A driver thinks it might be time for a new set of tires since their current set is looking a bit on the worn side.

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Top 10 Changes That Make the Refreshed Tesla Model 3 a Vastly Improved Car

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Four months after its international debut, the refreshed Tesla Model 3 landed in North America this week. The new model may look like a modest refresh by industry standards, but it counts as a major overhaul for Tesla, considering the minor incremental changes the EV maker has made to its lineup so far. Here are the most important changes that make the refreshed Model 3 a vastly improved car compared to its predecessor.

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Navigating the Rise in IRS Mileage Reimbursement for Fleet Management

Automotive Fleet

Budgeting for fleet vehicles is more pronounced than ever. Here is how to navigate IRS mileage reimbursement for fleet management.

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Ford Says It Plans To Build V8 Mustangs Until The Heat Death Of The Universe (Or Uncle Sam Bans Them)

Jalopnik

All across the industry, automakers are dropping their V8s in favor of smaller, more efficient engines with fewer cylinders. That sucks for enthusiasts, but there’s no getting around the fact that climate change is real, and humans caused it, so what are you going to do? Even the next-generation Dodge Charger won’t… Read more.

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Falken Tires launches new all-terrain Wildpeak A/T4W

Tire Review Magazine

Falken Tires , a subsidiary of Sumitomo Rubber Industries of Japan, has launched its newest all-terrain tire offering, the Wildpeak A/T4W. As a follow-up to its Wildpeak A/T3W, the all-new Wildpeak A/T4W is built with a 3PMSF symbol for severe snow conditions and was engineered with full-depth sipes providing traction for the life of the tire, Falken said.

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NYC Drivers Declare War on MTA, Sue to Stop European-Style Congestion Charging

autoevolution

The United States is a rebel nation, and what works in Asia or Europe often gets turned on its head as soon as it hits US soil. That's why when New York City announced plans to introduce European-style automotive congestion charges to Manhattan's busiest thoroughfares south of 60th Street, the response was what you'd expect from New Yorkers.

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Sandor Piszar Discusses New Role, GM Envolve for 2024 [Watch]

Automotive Fleet

General Motors created GM Envolve in May 2023, and is a new unit for commercial and fleet customers.

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Secretary Buttigieg Compares Current EV Charger Push To 1930s New Deal Airport Boom

Jalopnik

The White House announced a $325 million investment in three programs aimed at bolstering the country’s electric vehicle infrastructure. As figures indicate that charging stations will reach parity with gas stations by the end of the decade, the federal government is also ensuring that this massive network will be… Read more.

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2025 Dodge Charger Digitally Impersonates General Lee Charger From the Dukes of Hazzard

autoevolution

One of the most iconic automobiles in TV history, the General Lee 1969 Dodge Charger from the Dukes of Hazzard is a tremendously cool machine. In excess of 300 cars were built for the show, plus 26 for the 2005 movie starring Seann William Scott as Bo, Johnny Knoxville as Luke, Willie Nelson as Uncle Jesse, and Burt Reynolds as Boss Hogg. How many of those cars are still with us today in working order is nigh-on impossible to determine.

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Would a Brand-New Honda CRX Bury the Civic?

autoevolution

You may want to hold your horses for this one, as Honda hasn't dug up the CRX moniker to use it on a brand-new model. But what if it did? A hypothetical Honda CRX for the new era would need to stay true to its pr. ( continue reading.

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Cadillac Pickup Truck Rendered With 2025 Cadillac Escalade IQ Styling Traits

autoevolution

Remember the Cadillac-branded sport utility truck advertised by General Motors as the Escalade EXT? Closely related to the Chevrolet Avalanche and Hummer H2 SUT on the GMT800 platform, the luxury truck is best described as a sales disaster. General Motors should've known better, though, especially after the Ford Motor Company failed to make a splash with the F-150-based Lincoln Blackwood.

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Build Barricades, Granby, Colorado! The Killdozer Makes a WhistlinDiesel Comeback of Sorts

autoevolution

Komatsu D355A is probably the most notorious earth mover in America, not necessarily for its otherwise outstanding working capacity but for an incident from twenty years ago in a small town in Colorado. Dubbed the ‘Killdozer,’ one armor-plated crawler dozer wreaked havoc when its owner went on a personal vendetta against the local authorities.

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10 Awesome Cars You Can Finally Import to the US in 2024 Under the 25-Year Rule

autoevolution

Back in 1989, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration made gray imports legal, but only as long as the imported vehicle is at least 25 years old. The NHTSA's website clearly states that the 25-year period runs from the date of the car's manufacture. The manufacturing date can be pinpointed in a number of ways, beginning with a label affixed to the vehicle by the manufacturer.

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Tesla Cybertruck's Frunk Doesn't Have Anti-Pinch Sensors, It Will Eat Your Fingers

autoevolution

Recent tests show that Tesla hasn't fitted an optical anti-pinch sensor on the Cybertruck's frunk and relies on a resistance sensor within the motor instead. While this works in certain situations, it does a lousy job of protecting your fingers when closing. You better watch out for your kids when closing the frunk because the Cybertruck might eat their fingers.

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Dreamy 2025 Ford Mustang Sport Sedan Could and Should Have Been a GT Reality

autoevolution

After the 2023 sales were tallied across the US automotive market, it turned out that even though the 2023 Dodge Challenger and 2024 Chevy Camaro turned into collectibles as production came to a halt in December, they weren't interesting enough to beat the combined power of the S550 and S650 Ford Mustang. &lt. ( continue reading.

