An image.
  • Bob Mace
    Within the past few months, Sonnax has been busy expanding its corporate campus, acquiring a third building that has been renovated to house the company’s product managers, product support team and development engineers.
  • VOTE TOP 10
    Here are the supplier nominations for the powertrain industry’s Top 10 Products and Tools. Please help us find those that you believe are worthy of the award. Once you’ve looked over the nominations, you can vote by clicking here.
  • Third in a series on shop management focuses on self-discipline, the key quality necessary for a successful manager.

    Successful owners or managers of automotive businesses wear many hats. They have to constantly think about how each move they make impacts the profitability of the business. How they deal with employees, suppliers, and customers, ...

  • There is more than one way to skin a computer

    There was a time, long ago, when the owner of a vehicle would experience a transmission problem and roll into a repair facility to have it addressed.

  • Sonnax Names Reman Operations Director
    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 8:55 AM
    Sonnax Industries announced the appointment of Mark Spaseff as director of remanufacturing operations. In this newly-created role, he will lead day-to-day operations inclusive of assembly, machining and product development at the company’s Paulsboro, N.J., facility.
  • Sonnax: Innovative Synergy
    Thursday, December 8, 2016 2:08 PM
    Within the past few months, Sonnax has been busy expanding its corporate campus, acquiring a third building that has been renovated to house the company’s product managers, product support team and development engineers.
  • Consolidated Vehicle Converters: Heavyweight Contenders
    Tuesday, November 8, 2016 10:27 AM
    Consolidated Vehicle Converters, Inc. (CVC) founder Julie Maynard-Turner says she didn’t set out to create the large-scale torque converter remanufacturing operation that the company has become. She remembers her start-up in April of 1996 with herself & one employee.
  • VOTE for Top 10 Tools and Products
    Friday, October 28, 2016 2:12 PM
    Here are the supplier nominations for the powertrain industry’s Top 10 Products and Tools. Please help us find those that you believe are worthy of the award. Once you’ve looked over the nominations, you can vote by clicking here.
  • RPM Transmissions: Pure Power
    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 2:34 PM
    One glance at the cars on the lifts and the builds on the benches reveals that RPM Transmissions of Anderson, Ind., is very uncommon among shops.
  • Technically Speaking: Computer Reprogramming
    Friday, December 9, 2016 10:24 AM

    There is more than one way to skin a computer

    There was a time, long ago, when the owner of a vehicle would experience a transmission problem and roll into a repair facility to have it addressed.

  • Technically Speaking: Acura MDX with a Mind of its Own
    Tuesday, November 8, 2016 10:52 AM
    Little did the owner of a 2005 Acura MDX know that at the time the transmission in his vehicle was being repaired that it was the start of a long uphill battle. The vehicle initially was towed into a shop for inspection due to a no-movement condition.
  • Up To Standards: Warranty What We Give and What We Expect
    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 11:22 AM
    If you are in the repair business you issue warrantees for the work you perform, and you also receive warrantees for the products you buy to perform your work.
  • Tech To Tech: No Idle Curiosity
    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 11:06 AM
    I recently was asked to look at a car by a customer who had been recommended to me by a family member. The car had been seen by an undisclosed number of other shops without resolving the problem.
  • It's Your Business: Qualities of a Successful Manager
    Friday, December 9, 2016 10:40 AM
    Third in a series on shop management focuses on self-discipline, the key quality necessary for a successful manager.

    Successful owners or managers of automotive businesses wear many hats. They have to constantly think about how each move they make impacts the profitability of the business. How they deal with employees, suppliers, and customers, ...

  • It's Your Business: Lead Your Employees to Succeed
    Tuesday, November 8, 2016 10:35 AM
    Noting the difference between a production employee and one who manages others. As a production employee you had the luxury of only having to think about the work you were producing, at the moment, and how doing so benefitted you and the company.
  • Reman U: How to Be the Good ‘Bad Guy’
    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 10:04 AM
    With a name like Girl Wonder, you might expect me to have super powers. Sure, I’m pretty good at pulling events together, negotiating with vendors and planning. But sometimes I have to engage another special power – saying no.
  • It's Your Business: Back To Basics - Employee Mgmt
    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 9:12 AM
    Even if you’ve been in the business for a long time and whether you are an owner, manager or a technician who aspires to someday move up in rank, management skills are one of the most important attributes of a successful business person.
ABOUT US
Beyond the missions of providing education and reference materials, Transmission Digest serves as a prime resource used as shops find the parts, supplies and services necessary for successful and profitable operation. Nine of the 12 issues published each year are focused on the products, services and suppliers relating to a specific profit center within the retail shop.
FOLLOW US
Software © 1998-2016
1up! Software, All Rights Reserved.
 | ©2016• MD Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.