Tagged: Auto

DIY auto repair shop opens in Wadsworth

Wadsworth, Ohio — Anything with a motor in it, Aaron Woloszyn wants to hang around. He grew up playing racing video games and fixing cars with his family.

It’s been a dream of his to open a do-it-yourself (DIY) garage where people can come do their own maintenance and modifications. He made his dream come true during the pandemic.


What You Need To Know

  • The added free time during the pandemic allowed many people to try new things and forced people to do things on their own
  • For those that love fixing their own cars, a new DIY auto repair
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Auto experts discuss increasing catalytic converter thefts

Thefts of catalytic converters are on the rise, according to several community associations.The converters contain precious metal that fetches anywhere from $500 to $1,000.Experts said thieves have found the converters more valuable than items left inside of cars. They are underneath the vehicle and it can take as little as five minutes to steal. Reciprocating saws are the latest tools thieves use to steal the converters.The catalytic converter filters exhaust through a honeycomb made of metals, such as palladium. It can sell for more than $2,500 an ounce.Vehicle owners don’t even realize they’ve been hit until they take their vehicle … Read more

CA New Car Dealers Association Foundation Announces Scholarship Awards for 20 Auto Tech Students Across the State

SACRAMENTO , Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The California New Car Dealers Association Scholarship Foundation announced the winners of its annual “CAR CAREERS” Scholarship Program, providing more than $100,000 to deserving students who are pursuing careers in automotive technology. The grant recipients were selected through a competitive application process that evaluated academic performance, career interests, and industry experience.

The Foundation Board selected the top 4 candidates from 5 regions across the state, who were each awarded $5,000 to cover education and training expenses. From these 20 grant recipients, Vincent Lagasca was selected as the overall statewide winner, receiving an additional

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Man arrested for stealing 60 sets of keys from Boynton Beach auto sales lot

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — Boynton Beach police say a man broke into an auto sales shop early Friday and stole the keys to 60 cars before fleeing in a stolen pickup truck.

Police were called to LG Auto Sales located at 724 N. Federal Highway in reference to a burglary.

The business owner told police he noticed a silver 2005 GMC Sierra pickup truck had been stolen from the parking lot and the lock on the entrance of the compound was missing.

The suspect apparently entered the building and stole a television (valued at $1,500), laptop computer (valued at $1,000),

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Indian auto parts makers’ shares gain on report of talks with Tesla

The logo of car manufacturer Tesla is seen at a dealership in London, Britain, May 14, 2021. REUTERS/Matthew Childs/File Photo

BENGALURU, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Shares of Indian auto parts suppliers rose as much as 14% on Monday following a report electric-vehicle maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) was in talks with at least three companies to source critical parts for its planned entry into the country.

Tesla, which is looking to set up a factory in India if it is successful with imported vehicles, is holding early talks with some companies for the supply of components such as instrument panels, windshields,

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China’s auto industry calls for standardized self-driving claims

HONG KONG — Drivers, auto company executives and academics in China are calling for clearer industry standards in the marketing of vehicles with driver assist functions, after a fatal accident involving the technology sparked a new round of concern over whether motorists are being misled about its capabilities.

They say the imprecise, sometimes misleading, claims made by some car manufacturers and their salespeople are inducing many to believe it is safe to let the machine steer the vehicle without paying attention, when even the most advanced passenger car currently available is far from achieving that level of autonomy.

“Many consumers

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Automotive Parts Aftermarket in the US in Auto Parts & Equipment Industry Witnesses Emergence of Aptiv Plc and BASF SE as Dominant Vendors

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The market is driven by growing advantages and the benefits of original OE replacement parts, the growing average age of vehicles in the US, and the growing passion for vehicle customization and surge in the number of vendors. However, the declining trend of automotive sales in the US since 2016 and challenges from online retailing to conventional retailing might impede the market to grow in the forthcoming years.

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