Posts by Dave Redinger

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Happy Mechanic Appreciation Day!

Let’s start off with a note to your clients… and let’s end with a note to you. Did you know that September 1st is National Mechanic…
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Keeping Up With the Times by Dave Redinger

It’s time for governments to revisit safety standards. Early in the 1970s, the Government of Ontario enacted a law requiring vehicles to be tested for roadworthiness…

A Day in Court by Dave Redinger

If it’s too good to be true… you might end up in litigation. A couple of months ago, I was called to court as an expert…

What’s Old Is New Again by Dave Redinger

It’s up to you to sell your customers on keeping and servicing their vehicles, rather than buying new. The current “perfect storm” created by the pandemic…

You’re Fired by Dave Redinger

It might be time to get rid of your nastiest customers. We try and cover all the bases when it comes to explaining repairs to a…

In My Opinion: Travelling Through Time

A trip to Detroit is sure to help you appreciate our industry.  Last weekend we planned a trip to Detroit. Perhaps you’re asking yourself, “Of all…

Ode to the Ontario College of Trades

Life was simpler before the bureaucrats got involved. When I started my radio show, Dave’s Corner Garage, the concept was that we would become a voice…

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