Internet Sales Expected To Increase In 4th Quarter

While Black Friday is traditionally the biggest volume day when it comes to retail sales in traditional brick and mortar store outlets each year, traditionally, the Monday after Thanksgiving day tends to be the busiest day for on-line shoppers. It’s called Cyber Monday. The term describes the busiest day for internet sales for the year. … Continue reading “Internet Sales Expected To Increase In 4th Quarter”

The Importance Of Your Auto Shop Equipment Warranty

Many customers who call us never stop to ask us about the warranty of the product they are interested in. They will ask us about the features and specifications along with other factors. Of course the number one question as always is price. Some customers don’t seem to care if their Car Lift is made … Continue reading “The Importance Of Your Auto Shop Equipment Warranty”

Major Automakers Jumping Into China Market

The major auto makers from Asia, Europe and US are all currently manufacturing cars specifically for the Chinese market. They are introducing many new cars that cater to the more affordable market. The auto makers want a foothold in this potentially huge market so much that they are willing to take sacrifice intellectual property rights. These … Continue reading “Major Automakers Jumping Into China Market”

SAAB’s Deal With China Auto Maker Is Off

At a time when many major auto manufacturers have made deals with Chinese car manufacturing companies, SAAB has announced that it has severed it’s relationship with Chinese manufacturer Hawtai Motor Co. This deal was originally intended to prop up the struggling SAAB, giving them an entry into an untapped, potentially large and lucrative market in one … Continue reading “SAAB’s Deal With China Auto Maker Is Off”

Automakers Report Significant Boost For April

More good news on the auto maker front. Most major auto manufacturers came out with much improved figures for sales for the month of April. Hyundai was the big winner, with their second best month ever up over 40 percent. Honda was up over 9 % and Nissan up 12%. Most European manufacturers fared well … Continue reading “Automakers Report Significant Boost For April”

Don’t Miss The New York Auto Show This Week

Looking for something to do this weekend? If you are, and you’re in the New York area, swing on by the 2011 New York International Auto Show. It will take place from Jacob Javits Center from April 22-May 1. It’s always a great event and a source of information for anybody interested in the auto … Continue reading “Don’t Miss The New York Auto Show This Week”

Modern Automobile Safety Systems

Even Henry Ford would be amazed at the modern vehicle. We’ve come a long way from the early days, when there were no comforts of the modern car, not even a roof or windshield. But the modern vehicle is still leaps ahead of top of the line cars made just a decade ago. Due to … Continue reading “Modern Automobile Safety Systems”

Geneva International Motor Show 2011

The Geneva Motor Show runs from March 3rd through 13th. It’s been a staple in Europe for over 100 years. We realize that most Americans reading this post won’t be able to attend, but it’s still a very interesting look at some of the most imaginative, daring and creative concept cars that you will find, so it’s worth … Continue reading “Geneva International Motor Show 2011”

Watch Out For Fraud At The Scene Of A Car Accident

Automobile Accidents can be a stressful event. The last thing you need to worry about after a car accident is fraud perpetrated by unscrupulous repair shops or tow truck drivers. The NICB (National Insurance Crime Bureau) has recently put out a checklist to help the unwary accident victim from becoming a victim once again to … Continue reading “Watch Out For Fraud At The Scene Of A Car Accident”

Record Attendance at This Year’s Automotive Shows

If you attended the AAPEX or SEMA shows this past November, you already know how crowded it was. For those of you who did not, you missed a great event with lots of interesting vendors, manufacturers and products. And you missed some record crowds. Independent estimates of attendance well above 2009 levels, which were admittedly … Continue reading “Record Attendance at This Year’s Automotive Shows”