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Wild surveillance video shows car theft from Norfolk auto shop

NORFOLK, Va. – Surveillance video shows a BJ auto mechanic checking the tires of a white Toyota Avalon. Moments later, an SUV pulls into the auto shop parking lot on E. Virginia Beach Boulevard in Norfolk. You can see a man coming out, casually walking towards the Avalon. Then, he jumps into the driver’s seat […]

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Mitchell 1’s SocialCRM now includes AAA-approved auto repair consumer surveys

Mitchell 1’s SocialCRM Auto Shop Marketing Service now includes AAA Approved Auto Repair consumer surveys. This feature is part of a new relationship between Mitchell 1 partner SureCritic and AAA. Consumers who visit AAA-accredited auto repair facilities that have Mitchell 1 SocialCRM can now receive a link to the AAA Customer Satisfaction Survey through Mitchell […]

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Chimney fire at an auto repair shop in Williamstown

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. (WWLP) – The state fire marshal’s office is reminding residents to clean out flues and inspect chimneys every year after a fire at an auto shop last Thursday. According to Williamstown Fire Chief Craig Pedercini and State Fire Marshal Peter Ostroskey, around 10 p.m. on February 10, crews were called by an auto […]

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Former Peterborough Pete John Johnson continues the family tradition of auto repair in Lindsay

As much as John Johnson wanted to stay away from his family’s auto repair business, the former Pete couldn’t have achieved his hockey dreams without the support of the business he now runs. “This company bought my skates when I was 10 years old. He bought my sticks, he paid for my hockey registration, he […]

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NJ Auto Shop finds human teeth stuck in car after fatal shopping cart crash: report

A body shop has found human remains stuck in the undercarriage of a car more than a month after a crash that killed a man push a shopping cart on the New Jersey Turnpike, local police confirmed. A female driver involved in the accident took her car to the Goodyear Auto Shop in Linden on […]

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G2 Names AutoLeap #1 Automotive Repair Software

Toronto, 09 Feb. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Toronto, Ontario – G2, the world’s largest software review site and marketplace, ranked AutoLeap the #1 automotive repair software in its Winter 2022 report. AutoLeap provides all-in-one auto repair shop software to help auto shop owners optimize their business operations – from scheduling appointments and managing technician performance […]

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Hank’s Auto Repair, the ‘neighborhood garage’ on 39th Street, will close after 67 years | KCUR 89.3

Hank’s Auto Repair is closing after nearly 70 years in business. The family-run auto shop has been a mainstay for Westport and Kansas City drivers since it opened in 1955. Their last day of service will be Monday, January 31. Original owner Hank Mattucks first started operating Hank’s Auto Repair on Broadway Boulevard, before moving […]

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A Toronto Auto Shop Just Gave Away 100 Free Tacos With Oil Changes

What goes better together in Toronto than tacos and oil changes? It might not be peanut butter and jelly, but a usual promotion from a local auto shop offers a free taco and drink with every oil change. Liqui Moly Oil Change at 1138 Dufferin St. offered free tacos from their neighbor across the street […]

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Auto Shop accused of paying ex-employee in oily pennies sued by feds

An auto repair shop in Georgia that went viral last year for allegedly giving a former employee his last paycheck in thousands of pennies covered in oil, requiring almost seven hours of cleaning, is now being sued by the Department of Labor. A OK Walker Autoworks and its owner, Miles Walker, in Peachtree City, are […]

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Salt Lake City UT Diesel Auto Repair Shop – Chip Alignment / Tuning Service Update

Bluffdale, Utah-based diesel auto repair shop T3 Speed ​​(+ 1-801-669-2890) has announced updates, offering full auto shop maintenance and repair , and now specialized chip alignment and tuning services. South Salt Lake, United States – January 6, 2022 – The latest updates provide local clients with the expertise of industry specialists with over 15 years […]

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Auto Shop Jobs recruits exclusively for the automotive industry

No matter what stage of your career you are in, Auto Shop Jobs offers automotive technician jobs at all levels. If you’re looking for jobs in Connecticut, choose from automotive customer service manager jobs with a recruiter who puts your needs first. Frederick, United States – December 20, 2021 – September 13, 2021: Auto Shop […]

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Best Auto Workshop / Mechanic: Pinkalla Auto Solutions LLC |

Sam’s Auto Shop, 4315 Byrd Ave., Racine Stu’s Auto Services, 3824 Washington Ave., Racine What makes your business the best in Racine County? What stands out more than anything in our store are without a doubt our incredible customers, many of whom are third generation. We make all of our decisions based on what’s in […]

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Thieves steal catalytic converters from Springfield auto shop

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Police are investigating the theft of catalytic converters from a Springfield auto shop. Thieves hit Rick’s Automotive near Campbell and Sunshine on Sunday October 24th. Staff caught two men stealing four catalytic converters from cars on a security camera. The two men also attempted to steal a car from the parking […]

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Set up your own car at this DIY store on Chicago’s south side

CHICAGO – Gearhead Workspace is the city of Chicago’s only DIY auto repair shop. The garage – located in the Bridgeport neighborhood – has all the tools and space customers need to fix their own cars. The garage opened several years ago, but only recently moved into its permanent space on 35th Street. In the […]

