Tesla has opened a very large Supercharging station near Dusseldorf in Germany, here are more details. As the numbers of electric vehicles grow throughout all continents, the necessity for large charging stations to take over from petrol stations to power cars grows. Tesla has understood this so that is why it has pioneered the largest electr...

The aftermarket needs to keep up with new technology or risk future growth, says one of the scheduled speakers at the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) annual Technology Conference. Dr. Alison Burham, vice president of data science at RepairSmith, will share her insights on the intersection of vehicle technologies and aftermarke...

Everyone is aware that vehicle technology and business trends are moving forward at a constant pace. Things are changing so fast, in fact, that many automotive repair shops have had to devise strategies to help them keep up. The same can be said for the jobber business, where electrification, alternate fuels, and vehicle automation are causing in...

Keeping up with vehicle technology is tough… but it’s a lot easier if you take full advantage of the latest features in today’s diagnostic tools. Vehicle electronics have come a long way from the days of Electronic Programmable Read-Only Memory (EPROM) chips. Swapping out chips to change drivability parameters was the start of a technolog...

Do you think Tesla and Volkswagen could merge one day based on recent mutually budding bromance? Here is why. A new story published in Evannex by Iqtidar Ali asks if Volkswagen and Tesla could merge. The reporter makes an interesting case for a possible future merger or working together of Volkswagen and Tesla based on both leaders' warm...

Learn the latest automotive aftermarket trends for 2020, with our interpretation and analysis. We cover news and statistics from SEMA, AASA, CAN and the Auto Care Association, as well as other news on the auto parts industry. We also look at the impact of coronavirus and COVID-19 on the auto industry. The North American online automotive eCommerce ...

Automakers try to corner the market on repairs to the complex systems The rapid rise of crash-avoidance technology has set carmakers and repair shops on course for a collision that could determine who controls the $800 billion auto aftermarket in the digital age. Given the unprecedented sophistication of the systems,...