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CIECA will hold its next CIECAst webinar on Tuesday, August 28 at 11 a.m. CST.


Women in Auto Care, a community of the Auto Care Association, recently announced it has reached a milestone in scholarship funding and tool sets for women in the auto care industry.

Friday, 17 August 2018 17:29

Ford Offering Dealers $1,000 for Every 2006 Ranger Fixed for Defective Takata Airbags

Written by Jay Traugott, CarBuzz

Last winter, Ford issued a “do not drive” warning to owners of 2006 Ranger pickup trucks because of potentially defective (and fatal) Takata airbag inflators.


The National Auto Body Council (NABC) announced it is now accepting nominations for seven open seats for its Board of Directors. Deadline for nominations is Sept. 1.

Thursday, 16 August 2018 20:58

Hey, What Gives? Where Are My Automated Vehicle Discounts?!

Written by Murali Chidurala and Tom Super,

It’s only a matter of time. At some point, many believe, insurance premiums will come down as vehicles use technology that leads to better, safer driving and lower costs. It’s a pleasant story, but one that has yet to come true.


If history has taught us anything about vehicle technology, it is that the latest advancements may be introduced in limited production or high-line cars---from the hydraulic brake systems of the 1930s to the curved windshields of the 1950s and the advent of disc brakes in the 1970s---but eventually, that technology will be applied to every vehicle in the car maker’s line-up.

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