I frequently hear that electric and hybrid technologies are going to put an end to the reciprocating engine.
As we’ve reported in recent months, the business environment looks favorable for the automotive aftermarket, and the news seems to keep getting better.
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What’s going to happen when we get a little blip in the oil supply and the cost of a gallon of gasoline goes above $4 again?
The more concerning issue for all of us is that it creates a pattern (or habit) of the vehicle owner returning to the dealership for service for a longer period of time.
To be honest, I don’t think I’ve ever taken the time on Thanksgiving to think about the blessings in my life.
“Regardless of what happens with the economy and the so-called record bull market, I think the $392 billion automotive aftermarket is in a good spot,” Counterman Editor Josh Cable writes.
Sure, the internet and technology are distractions (and in some cases interruptions), but the automotive aftermarket exists because it has always been nimble and solution-driven.
Do you encourage your DIY customers to make pre-trip inspections part of their routine?
Is a person still as good as his or her word, or has this sentiment lost its meaning in the competitive, fast-paced world we live in today?
I’m thrilled to be the new editor of Counterman. But I’m guessing your stories are a lot more interesting than mine.