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Micro Camper Features Seemingly Endless Storage Spaces in a Funky, Well-Designed Interior

autoevolution

One type of camper that balances comfort and convenience is a micro camper. Even though they're much tinier than motorhomes or camper vans, they can still fit many features that will ensure comfort throughout your travels. They're also much cheaper. Today, I'm checking out a cool DIY micro camper build made by Max, who's also known as "Dusty Odyssey." Max built a. ( continue reading.

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Rare 1966 Ford GT40 MkI Road Car Nets Almost $7 Million at Auction

autoevolution

Born out of a feud between Henry Ford II and Enzo Ferrari, the GT40 is America's most successful outright Le Mans winner, having won the 24-hour race four times from 1966 to 1969. And not only did it inspire two modern supercars, but it also morphed into an expensive and sought-after classic. Not many GT40s have crossed the auction block in recent years.

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Hertz Dumps Its EV Fleet Because It Thinks Gas-Powered Cars Can Do Better

autoevolution

Just as surprisingly as it started, Hertz's drive to go electric has ended. The car rental company announced that it's selling about a third of its EV fleet and reinvesting in gas-powered cars. Hertz cites weak demand for electric vehicles, as well as high operating costs for its EV fleet compared to ICE vehicles. On Wednesday, we found out that Hertz is selling many of the Tesla Model 3 and Model Y in its fleet at bargain price. ( continue reading.

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1958 Chevrolet Impala With 19K Miles Looks Better Than a Brand-New Tesla

autoevolution

The Impala needed only two years to graduate from concept to production models. Chevrolet presented the car in 1956 at GM's motor show, while 1958 witnessed the debut of the first-ever mass-produced Impala. It was the top-of-the-line Bel Air, available as a hardtop or convertible. Initial sales were overwhelming, and Chevrolet needed less than a year to understand. ( continue reading.

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The 'World's First 6x6' Humvee Has a Hellcat V8 Under the Hood and an Aircraft Wing!

autoevolution

This is a massive collaboration project, and it could be yours – the big and happy team has decided to auction the crazy build on January 27 at the annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale event in Arizona. General Motors bought the Hummer brand name – a civilian version of the world-renowned M998 Humvee military truck – b. ( continue reading.

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Hymer's New Eriba Car Camper Van Promises Memorable Holidays in Total Comfort

autoevolution

Eriba is a well-known name in the European camping scene. For nearly seven decades, the German RV manufacturer has offered its clients reliable caravans defined by outstanding quality and functionality, and it continues to advocate for unique holidays spent in total comfort with the launch of the new Erica Car camper van. Though the Eriba brand has been perceived as rather traditional by many, the company's commitment to quality and. ( continue reading.

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Dreamy 2028 Ford Mustang Arrives Early in Fantasy Land to Gauge Interest for EVs

autoevolution

After struggling a bit against the old but cool Dodge Challenger, the eternal Ford Mustang recaptured the sales lead in its segment in 2023 – a year of significant change and excitement. According to Ford Motor Company, GM, and Stellantis, last year, the S550 Ford Mustang, together with its S650 seventh-generation successor, ( continue reading.

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The Four Big Carmakers That'll Soon Adopt Android Automotive

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Android Auto, Android Automotive, and Google Automotive Services spearhead Google's push in the automotive space. While the terminology could confuse less tech-savvy users, each product has a clear objective, ( continue reading.

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All-New Chevrolet Camaro Tries a Virtual Change of Pace, Goes Back to 1980s Style

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Unlike the rest of the American pony car pack, the Ford Mustang – in S650 seventh generation form – is still with us. Alone but not afraid, it's the undisputed leader of the segment, according to the sales tally from 2023. Last year, both the &l. ( continue reading.

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Remember the Cadillac Mirage, the Super-Rare 1975 Coupe De Ville Truck With a 500 V8

autoevolution

Carmakers can’t always satisfy every customer’s needs and/or desires, particularly when the brand focuses on a specific market segment. BMW doesn’t make trucks, Nissan isn’t into motorcycles, Dodge has yet to deliver a sportscar, and Cadillac isn’t famed for the quality of its tailgates and beds. However, the GM luxury brand gets credit for allowing the Mirage to happen in the mid-seventies, albeit with the contribution of a coach. ( continue reading.

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Betavolt Promises an Atomic Energy Battery That Works for 50 Years Without Charging

autoevolution

Scientists are having a hard time pushing the boundaries of Li-ion batteries or other energy storage methods. Still, once in a while, an obscure company announces an unlikely breakthrough. Betavolt, a Chinese company that didn't even exist a couple of years ago, claims it developed an atomic energy battery that could generate electricity for 50 years without the need for charging or maintenance.

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The Western Ranger Expeditionary Is Probably the Most Surprising, Elegant Overland Rig

autoevolution

These days, and especially in automotive writing, descriptors like "ultimate," "awesome," or "bonkers" have lost some of their luster through overuse. But they still fit the Western Ranger Expeditionary rig like a glove, even if they're not able to do it full justice. The Western Ranger Expeditionary rig is – to paraphrase a very popular saying among comic book geeks &am. ( continue reading.