Female car repair shop owner blazes a trail in UAE
SHARJAH — Huda al-Matroushi is one of few Emirati women to venture into the car repair business, an industry that has long been dominated by men in the Arab world. “I enjoy it a lot,” says Matroushi, holding up her oil-stained work glove. “Because I’m on top of my job,
Firestone now makes house calls for vehicle maintenance
There are more than 2,200 brick-and-mortar Firestone Auto Care locations across the country, but the tire giant has been quietly rolling out a program that frees you from having to go into one of those stores. Called Firestone Direct, it takes vehicle maintenance and tire service on the road, with
Farley aims to tackle Ford's warranty costs in bid to boost profit
DETROIT — Quality is once again Job One at Ford. Taking a page from the automaker’s ad slogan of the 1980s and ’90s, Ford’s new chief executive, Jim Farley, is aiming to rein in rising warranty repair costs that are a key reason why the Dearborn, Michigan, automaker’s financial performance
EV startup Rivian to set up repair facilities and offer mobile service
Like any modern startup carmaker, Rivian plans to sell direct to customers bypassing a traditional dealership model. That creates the question of where and how vehicles will be serviced. Speaking in an interview with Automotive News, Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe says the company will use a combination of purpose-built service
Massachusetts voters pass right-to-repair expansion opening up car data
One election night issue that has appears to have an answer already is the passage of Question 1 in Massachusetts, which asked voters to strengthen laws guaranteeing people are able to repair things they own. In this case, it focused on cars, preventing manufactures from locking third party repair shops