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June DEG Estimating Tip

June 26th, 2019 by

Estimating Tip: CCC – Trunk / Lift Gate Weatherstrip Recent DEG inquiries 14234, 14151 and 14140 revealed database errors for trunk lid/ lift gate weatherstrip. Weatherstrip attached to the body of the vehicle is NOT INCLUDED in the replacement time of the trunk lid or lift gate section of the database unless specifically stated in

Counterfeit Airbag Supplier Sentenced To Prison

June 26th, 2019 by

Counterfeit Airbag Supplier Sentenced To Prison Ohio man ordered to pay over $75,000 and serve one year in prison. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced that David Nichols, 69, of Marysville, Ohio, who was convicted of conspiracy to traffic in counterfeit air bags, was sentenced to serve one year in prison and ordered to

Counterfeit Airbag Supplier Sentenced To Prison

June 25th, 2019 by

Ohio man ordered to pay over $75,000 and serve one year in prison. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced that David Nichols, 69, of Marysville, Ohio, who was convicted of conspiracy to traffic in counterfeit air bags, was sentenced to serve one year in prison and ordered to pay $75,846 in restitution by U.S.

Regional Meetings

June 19th, 2019 by

IGO is once again doing a series of regional meetings in August. Rick White of 180 BIZ & Jimmy Lea of Kukui will be the speakers.  Rick White will have two topics that will be alternated in the various cities, “Filling the Service Bays” & the “Top Ten Sales Mistakes and How to Avoid Them”.

GM Partners with Michelin on Airless Tires

June 19th, 2019 by

General Motors and tire manufacturer, Michelin, have partnered to create a prototype of a new wheel designed to replace the conventional pneumatic tires and wheels that automakers have relied on for more than a century. Dubbed the ‘tweel’, airless wheels have been a dream for tire manufacturers and automakers, offering a number of potential advantages,

Ford Recalls Over 1.3 Million Vehicles

June 19th, 2019 by

Ford is recalling over 1.3 million vehicles in North America to fix rear suspension and transmission control software problems, according to. The recall covers over 1.2 million Explorer SUVs from 2011 through 2017. Ford is also recalling 123,000 F-150 models for a second time to stop transmissions from unintentionally downshifting into first gear. The recall

IGONC Sponsors NC Automotive Apprentice Program

June 19th, 2019 by

IGONC Sponsors NC Automotive Apprentice Program By Chasidy Rae Sisk   In an effort to reduce the ongoing tech shortage problem plaguing the automotive industry, the Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina (IGONC) is sponsoring the North Carolina Automotive Apprenticeship Program. Employers can participate at no cost, and students can obtain a free education while