See how IoT is monetizing and driving business innovation for companies like GM and Nissan. This is a great article. It’s enjoyable and thought provoking. It’s interesting to speculate about the new computer technology that the next generation of ten-year-olds will take for granted! Build relationships with as many customers as you can. Every car you work on, every car you touch, even if you’re just in the parking lot and a customer asks you a question, take the time to answer it and show them you care.
A well-rounded manufacturing engineer will understand the journey a sheet metal blank takes to get to finished product. The machinery built to produce these parts goes through a process just as valuable to the engineer who wishes to converse about part manufacturing on all levels.
We made plastic injected parts. Little tiny plastic pellets which are stored in gaylords, or big cardboard boxes, get fed into the machine where they get heated up thus melting the pellets. They then get forced into a mold to make a part. There are many different molds in order to make many different parts.
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Did you know they have portable digital oscilloscopes that fit into the palm of your hand nowadays? I’d love to go back in time and show the users of the original oscilloscopes what we have to work with these days: they’d be amazed. However, not all handheld digital oscilloscopes are made equal, and they may not have the features you need. Now, let’s assume that you install this performance based pay plan” in your shop and your technicians’ productivity jumps to 75 percent from the current 50 percent. You just realized a 50 percent increase in labor gross profit. If your dealership is currently profitable, this 50 percent increase in labor gross profit then becomes 100 percent net profit. Take a look at your total labor gross profit for last year and increase it by 50 percent, and then ask yourself if it would be worth changing your attitude to put that much money in your bank account. What would it cost you to do that? Nothing!
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Children now aged 10 have been exposed to computers and technology all of their lives. In fact, computers may have monitored children and helped with their survival since before they were born. Children today are in the Millennium Generation. It is a generation that is defined by technology. This generation accepts technology for what it is and what it can do. They have no fear of technology. They understand technology implicitly. They recognize that technology is important to society because they have been exposed to incredible benefits of technology their whole lives. DSK International is a recent design school and his owner and founder is an ex Art Center College of Design student (but a bit older than me so he was in US before me). Honest, sincere, hard working, and reliable. A trained and Certified GM Mechanic and has up graded every year. You can see the certificates he has on the wall in the office. Stop by for a chat or a quote, Clyde would be glad to help you out.
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A digital multimeter or DMM is a useful instrument for measuring voltage, current and resistance, and some meters have a facility for testing transistors and capacitors. You can also use it for checking continuity of wires and fuses. If you like to DIY, do car maintenance or troubleshoot electronic or electrical equipment, a multimeter is a handy accessory to have in your home toolkit. Amber is a fusion of an intelligent car-sharing platform with a modular, autonomous, and customizable electric car designed specifically to be shared. We provide guaranteed, on-demand mobility at all times and within walking distance. Toyota Tsusho cut power consumption by 25% and maintenance costs by 50% with smart manufacturing.
My third marriage was to a mechanic so I pretty much know the ropes after 10 years together. Bigger, cleaner, more expensive, bigger advertisement, etc. doesn’t always mean better mechanics. Some of the best mechanics operate out of purge grunge so frightening that Stephen King would be proud. Usually with a beer in their hand. I’ve been ripped off by more franchises that had posh waiting rooms than I ever have with a back yard mechanic.
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