Recruiting and Retaining Quality Technicians

With the ongoing technician shortage, techs of all disciplines and skill levels continue to be in high demand. Not only do you have to attract new talent, but you also have to ...
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Shopping for a Lift? Start Here.

Lifts are an essential fixture of every service and repair bay. They're used more times a day than just about any other piece of equipment. The right lift will make your shop ...
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The Real Cost of an Auto Lift

When it's time to buy a new auto lift, remember this truth: You won’t find the cost on the price tag. Not the whole cost, anyway. If you’ve ever owned a lift – or any other ...
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Tech Tip: Spot Vehicles Faster

If you've ever had to spot vehicles on an auto lift, you know the stop-and-go dance it takes to get it right.  But it doesn't have to be a guessing game. With a laser spotting ...
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Six reasons to consider upgrading your alignment equipment. [Video]

For years, the technology behind alignment equipment has advanced one small improvement at a time. Recently, big strides have been made in alignment to help shops save space ...
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When it comes to lifts, a multitasker might be perfect for your fleet.

Do you have more types of vehicles to service than you have techs? Are you just as likely to have a 5 ton truck waiting for a bay as you are a 4 cylinder passenger vehicle? ...
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Why Faster Is Better for Technicians, Shops and Customers

Faster service can make the shop and the technician more money, while also making customers happier. Of all the shop tools available, a vehicle lift offers the greatest ...
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Top 10 Rotary Lift Accessories

In general, accessories are like the exclamation point on an outfit – they help complement the base package and pull everything together. In the case of lift accessories, they ...
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How do you know when it’s time to replace your wheel equipment?

We don’t know of any shop owners who wake up and think: “You know, after I have my morning cup of coffee, I think I’ll drop a load of cash into some new equipment just for the ...
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NADA Show 2018: A crystal ball into the future of fixed ops

There was a ton of big news from this year’s NADA Show. Much of it revolved around autonomous cars and vehicle technology. As Wes Lutz, this year’s NADA chairman, put it: “The ...
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