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2022 R+W All-Star Runner-Up: Travis Troy

Sept. 12, 2022
Travis Troy grew up with nothing. By the time he turned 16, he discovered the potential within the auto care industry and built a career and life around it. Today, Honest Wrenches...

Friend, Not Foe: Fellow Shop Owners Can Be Your Most Useful Resource

Aug. 25, 2022
While business is about competition, finding kinship and camaraderie among fellow shop owners makes your business better and more connected within the industry.

Perfecting Your Interview Process

Aug. 23, 2022
How a well-executed working interview will help your shop find the right person for the job.

Autohaus Social: The Fine (and Performing) Art of Auto Repair

Aug. 2, 2022
Through an unlikely partnership, Autohaus Social, a luxury repair shop, set the scene for an inventive dance performance and connected two passionate communities in the process...
Running a Shop

Right to Repair: The Battle Rages On

June 2, 2022
Massachusetts’ voter-approved right to repair law has become the front line for the aftermarket’s battle to ensure a competitive, fair repair ecosystem for customers.

Podcast: Staying on Brand (w/ Aaron Stokes)

Much like Chick-fil-A, Coca-Cola, and GEICO, your brand needs to be recognizable to the people you serve. Aaron Stokes talks about how shop owners can build their brand, develop...
Running a Shop

Armando Tavani: From Argentina to Auto Repair in Florida

April 7, 2022
South American man leaves his home country to pursue his American dream of shop ownership.
Running a Shop

Winning Workflow – An Inside Look at the Most Efficient Shops

April 6, 2022
A look at how three successful shops have adapted their shop workflow for maximum efficiency and productivity.

It’s One Thing to Build Cool Cars, but It’s Even Cooler To Give Them Away

Oct. 1, 2021
How Kaleb Zeringue relies on Techron to give away reliable cars to people in his community