Monthly Archives: October 2016


Cottman of Lansdale Embraces New Technology Providing Expert Repairs on Today’s CVTs

By | October 31st, 2016|Franchisee's In the News, Transmission Articles|

Automotive technology is constantly changing, and that can put a strain on the auto repair shops and technicians who repair them. One of today’s more familiar changes is the transmission: Many of today’s vehicles are coming with a continuously variable transmission, or CVT. What is a CVT? It’s an automatic [...]

Creature Comforts: A Visually Pleasing and Inviting Shop Design

By | October 26th, 2016|Franchisee's In the News|

As seen in the October 2016's Oil & Lube News. By: Peter Suciu To many consumers, the image of an auto service center is likely just another repair shop that has pools of oil on the floor, pin ups of scantily clad women on the walls and a waiting area that [...]

Laying  It on the Line : How the Right Layout Can Benefit Shop Efficiency

By | October 26th, 2016|Franchisee's In the News, Maintenance|

As seen in the October 2016 issue of Oil & Lube News, by Peter Suciu With worries about salary  compensation, the increasing costs  of health benefits and  a general sense of uncertainty, many  shops  have experienced the all-too-common approach of needing to do more with less. While nothing can truly  make up [...]

Cottman of Charlotte, NC, Moves Across Town So They Get a Chance to “See the Sun Again”

By | October 25th, 2016|Franchisee's In the News|

There are a lot of good reasons to move a business — more space, better location, lower costs — but few have as much reason to move as the Charlotte, NC, Cottman Transmission and Total Car Care center. “The city of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, and the DOT closed our street [...]