Monthly Archives: November 2012

Become an expert with your scan tool


By Jim Taylor, Editor MACS ACtion Magazine Continuing our series of blogs introducing some of the teachers and presenters that will be presenting classes at the upcoming MACS Training Event and Trade Show in February. Each of these class leaders … Continue reading

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Status of Refrigerant Transition in Europe


Elvis Hoffpauir, President MACS Worldwide In light of the Daimler announcement on September 25, 2012 renouncing the use of HFO-1234yf, on November 7, 2012, the Mobile Air Conditioning Society Worldwide (MACS) sent a letter to the EU Commission responsible for … Continue reading

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Meet the teacher


Continuing our series of blogs introducing some of the teachers and presenters that will be presenting classes at the upcoming MACS Training Event and Trade Show in February. Each of these class leaders has been chosen for their detailed knowledge … Continue reading

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Holiday web-special: Supercars


Your shop a little slow around the holidays? Are you tired of football already? Need a little something to spice up the weekend? Stick around, Bunky, we’ve got some fun for you. Warm up your web searcher. Most everybody in … Continue reading

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Coolant: no longer a one size fits all world


By Jim Taylor, Editor MACS ACtion Magazine Meet the teacher Continuing our series of blogs introducing some of the teachers and presenters that will be presenting classes at the upcoming MACS Training Event and Trade Show in February. Each of … Continue reading

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Get on the bus in Orlando!


By Jim Taylor, Editor MACS ACtion Magazine Meet the teacher Continuing our series of blogs introducing some of the teachers that will be presenting classes at the upcoming MACS Training Event and Trade Show in February. Each of these class … Continue reading

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Why you need to be in Orlando this February


By Andy Fiffick, Chairman and CEO MACS Worldwide, Owner Rad-Air There is no doubt that the technology in the vehicles entering our shops today is changing at a startling rate, and we in the aftermarket / independent repair industry need … Continue reading

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A lesson in HD diagnostic software


By Jim Taylor, Editor MACS ACtion Magazine Meet the teacher Continuing our series of blogs introducing some of the teachers and presenters that will be presenting classes at the upcoming MACS Training Event and Trade Show in February. Each of … Continue reading

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Consumer IQ


By Elvis L. Hoffpauir, MACS President and COO If you’re trying to increase your market share through “specials” that really aren’t special, selling your customers parts and service they don’t need, or doing anything else that further erodes consumer confidence … Continue reading

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SAE International begins new 1234yf CRP


WARRENDALE, Pa., Nov. 9, 2012 – In October 2012, a fourth SAE International Cooperative Research Program (CRP) was launched by the automotive industry to further analyze the safety of the new mobile air conditioner refrigerant, R1234yf.  The participants in the … Continue reading

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