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Research Outlines Independent Shop Outlook on 2024 Challenges

Jan. 30, 2024
IMR Automotive Research surveyed 500 independent repair shops about expected challenges for 2024.
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Research Shows Drivers Choosing Independent Shops Over Dealer—and Sooner

Jan. 12, 2024
IMR Automotive Research has found the percentage of customers who visit dealership service centers is down from where it was a decade ago.

What Operators Should Know About Modern Piston Ring Design

Aug. 1, 2019
Fuel efficiency through reduced friction is a big part of engine design, as automakers look for every way to increase MPGs.
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Quick Lube Brands Make Moves on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 List

June 26, 2019
Take a look at the quick lube and lube-plus franchises that are making moves on the list, and hear from two brands about how they mark success.