I just ran into this article. Although it's a couple years old, it is still very timely given the constant barage of spam and phishing attacks. This really scared me since I love to unsubscribe form unsolicited emails:
I ran into this interesting article on self driving cars and their potential impact on the automotive aftermarket. This is the summation article from the series. I did not see an easy way to navigate to the earlier articles so I listed the links bel
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I think "Mr. Lyft" is grandstanding more than anything as part of the article alludes. If he is only partially correct this is going to affect the automotive aftermarket and everything that falls in line significantly to say the least. (click on the
Some excellent sales philosophy in this article when considering ticket average and customer retention.
There are always two sides to every story, coin, or situation (at a minimum). I think most can agree that the minimum wage should be increased to some extent, but how much is too much? Auto Data continues to grow it's presence in the conveyor car wash market in both POS and Tunnel Control. Eliminating employees due to increases in labor costs will only create more demand for more car wash automation. This means more wash equipment will be needed and more automation to control it all sans humans. It doesn't look good for the full service car wash market.
Study deems ride-hailing a nonthreat to U.S. auto industry
Let's all keep our fingers crossed on this report :
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I ventured to Detroit early in the week to attend Motor City Wash Work's annual Open House. As usual, the Motor City crew hosted an excellent event. They seem to take it up a notch every year. One of the highlights is the auction of a wide array of wash equipment at awesome prices. Auto Data donated a 80io tunnel controller and full POS set up. Someone snatched it up along with 2 Hamilton HTKs and a bunch of tunnel equipment as well. After the auction at the historic Gem Theater we were treated to a Detroit Tigers game. We had great seats and the weather was perfect. Many thanks to the entire crew at Motor City Wash Works. They did a fantastic job.