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Demand for AGM Batteries in Electric Vehicles to Drive Battery Market

July 7th, 2017 by

from https://www.ratchetandwrench.com/articles/4946-demand-for-agm-batteries-in-electric-vehicles-to-drive-battery-market?utm_medium=email&utm_source=utm_code&eid=211226334&bid=1805313 July 7, 2017—Automotive batteries market analyst says latest trend gaining momentum in the market is growing demand for AGM batteries, according to ReportsnReports. AGM batteries were used in the aircraft in the 1980s. They are well suited for vehicles that are heavily equipped with electrical accessories, such as navigation system; touchscreen infotainment system;

OSHA cites Tire shop for serious violations; $103K in Federal fines

October 7th, 2016 by

the following was taken from the OSHA Regional News Brief — Region 2; https://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=NEWS_RELEASES&p_id=33243   U.S. Department of Labor | October 4, 2016 OSHA finds workers exposed to hazardous chemicals, compressed gas and falls at discount tire retailer Mavis Tire faces $103K in federal fines after Westfield inspection Employer name: Mavis Tire Supply Corp., dba Mavis

Commitment to Training — Fox Valley event 10/15/16

August 24th, 2016 by

FREE TRAINING  Brought to you by Automechanika Chicago and their sponsors, this one-day event brings together some of the nation’s top trainers to help shop owners/managers and technicians improve their business and technical skills.  In partnership with Fox Valley Technical College, this event is a special opportunity for professionals to network and learn at NO COST thanks to

FCA college program for dealer staff & families

November 30th, 2015 by

from the 11/22/15 edition of autonews.com Starting Monday, Nov. 23, Fiat Chrysler dealers nationwide can offer a no-cost college education to employees and their spouses and children — a perk aimed at attracting top-tier talent to work at FCA stores. FCA is expanding its Degrees@Work pilot program that began in May at 356 dealerships in

1,057 MPG!!

June 19th, 2015 by

Here at CCAR, we have not been bashful when it comes to our support of Northern Illinois University. Two (2) of our staff members are NIU graduates, and Professor Tim Aurand is an esteemed member of our Board of Directors. A little while ago a team from NIU entered the prestigious SAE Supermileage Competition at the

new MACS training addresses R-1234yf for Section 609 Certification Cards

December 15th, 2014 by

Our respected colleagues at the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) are rolling out a new Training Program on 1/1/15. Here’s their official release — (Lansdale, PA) December 15, 2014 – The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide will roll out a new Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling Technician Certification Training Program on January 1, 2015. MACS

Chrysler posts 20% increase in November sales

December 2nd, 2014 by

  The Chrysler Group — which includes their Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Fiat, and Alfa Romeo vehicles — have been very strong supporters of HazmatU for a long, long time. It is very heartwarming then for us to relay some very good news — as found at; http://media.chrysler.com/newsrelease.do?id=16243&mid=1   December 2, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – Chrysler

OSHA UPDATE: NEW REPORTING REQUIREMENTS START JANUARY 1.

November 24th, 2014 by

  Beginning January 1, 2015, there will be a change to what covered employers are required to report to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Employers will now be required to report all work-related fatalities within 8 hours and all in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, and losses of an eye within 24 hours of finding about the