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Rosedale auto shop fire: mechanic reportedly hospitalized

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD – A fire broke out at a commercial building in Rosedale on Wednesday afternoon, reportedly sent one person to hospital and attracted dozens of firefighters to the area. Traffic was blocked around US 40 / Pulaski Highway and MD 7 / Philadelphia Road during the emergency response, which continued into rush hour. […]

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“It was just flawless:” Local auto store owners and volunteers rebuild Kaleb Duckworth’s truck in his honor

Several local auto shop owners and volunteers gathered on Saturday August 21 to rebuild and modernize Kaleb Duckworth’s truck in honor of the 19-year-old who tragically lost his life in July following a fight at the Dawson County Applebee Restaurant. Business owners and volunteers spent the whole day repairing and modernizing Kaleb’s truck. (photo courtesy […]

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Wilmington Hughes Bros. auto and tire store, founded in 1921, turns 100

Much has changed in Wilmington over the years, and it seems the list is growing every day. Amidst all of these changes, however, the towering red-and-white awning of the Hughes Bros. auto and tire store. of 11th and Market streets remained constant, as did the business below. Hughes Bros., which opened in 1921, this year […]

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Trade Me invests in an auto repair start-up, My Auto Shop

Friday July 30, 2021, 12:18 PMPress release: My automotive workshop Trade Me, New Zealand’s largest online marketplace and classifieds site, has taken a 15 percent stake in auto repair start-up, My Auto Shop. My Auto Shop was founded in January 2020 by former Uber Eats New Zealand Managing Director Andy Bowie with the aim of […]

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How to fix Auto Shop not working in GTA Online

Auto stores in GTA Online are new types of businesses in the Los Santos Tuners update that allow players to earn money by repairing and modifying vehicles. Unfortunately, auto shops can often have three major issues: can’t modify vehicles, the mechanic doesn’t work, and the customer’s delivery doesn’t end. This guide will provide you with […]

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GTA Online Auto Shop Guide

Looking to get your hands on your own auto store in GTA Online? It might sound like a pipe dream, but now that the Los Santos Tuners update is here, you can hook up your own auto business. Of course, auto stores aren’t the only properties you can buy in GTA V, but you’ll need […]

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Shorty Anderson Auto Services suffers more flooding in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Just over a week after major flooding forced Shorty Anderson Auto Services to shut down, yet another flood hit the area. Fortunately, this time it wasn’t that bad. Co-owner Travis Rowan said the flooding was not as severe because the construction site behind his auto shop eventually installed an erosion control fence […]

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All Makes and Models Auto Repair Shop Relocates to Larger Jackson Plant

JACKSON TWP. – Justin Smock said his auto repair shop on the west side of the township is growing to the point that a major move is needed, so he’s preparing to uproot to a bigger, more visible location. All Makes & Models Auto Repair – nestled in Irish Square at 7993 Hills & Dales […]

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South St. Louis Auto Store Takes New Approach to Combat Rising Catalytic Converter Theft | St. Louis News Headlines

SOUTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – As catalytic converter thefts continue to increase across the country, a local auto store is getting creative in making it harder for thieves to steal the expensive car part. Derrick Kilgore said his surveillance camera outside his Benton Park home captured thieves cutting off his SUV’s catalytic converter early Sunday […]

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Killeen car shop fire started by mechanic | Local News

Employees pushed a burning vehicle out of a local Killeen auto shop on Thursday morning, saving the structure from a fiery demise, after sparks flew as a mechanic worked on a vehicle, firefighters said Thursday at the Herald. At 9:49 a.m., the Killeen Fire Department responded to a fire on the freeway. 195 used auto […]

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Fire destroys Crown Heights auto store • Brooklyn Paper

A three-alarm blaze decimated a Crown Heights auto repair shop on Monday morning, sending firefighters rushing to put out the blaze as plumes of black smoke darkened the snow-covered sky. More than 100 smoke eaters responded to the fire on Empire Boulevard between Rogers and Bedford avenues Monday morning, which officials say broke out around […]

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3 injured in massive fire at Crown Heights Auto Shop: FDNY

CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — A massive fire at a Crown Heights auto shop injured three people and required the response of more than 100 firefighters on Monday. The fire started around 10:30 a.m. at 183 Empire Blvd., a one-story mechanic or auto shop on the border between Crown Heights and Prospect Lefferts Gardens, according to […]

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Training program encourages more women to become auto mechanics

Jacqueline Nanney has not seen the interior of a classroom for about 10 months. But the senior at Maplewood High School in Nashville, Tennessee, is still taking classes to learn how to be an auto mechanic. “It’s as close as it gets, this system here. You’re still working on cars, just computer-wise,” Nanney said, as […]

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GoFundMe was created to help Unadilla Township’s auto shop rebuild after a fire

9:45 a.m. Jan 28: This article has been updated to include comments from the Unadilla Township Fire Department. Unadilla Township auto repair shop owner John Wilson is still reeling from losing his shop to a fire. Wilson’s Auto was destroyed in a fire on Wednesday. “It still hasn’t been registered,” Wilson, 56, said Thursday morning. […]

