Yearly Archives: 2014


Cottman Supports National Teens Driver Safety Week

By | October 17th, 2014|Cottman Brand News|

October 17, 2014 Getting a driver's license has become a rite of passage for teens, but it also begins what could be a dangerous journey. Crashes are more common among young drivers than any other age group. Nationwide, one in four crash fatalities involve someone 16 to 24 years old, [...]

Cottman Men Neal Kapral and Bill O’Hara Want Customers to Feel at Home

By | October 6th, 2014|Franchisee's In the News|

After move from longtime Kingston location, Owners put finishing touches on new Cottman of Wilkes-Barre center October 6, 2014 Transmission Service Shop In Wilkes-Barre, PA Neal Kapral and Bill O'Hara recently ordered some new living room furniture and a flat screen TV. They are about to get a new coffee [...]

Cottman Of Norfolk Husband and Wife Team Start 17th Year in Auto Repair Business

By | September 29th, 2014|Franchisee's In the News|

After years in corporate world, couple wanted to work for themselves September 29, 2014 Cindy and Bob Cowie had each spent nearly 20 years working hard at their jobs. But 18 years ago, they both decided if they were going to work so hard, they may as well do it [...]

The Cottman Man of Emmaus – Business Profile Video

By | September 16th, 2014|Franchisee Videos|

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69 Mustang was Foundation Wilmington’s Man’s Success

By | September 11th, 2014|Franchisee's In the News|

  Growing up in Maryland, Ron Thayer remembers working on cars at home in the garage with his dad, who was a car enthusiast. He also fondly remembers one of his best birthday presents, the 1969 Mustang his grandmother gave him when he turned 16. The Mustang was 16 years [...]

The Cottman Man Offers Back To School Safety Tips

By | September 8th, 2014|Cottman Brand News|

School bells are ringing throughout the country, as an estimated 55 million children begin another school year.  About 13 percent, or 7-1/2 million children, will walk or ride bicycles to and from school every day. Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care, a nationwide chain of total auto care centers, cautions [...]

Couple Celebrates 10 Years as Marietta’s Cottman Man

By | September 5th, 2014|Franchisee's In the News|

Husband & wife team makes service and quality work their top priority A little more than ten years ago, after spending much of their careers working for others, Sue and Kent Nicholson realized that together they had an ideal combination of work experience to go into business for themselves in [...]

Sal Albanese, The Cottman Man Of Stroudsburg, Treats Customers Like Family

By | September 3rd, 2014|Franchisee's In the News|

September 3, 2014 Sal Albanese has had a lifelong love affair with cars.  The owner of Cottman Transmission & Total Auto Care at 1 Kintner Alley in Stroudsburg, grew up in the transmission repair business. He worked at his father's transmission shop in Brooklyn, N.Y. as a youngster, before attending [...]

Cottman Man Fred Bowen Credits Marines for Skills that Made Him Top Auto Transmission Center in NC

By | August 27th, 2014|Franchisee's In the News|

Twelve years ago, Fred Bowen knew very little about auto transmissions. He certainly didn't know anything about fixing them, since he is not a mechanic and didn't tinker with cars as a young man. Despite a decidedly non-automotive background, in twelve years Bowen has built the leading transmission and car care [...]

Auto Service Chain Puts New Focus On It’s Local People

By | July 16th, 2014|Cottman Brand News|

A new campaign, beginning in July, will put the iconic Cottman Man front and center as the chain unveils -- The Cottman Man – Still the Man. For more than five decades, motorists throughout the U.S. and Canada have been encouraged to trust "The Cottman Man" for a full range [...]