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4 Things Your Customers Should Know About AGM Batteries

December 17th, 2018 by

from–ov5zHgfTUpPpGvf4T9RVKMf061Ew0GMKP2P_TFhYOpMWl8qdLc-162ihh1_SE3XjhMDznK3PsY2fxlprcuTY6klSkxw&_hsmi=68363754   Your customers prefer to replace batteries as infrequently as possible. At the same time, they want their vehicle’s 150+ electrical devices to keep working — but standard batteries just aren’t keeping up. It’s time to introduce your customers to absorbent glass mat (AGM) batteries. These advanced lead acid batteries feature an absorbent glass

Johnson qualifies for NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship

September 6th, 2018 by

BIRMINGHAM, AL. 9/6/18 – Two-time NHRA U.S. Nationals Pro Stock Motorcycle winner Steve Johnson of Birmingham, Alabama didn’t win this year’s biggest race, which concluded a few short days ago last Monday-Labor day.  But he may have accomplished something even more meaningful – racing into the semifinals and earning enough points to qualify for the

Demand for AGM Batteries in Electric Vehicles to Drive Battery Market

July 7th, 2017 by

from 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;   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 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