Posts by Steve Pawlett

Contamination Control

A range of coating and tape solutions are available to improve productivity. One of the core principles for profitability in a shop is efficiency—having the right…

Greater Complexity, Greater Cost

In the first of a two-part series, we look at how insurance losses and vehicle repairs are becoming significantly more expensive. Canadians are driving more but…

All About Details

The process takes longer, but results in a vehicle that performs exactly as it should. With so many specialized materials—from high-strength steel to aluminum, and metal…

Suspension : It’s All About Control

How shocks and struts affect tire wear, and winter driving safety. Consumers tend to think shocks, struts, and springs are primarily designed for ride comfort, when…

Tire Safety: Repair or Replace?

When is a winter tire too far gone to be repaired and reused safely? Today’s winter tires are engineered to last, so a puncture doesn’t have…

Refreshing Your Brand

How can tire retails stay relevant in these ever-changing times, while competing with innovators in the digital space and beyond? Since opening its doors more than…

Connected Cars, Connected Shops

GM’s OnStar is a prelude of future collision repair processes. The future belongs to those that control the data. Connected vehicles are about to change the…

New RL47A E-4 Radial Tire From Yokohama

Yokohama’s new RL47A is designed to handle longer, high-speed hauls. The RL47A  from Yokohama is available in four different compound options: CP (cut-protected), REG (regular), CP-S…
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