July 10, 2015by Sara EisenbergContributions from Carolyn Coquillette, owner of Luscious Garage
Toyota® Prius®. BMW® X6®. Ford® Fusion Hybrid®. Mazda® Tribute®. The list goes on, with new hybrid vehicles being introduced—and familiar models being offered as hybrids—nearly every year. Hybrid vehicles are no longer the wave of the future. They are here and they are widely used, for personal vehicles, taxis, delivery vehicles, ride-sharing and more.
We spoke with Carolyn Coquillette of Luscious Garage, a hybrid specialist in San Francisco, California, to get the scoop on hybrids. There are some differences between hybrid and exclusively gas-powered vehicles, but one thing remains the same—both types of vehicles require
Hybrid owners may not need to replace the hybrid battery due to failure as frequently as they fear—but another fear is rising in its place. There has been an increase in the number of hybrid vehicle battery thefts and that can prove to be costly to hybrid owners.
This Tech Tip is based on a Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) issued by Hyundai® and covers 2010 model-year Hyundai Tucson® (LM) vehicles produced from December 15, 2009. TSBs describe known conditions or manufacturer-recommended changes in procedures and processes.
Community Harnesses the Power of Technicians across North America to Ask Questions, Share Information and Continually Learn from Experience-Based Repairs to Help Keep Their Shops Productive and Profitable
Elk Grove, California – July 22, 2015 – ALLDATA LLC, the leading provider of manufacturers’ automotive repair information and solutions for the professional automotive service and collision repair industries, today announced that ALLDATA Community has surpassed 70,000 unique users. ALLDATA Community is an interactive online community offering experience-based advice to diagnose and solve challenging repairs. Launched in October 2013 and included within ALLDATA Repair and ALLDATA Collision, Community has experienced year-over-year growth of 180 percent.
New, interactive, highly-responsive environment for technicians to exchange knowledge for diagnosing and repairing vehicles faster — now included with ALLDATA Repair and ALLDATA Collision.
Elk Grove, California – July 17, 2014 – ALLDATA LLC, the leading provider of manufacturers’ automotive repair information and solutions for the professional automotive service and collision repair industries, has launched ALLDATA Community, an interactive, highly-responsive environment for technicians to use to help diagnose and repair vehicles faster.
Created by experts, for experts, ALLDATA is the leading provider of OEM service and repair information to the professional automotive service and collision industries. Trusted worldwide by over 300,000 technicians in 80,000 shops, ALLDATA provides repair and collision shops a suite of products to increase shops’ traffic, improve processes and repair quality.