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Vehicles In Operation Projected To Drop In 2021

In June, IHS Markit released its annual estimate of vehicles in operation and the age of those vehicles.

A Closer Look At Electronic Throttle Bodies

The benefits of an ETB include overall reliability, since there are far fewer mechanical components that can wear out.

Electronic Throttle Bodies
Signs Of A Bad Fuel Filter

Fuel filters aren’t on the list of regular replacement items. But nothing lasts forever.

Fuel Filter
Losing Your Cool: When Compressors Go Bad

A bad A/C compressor and a bad
explanation steered me to an
aftermarket solution.

HVAC Trouble
Continuing Education For Counter Pros

A wide array of content is available to anyone with an internet connection and the desire to learn.

Continuing Education
What’s The Deal With R1234yf?

It’s not a question of if, but when, a shop or parts store will have to deal with this refrigerant.

R1234yf refrigerant
Rise And Fall Of A Jobber Store

Years after the store closed, my dad was still dreaming about part numbers.

Jobber Store
Remanufacturing And The EV-Battery Challenge

One researcher is particularly interested in the fate of EV batteries once they reach the end of their automotive lifecycle.

EV Batteries
Taking A Shine to Appearance Products

A clean car is worth more to the owner but also will preserve and maintain the vehicle longer.

Automotive Appearance Products
Disc Brakes vs. Drum Brakes

Both systems generate friction to slow the wheels, but they use different designs to do it.

Disc Brakes vs Drum Brakes
Construction Season Puts Focus On Undercar Parts

Shocks and struts take a beating this time of year.

Work Zones and Suspension Parts
Crowdsourced Auto Parts Delivery: Winning The Last Mile

Crowdsourced delivery taps into an on-demand network of independent drivers.

Crowdsourced Auto Parts Delivery