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Diagnostic charges: Is your mechanic gouging, or trying to help you out?

2020 marks my 18th year in the automotive service industry. Looking back, there are certainly workdays that I won’t forget, and this post is partially inspired by one of them. It serves as a great example of how a shop like ours would rather perform a less profitable service like a diagnosis in order to […]

auto shop of the future

Looking ahead: Electric cars, the technician shortage, specialization, and the “house cleaning” coming to our industry.

Note: This article is a little something different from our owner, Chris Dekker. Along with being a journeyman technician for 11 years, Chris has been a shop owner for 8 years as well. Very passionate about our industry, Chris spends much of his spare time reading about everything car-related or chatting with other automotive professionals. […]