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Mercedes-Benz to Idle AL Plant Next Week Over Parts Shortage

June 18th, 2020 by

Mercedes-Benz said it will halt production next week at its Tuscaloosa County, AL, factory due to a shortage of parts—a work stoppage it plans to make up later this summer.   A spokesperson for parent company Daimler said the interruption is due to international suppliers. Bloomberg News reported the parts shortage was from Mexico.   Mercedes-Benz resumed production April 27 […]

ASE Begins to Resume Testing

June 18th, 2020 by

ASE Begins to Resume Testing The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) will begin to resume testing May 1 in selected areas of the country with test-center availability and lifted stay-at-home orders, it was announced   “As always, our overriding priority remains the health and safety of automotive service professionals and their families. We are reinstituting […]

Beware of COVID-19 Scams

June 18th, 2020 by

Beware of COVID-19 Scams By George Robertson With the media consumed with COVID-19 information and the economic stimulus package passed by Congress, hackers are having a field day. What a great opportunity for hackers to engage with people during this stressful time. They are hoping to catch people off their guard and get them to click […]

Offsides?

June 18th, 2020 by

Wham! was loud the noise I heard inside my helmet. “You have not been called offsides one time this game….what’s going on with you?”  I heard my coach yell as I exited the football field. He had tried to bring to my attention that I wasn’t being aggressive enough as the Center Linebacker on our […]