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Fire destroys west Las Vegas Valley auto shop, 16 vehicles | News

A West Valley auto shop is a total loss after a fire Wednesday night, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue said. LAS VEGAS (FOX5) — A West Valley auto shop is a total loss after a fire Wednesday night, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue said. Spokesman Tim Szymanski said the Econo Lube ‘N’ tube at 4701 […]

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Port Townsend auto shop owner and employee set fire

PORT TOWNSEND — The owner and a mechanic from Gary’s Cars and Trucks put out an oil rag fire in the auto shop before firefighters arrived. Owner Charles Gary and mechanic David Stratton found rags of burning oil in the store on Tuesday afternoon and hit them with two fire extinguishers and a garden hose. […]

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No injuries in devastating fire that destroyed Hudson auto shop, owner killed thousands | Archive

HUDSON, Iowa (KWL) — Hudson Fire Chief Chad Schmidt said no one was injured in the fire that destroyed Beyer Motorsports Monday night. Authorities believe the fire started in an oil burner that is the company’s heat source. Owner RJ Beyer said nine employees were in the building when the fire broke out, as it […]

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Tips for Starting a Home-Based Automotive Shop | Local News I Racine County Eye

Starting a small business from the comfort of your own home is a perfect way to get some extra cash or start a new career. Car enthusiasts are prime examples of individuals capable of turning their lifelong hobby into a new business. What may seem like a hobby to you may be a necessary service […]

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Military veteran opens one-of-a-kind DIY store in Fargo – InForum

FARGO — A 20-year-old business idea has finally come to fruition. Chris Partridge, founder of FargoDIYGarage said he got the idea for his do-it-yourself auto shop during his military service. “I can’t claim it was originally my idea,” Partridge said. “I was in the Army stationed in Seattle and the Army has had automotive hobby […]

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My Auto Shop, the “AirBnB for your car”, has just launched in Hamilton

Thursday, July 16, 2020, 4:25 p.m.Press release: My car shop In early January, a new service called the ‘UberEats for auto repairs‘ launched quietly in Auckland. As they gained momentum, things quickly hit a wall when COVID-19 arrived on our shores. Since the lockdown they have quickly grown into a network of over 100 workshops […]

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Atlanta Auto Shop will pick up your car and sanitize it so you can keep it running

ATLANTE – As we all try to maintain social distancing, it can be difficult to keep up with certain tasks, like getting your car serviced. An auto shop on Buford Highway makes sure its customers can get their cars running without leaving their homes. “I will do more just so I can help my town,” […]

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A new teacher has put the PHS car shop back on the road

Petaluma High School’s automotive tech program starts to go smoothly, but new instructor Keith Benson wants more. He would like to see the program turbocharged. Benson took over the program at the start of the current school year after helping lead a charge to save it two years ago. Teaching the basics to enthusiastic, but […]

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Scott’s Addition Auto Shop Gets New Coat and New Owners

The new store opens on the site of the former Cosby’s Auto Service, which has closed in recent years after four decades in business. (Mike Platania) Scott’s Addition industrial buildings have become coveted sites for redevelopment. But the new owners of a property on Belleville Street are bucking the trend and instead opening a refreshed […]

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Displaced Willets Point auto shop owners rally to clear gates blocking Iron Triangle – QNS.com

Rodrigo Sinchi was incentivized to move his auto shop out of Willets Point by city grants economic incentives in 2015. Then he was forced out of the new city-guaranteed location in the Bronx in 2017. After conceding about $20,000 in lost income, giving up running his own shop, and returning to the Iron Triangle to […]

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Myrtle Point’s New Auto Store, Outlaw Auto, Offers a Range of Services in Hopes of Establishing Itself as the Town’s Leading Store | Local News

MYRTLE POINT – John and Alayna Black know something about perseverance. The Coos Bay couple have been working for the past three years to open their dream auto shop and, with things finally lining up, they’ve made it a reality. Owner John Black walks through the lot Friday at his newly opened Outlaw Auto, Tire […]

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Women-run auto shop opens in Neenah, helps victims of domestic violence

Opening of a women-run auto repair shop in Neenah The women of JumpStart Auto seek to create change. (Mica Soellner/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin) Wochit NEENAH – A “garage for good” is what the women of JumpStart Auto refer to their newly opened auto repair shop in Neenah. JumpStart Auto Repair offers the same repair services and […]

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Petaluma High School’s Auto Shop Provides a Pathway to Employment

In 1941, Franklin Roosevelt was in his third term as president, Joe DiMaggio had a 56-game hitting streak, “Citizen Kane” was created, and following an attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese, the United States was drawn into World War II. That same year, at Petaluma High School, an auto shop program became part of […]

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Girls-Only Auto Shop Course Draws Interest At CMS High School

When the morning bell rings at Myers Park High, 16 girls are in the auto shop at the back of campus, ready to pop hoods and get under chassis. “If you don’t get your hands dirty, you’re not doing it right,” exclaims 17-year-old Miley Chavez, who dreams of opening her own garage and calling it […]