Industry Profiles 36
We’re always on the lookout for interesting repair shop owners and operators to interview, and anyone who knows Frank Leutz knows he fits the bill, and breaks the mold. Leutz (above, in fedora) is the owner of Desert Car Care in Chandler, Arizona, which just won “Small Business of the Year” via the Chandler Chamber […]
Ezra Dyer in BigFoot, “which I drove at the dirt track/monster truck course in Charlotte. Highlight of my life.” Ezra Dyer is one of the industry’s top automotive writers – he started his career as something of a legend, as hilariously detailed by Automobile magazine, when, at only 23-years old, he got a foot in the door […]
Happy National Car Care Month! To celebrate, here are two car-care lessons, courtesy of an automotive pro. Michael Harley has had a great ride – as an automotive editor for outlets ranging from AutoWeb and Autoblog to JD Power, his career is one many would envy. When Mike’s not driving “this week’s sled,” a.k.a. a […]
Velocity TV’s Tech Garage host, John Gardner is also an award-winning automotive instructor at Chipola College, in Marianna, Florida. Gardner’s fanbase that ranges from his 18-year old students to 73-year olds restoring boats and with help from his Tech Garage tips. Gardner has made a fan of us, and our interview reveals that his automotive experience runs as deep […]
Joseph M. Henmueller is President & COO of the Automotive Maintenance & Repair Association / Motorist Assurance Program, widely known as AMRA/MAP. AMRA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen the relationship between auto care professionals and vehicle owners, and it accomplishes that by developing industry standards for vehicle inspection and communication. Its […]
If you’re working in the auto care industry and haven’t yet come across Audra Fordin, you might be living under a rock. Audra’s a rare breed – she’s a female mechanic who owns her own shop, Great Bear Auto Repair, in Flushing, NY. Her “Women Auto Know” program, to empower women drivers, has earned Audra […]
Openbay, an award-winning online e-commerce marketplace for automotive repair and services and a provider of SaaS-based solutions for the automotive care industry, is transforming the experience for automotive repair and service for consumers and the way that automotive care businesses acquire and service customers.