AI-driven applications are transforming the way automotive service businesses engage with online consumers. Forward thinking businesses having deployed AI are realizing an increase in service revenue as a result. Here’s why:  It’s official: artificial intelligence (AI) based applications are here to stay. It’s time to focus on the right applications that are proven to help…

Hollenshade’s Auto Service Quick Facts:  One location in Towson, Maryland Established in 1939 Family-Owned and Operated (4 Generations)  11 Bays 10 Full-Time Employees 2 Part-Time Employees Over 14,000 ROs completed in FY2018 Average monthly website traffic: 1,200 sessions Think about how much has happened in the past 80 years. Apollo 11 landed on the moon,…

“By identifying an opportunity to be more sustainable, and implementing a reasonable plan of action to accomplish it, companies achieve an authenticity that paid advertising can’t buy.” – Crystal Barnes, Senior Vice President of Global Responsibility & Sustainability at Nielsen ‘Going green’ and ‘auto repair’ aren’t typically found in the same sentence. But with global…

Quick Facts: Americans drive, on average, the least during winter months (January through March) at 25.7 miles daily; they drive the most during the summer months (July through September) at 30.6 miles daily. [AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety] By easing into a stop, rather than slamming on the pedal, you’ll extend the life of your...

Barry Steinberg’s grandmother used to call him “plier fingers.” He was always taking something apart and putting it back together. Little did she know that her grandson would later go on to own four of the best tire and automotive service providers in the Boston area. Barry was working at a bar in a New…

From Air Force to Auto Repair: Jason Brennan’s Journey to Owning One of the Top Shops in the South Suburbs of Chicago Many veterans have trouble re-assimilating into their civilian life and into the private sector upon return. Luckily for Jason Brennan, owner of Fine Tune Automotive, he had a passion for fixing things starting…

From Headlines to Legislation to the Streets On Good Friday in Washington, DC, a longtime cycling activist was struck and killed by a man driving a stolen van at more than twice the posted speed limit. David Salovesh, a well-known advocate for protected bike lanes and safer streets, was the first cyclist killed in Metro…