Monthly Archives: February 2016


Owner Doug and Mary Scott Build a New Legacy in Their Second Center – Cottman of Independence

By | February 29th, 2016|Franchisee's In the News|

In the entire history of transmission repair, few center owners have started out better prepared for building a successful business than Doug and Mary Scott, the new owners of the Cottman of Independence, Missouri. To begin with, the Scotts already own one center in Gladstone, Missouri, a center they turned [...]

Transmission Band Adjustment – Tighten the Bands!

By | February 25th, 2016|Transmission Articles|

Every transmission technician or service advisor who’s been in the business for more than a few months has heard this request at least once: “Tighten the bands.” It’s reached nearly legendary status in the industry. What does "tighten the bands" mean? The technical answer goes like this: In some transmissions, [...]

Animated Cottman Man Offers A Fresh Approach To Auto Repair

By | February 2nd, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Cottman Brand News, Cottman Franchise Development, Cottman Man Educational Video Series, Transmission Articles|

One of the most iconic personalities in the automotive repair market has been given new life and a new look: Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care — a leader in the auto repair industry — has re-envisioned and revitalized The Cottman Man as an animated character into “The Cottman Man [...]