Lead times are no longer months upon months as they were in the middle of 2020 and throughout 2021, but the situation is still of some concern, and it’s forced engine builders to get creative at times.
Happy New Year everyone! I trust you all enjoyed the holiday season and are hitting the gas full throttle now that we’re in a new year and January is already flying by. Personally, I’m not generally big on making resolutions – at least not ones that require tons of effort or ones I know I
The record-high sales growth over the past two years for the automotive specialty-equipment industry is beginning to level off or subside, according to the newest SEMA market research report. Despite ongoing economic uncertainty, supply-chain issues, and rising costs, companies remain optimistic as sales remain solid and above pre-pandemic levels. “Businesses experienced record-high growth the past
Everyone needs more space, especially overcrowded engine shops.
The internet has changed the way we do everything. Cultures are blending and business has transformed into a global market. Make no mistake, taking the step into international sales will require some preparation, but the tools are at your fingertips like they never have been before.
It’s not exactly the traditional entry level engine builder job posting, but there’s an opening at Engine Parts Group, Inc. (EPGI), headquarters in Wheat Ridge, CO. The national engine parts distribution group is seeking a new president. As president, the ideal candidate reports to EPGI’s Board of Directors and is responsible for the overall direction
Finding Performance Potential in 4 and 6 Cylinder Engines Let’s get something on the table right now – I’m a V8 guy. As you’ve read elsewhere in this issue, I tend to also chant the mantra, “There’s no replacement for displacement.” Bigger just seems better and badder. Perhaps you’re like me. But let’s take a
If you haven’t noticed one of our newer article series in the past 18 months called Engine of the Week, first off, where have you been living? Kidding, of course, but in all seriousness, Engine of the Week has been a popular article series for us where we tell a little bit of YOUR story
Whether it’s over the phone or over the front counter, customers – many of whom are women – are often intimidated by what they don’t know when it comes to their cars.
Optimize Personal Performance To Maximize Professional Profits I was looking back over the past 10 years since my first article appeared in the May 2008 Engine Builder issue and noticed a trend. Much of what I write about has to do with performance. Not speed or high performance, but something that might resemble personal performance. While
What you should know if your business is going international Not many businesses are satisfied with simply maintaining a local clientele. Just as customers typically want bigger and bigger engines, engine shops are looking to grow their business reach outside their town, city or state. In some cases, engine shops reach an international clientele, making
Not many businesses are satisfied with simply maintaining a local clientele. Just as customers typically want bigger and bigger engines, engine shops are looking to grow their business reach outside their town, city or state. In some cases, engine shops reach an international clientele, making their engines and services available to the world. While there’s