Owner / Manager Articles

You didn’t ‘get away with’ anything!

You didn’t ‘get away with’ anything!

By Murray Voth Recently, I had a meeting with a shop owner who might be a potential client. I was showing him the gross profit margins he could achieve, the labour rates he could charge, and the materials and consumables he could collect.I have permission from some of...

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No Power? No problem with CTEK’s CS FREE

No Power? No problem with CTEK’s CS FREE

(SPONSORED CONTENT) CTEK’s new CS FREE is the world’s first truly portable battery charger and maintainer with Adaptive Boost technology. No power? No problem. Within 15 minutes, the CS FREE can take your car from a dead battery to back on the road without being tied...

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The Great Canadian Aftermarket Podcast

The Great Canadian Aftermarket Podcast

New episodes weekly. The Great Canadian Aftermarket Podcast presents issues and ideas for Canada’s automotive aftermarket professionals and business owners. Selected by Feedspot panelists as one of the Top 10 Canadian Automotive Podcasts on the web. Hosted...

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Free EV high-voltage safety course

I-CAR Canada is offering important training on EV safety at no charge to the Canadian industry.  “Understanding High Voltage Safety” (VT405E01) provides critical information on safety precautions, disconnection, handling and storage of high voltage batteries. It...

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Earn Customer Trust with Ideal Spark Plugs for GDI Engines

Earn Customer Trust with Ideal Spark Plugs for GDI Engines

(SPONSORED CONTENT) By Autolite One of the key factors for a shop’s success is its reputation for customer service. While you cannot change the way vehicles and parts are manufactured, you can offer confident recommendations to customers on which parts will work best...

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Attracting the Best Techs: It’s About More Than Great Pay

Attracting the Best Techs: It’s About More Than Great Pay

By Murray Voth Many automotive service technicians complain bitterly about the lack of compensation, the lack of respect, and the terrible management of the shops they work for. At the same time, many automotive shop owners complain bitterly about the shortage of...

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Want to Get Rich Quick? Open Your Own Shop

Want to Get Rich Quick? Open Your Own Shop

By Murray Voth Each automotive shop owner has his own reasons for opening his own business, and many shop owners build profitable and successful businesses. However, there are some common patterns that repeat themselves over and over again. Murray Voth, RPM Training...

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