Make That Call

Make That Call

Got questions about the industry? We’ve got answers! Email us and lets help you out if you already haven’t. You will learn quickly that our passion is to help those in the auto repair industry that want to help themselves. mechanicsalliance@gmail.com or...
Being a Mechanic in 2021

Being a Mechanic in 2021

To be a mechanic today in 2021 you need to be ready for the ever increasing complex electrical issues. New technology is evolving at a record pace. The mechanic of the near future will be making a ton more electrical repairs and a lot less oily mechanical repairs. The...
Another option

Another option

There’s always another option for a land owner when a repair shop goes away. Growing up in SLC this corner was ALWAYS a tire store. As we have seen for the past 30 years the industry is changing, and fast. Twenty six years ago while working for Snap-on Tools in...
THREATS TO GENERAL REPAIR SHOP BUSINESS

THREATS TO GENERAL REPAIR SHOP BUSINESS

In June, we asked general automotive repair shops about current and future threats to their business. Of the six current/future threats asked about, the cost of tools and equipment required to service late model vehicles and advanced technology on newer vehicles...
Mechanic Working Conditions

Mechanic Working Conditions

Auto mechanics find jobs in a variety of settings, from government agencies to independent repair shops. Their working conditions depend on their employer, the type of repair that must be performed and the equipment needed to complete the task. Typical Shop Conditions...
2050

2050

Gas powered cars and the year 2050. What will happen to the car manufacturing business by 2050? The hope of a new group of 12 governments idiots in Washington and from around the world is to phase out traditional autos completely within 35 years, replacing them with...