December 2021
Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper sends the warmest wishes this Holiday season. Slice that fruitcake, pour some eggnog, and enjoy time with family and friends.

Wishing you and yours a very Happy Holidays, Season's Greetings, and a joyful New Year!
Entertainment, Education, and More!

Save the Date for November 1-3, 2022 at The Mirage in Las Vegas, Nevada for the Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper High Stakes Jackpot Convention.

Enjoy the Entertainment capitol of the world with access to AAPEX and SEMA, nightly entertainment, prize giveaways and all sorts of fun courtesy of the Aftermarket Jackpot.
Shop Owner Webinar: The Future of Mobility

As the adoption of hybrids and electric vehicles increases significantly in the next few years, your shop needs to be ready to service these new generations of vehicles. Register now for this webinar on January 19th @ 2pm ET hosted by Shop Owner and Valvoline.
Building Customer Loyalty: Why Oil Changes Matter

Have some down time during the Holidays? View this on-demand webinar, brought to you by Valvoline. Experts discuss how they've built an oil change and vehicle maintenance program that keeps customers coming back and helps maintain healthy profit margins.
Technician of the Year - 2022

Think you've got what it takes to be Technician of the Year?

Ask your Parts Supplier for more information on the 2022 program today!
Congratulations to our 2021 Finalists and Champions!
U.S. - Jeff Weller - Henning, MN - Auto Fix LLC
Canada - Cody Carnahan - Regina, SK - OK Tire Park Street
Latin America - Angel Recinos - San Pedro Sula, Honduras - Autoservicio Del Valle
5 Most Important Online Review Factors

Online reviews are the modern-day word of mouth. Most shop owners know that and acknowledge its importance in business operations. How can you capitalize on asking for reviews and what are the factors that even matter to consumers? Here's a sneak peek:
Star Rating, Legitimacy, How Recent, Sentiment, Quantity
Read more Here
Taking Advantage of the Holiday

Tis' the Season for catching up on your favorite podcasts. Tune into the latest episode from Ratchet+Wrench Radio on how to optimize the time between Christmas and the New Year. Learn how you can prepare and set yourself up for success in 2022.

View Podcast Here
Technology as a Profit Center

The New Year is upon us and with that comes even more new technologies on the horizon. During the Automotive Technology Summit, participants discussed how to get your message out there and prepare your shop and technicians for technologies, and years, to come.

How can your shop turn these new technologies into a genuine profit center?
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POP QUIZ: A windshield wiper motor operates intermittently and weak. Which of the following is MOST likely causing this condition?
A) Loose mounting bolts
B) An open in the power circuit
C) Loose wiper arms
D) A seized windshield wiper motor