Automotivation: January 2022

  St. Louis I-CAR Committee Leads Nation with Adopt-A-School Project November 13th was a great day for the St. Louis I-CAR Committee. We had a lot of volunteers to build, weld, assemble and paint the plastic repair workstations for the Adopt-A-School Project.     Click Here to View More            

Automotivation: December 2021

  A Customer Asked Me How Much it Costs to Make a Table… A customer asked me how much it cost to make a table…. I answered him: $1500 He said: So expensive for this job? I asked: How much do you think it would cost you? He answers me: $800 maximum… That’s a pretty

Automotivation: November 2021

  The Path Forward to Filling the Technician Shortage Mount Horeb, Wis.—By 2024, there will be a shortage of approximately 642,000 technicians — automotive, diesel and collision — in the industry. But what can shops be doing to improve the trade so that more people want to enter the industry and less people want to

Automotivation: September 2021

  Are Some Major Players Getting Cold Feet About SEMA? With a rise in COVID-19 cases in Clark County and the State of Nevada’s indoor facemask mandate again in full force, there are under- standably some concerns among collision repair-related companies about whether or not to participate in the 2021 SEMA Show.     Click

Automotivation: August 2021

  A Customer Asked Me How Much It Costs to Do This Job A customer asked me how much it cost to do this job…. I answered him: $1500 He said: So expensive for this job? I asked: How much do you think it would cost you? He answers me: $800 maximum… That’s a pretty