Raben Tires and Service Quick Facts Founded in 1952 32 locations across 6 states (IN, IL, KY, TN, MO, AR) 2 wholesale distribution centers  3 retreading facilities More than 500 employees “Over 65 years of family values giving you a customer-first experience.” Founded in 1952, Raben Tires and Service grew from one modest location on…

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…

“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…

With the largest tire inventory in the Northeast and 12 locations serving New York and Vermont, one would think there is little time for kicking back and relaxing at Adirondack Tire & Service. But with the help of machine learning, natural language processing and conversational artificial intelligence, Adirondack employees are seeing a reduction in administrative workload AND an…

June 16, 2019 Artificial intelligence supports work of dealership service advisers Alysha Webb Visit the service drive at Volkswagen Pasadena in suburban Los Angeles, and you will likely be approached by one of the dealership’s five service advisers. But if it’s a busy day, you can check in with one of the virtual advisers at…

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…

How R&G Auto in Alexandria, VA Delivers a Five-Star Customer Experience Are you an automotive service provider looking to deliver the ultimate customer experience? Take notes from Alex Arauju, Owner of R&G Auto, located in Alexandria, Virginia. Alex’s auto shop has been successfully serving the Washington, DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia (DMV) area since 2007….

It’s hard enough for small and large automotive service businesses alike to attract, hire, promote, fire and enforce protocol with techs and mechanics in their shops. Whether you’re looking to hire an entry level technician or a Master Certified Automobile Technician, the complications are amplified in our current economy, where qualified candidates are harder and…