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SEMA

SEMA Issues Call for Speakers for Upcoming Trade Shows

As part of the Specialty Equipment Market Association’s (SEMA) initiative to provide live and virtual education to the automotive industry, SEMA is issuing a call for speakers for the SEMA Show, the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show and the association’s year-round virtual education program.


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COVID

Trump Signs COVID-19 Relief Act Into Law

President Donald Trump has signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, which provides additional relief for small businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19, into law. The act includes an extension of the Paycheck Protection Program.


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Auto Care Association Comments on COVID-19 Relief Plan

“The Auto Care Association supports any provisions that help provide relief-funding to small businesses,” says Gabrielle Hopkins, the association’s vice president of federal affairs, in response to the recent announcement of a national $908 COVID-19 relief proposal that earmarks $288 billion of Paycheck Protection loans and other supports for small businesses.


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Biden

What Will a Biden White House Mean for the Aftermarket?

What does a Joe Biden White House mean for the automotive aftermarket? Auto Service Professional recently caught up with Aaron Lowe, senior vice president, government and regulatory affairs, for the Auto Care Association, to find out. In this exclusive, he discusses possible scenarios in a number of areas.


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Labor

Have You Considered Raising Your Labor Rate?

Fall has arrived. The change of seasons means a change to business for many shop owners. This also is the time when many start thinking ahead strategically for the next year. One question that always seems to be top of mind with shop owners is what to do with your labor rate.


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Light Duty Diesel Engine Tips: An Overview of Common Issues

 

Shops that don’t necessarily specialize in diesel engine repair and maintenance need to do their homework to stay abreast of both previous and current diesel engine control systems in order to service their light truck/towing customers. Here we’ve included a selection of various tips and tricks to help you get your feet wet in the diesel light truck market.


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