The move is seen as further bridging the gap between Silicon Valley and the automotive industry.
To many amateur mechanics, an automotive computer is a “black box” that mysteriously controls all of the engine functions. In reality, an automotive computer or powertrain control module (PCM) is an information processor that turns electrical inputs from system sensors into electrical outputs into system actuators.
ALBION, Ill. — Luber-finer, a leading Champion Laboratories Inc. filter brand, has released its latest filter change productivity enhancement tool – the new Luber-finer “phone app” for smartphones that run on Android operating systems. This exciting new app can be downloaded for free from the Luber-finer website or online from the Android Market. The new
Selling spark plugs for modern vehicles can be a demanding experience for today’s parts professionals.
Fifty years ago, the only in-car electronics available to most motorists was a radio. How things change!
As gasoline prices head back above the $3 a gallon mark, so does the public’s interest in fuel-efficient vehicles such a hybrids. Toyota’s third generation Prius (2010 model year) raises the green bar even higher with its latest refinements.
Although telematics might prove to be one of the most significant challenges that has ever faced the aftermarket, there are ways to deal with it.
While there are certainly many benefits to sourcing aftermarket products from lower cost countries, there are also numerous pitfalls that should be identified and considered before simply jumping on this latest trend. In part five of a five-part series, Dave Caracci examines the risks and costs associated with sourcing aftermarket products from overseas.
Today’s aftermarket fights a constant battle to overcome business challenges. Technology is often the cause of — and nearly always to the solution to — these challenges.
Should your store look into nitrogen inflation of your delivery truck tires? Here’s what I’ve discovered about nitrogen-inflated tires and whether you should look into it for your own business.