Skip Navigation20 Groups – AutomotiveWe have assembled a list of the top Independent Automotive 20 Groups. Many professional shops in the auto service industry are members of a Shop Management Peer Group. Learn new ideas, better strategies, and best practices for increased profitability by exchanging information with other auto shop owners.ATIAutomotive Consultants GroupBottom LineCoker ConsultantDSPEliteHorizonImport AutomotiveManagement SuccessNCMRepair Shop CoachShopProsStrategic AllianceTurn Around TourWaterhouse GroupWORLDPAC A/C Parts and SuppliesWe have put together a directory of the top suppliers of mobile air conditioning parts and A/C supplies for autos, trucks and heavy equipment.A/C Parts HouseAC PartsArizona Mobile AirAuto Air OnlineAuto Cooling SolutionsAuto Parts WarehouseCarQuestDiscount AC PartsGPDGWR AC TreatmentsNAPANingbo Anchor Auto Parts Co., Ltd.O'ReillyPolar BearRanshuReStockItShercoTechChoiceUAC Employee Sources – AutomotiveThe following is a list of automotive specific employment services. Posting auto repair shop jobs on many of these sites increases your hiring potential as both employees and employers in the industry are more inclined in recent years to search beyond their local market. Automotive Specific SitesACTStaffingAll Automotive JobsAuto Career ProfessionalsAutoCareCareerHubAutoJobsAutomotive CrossingsAutoServiceJobs.comAutoStaffNowCarPeopleDieselTechFind A MechanicFind A WrenchFleetJobsiATN Auto Pro CareersiHireAutomotiveProfessionalsInAutomotiveNeedTechsZipRecruiter for Automotive Financing – BusinessWe searched for companies familiar with financing for auto repair businesses needing funds for inventory, equipment, improvements, cash flow, new locations, marketing, working capital and any other type of financial need. Companies listed here offer a variety of services including small business loans, short and long term loans, and flexible revolving lines of credit. Answers often can occur very quickly.BFS CapitalBusiness LendingCapital AllianceCapital DirectCrestDAC - Automotive Industry Small Biz LOANSFast Capital 360First AmericaForaFundivoHorizonKabbageLCANationalOmegaOnDeckPark PlaceRapid AdvanceReliantSBASilver RockUnited Capital Source Financing – Customer Auto RepairsWhen customers need auto repair, but cannot afford the cost, shops often turn them away when a customer does not have a credit card to use or when they have poor credit history. This results in lost revenue for independent shops, dealerships, tire stores, transmission shops and franchise shops. Auto service businesses can offer their community the convenience of financing programs that provide customers with a loan for the additional funds they need. Many offer monthly payment plans. Customers can often apply for their account at the repair shop and get approved quickly.AlphaBlispayCar Care OneCFSFinancing Your WayFirst AmericanFirst LookFlexxbuyLending PointLoans NowNAPA Insurance for Repair ShopsWhile there are hundreds of insurance companies, the ones listed here have programs specifically designed for automotive service businesses. Custom insurance coverage for automotive repair service, gasoline station, car wash, auto body, and towing. Get affordable rate quotes and payment plans for policies including general liability protection, workman’s compensation, garage keepers, and umbrellas.AICAmerican FamilyArrowheadAuto-OwnersFarmersHastings MutualNationwidePrimeProgressiveUSA Lift Manufacturers – AutomotiveIn this directory you will find the major manufacturers for auto lifts, truck lifts, and vehicle lifts for most applications. We have included in-ground, above-ground, 4 post, twin post, scissors, mid-rise, low-rise, rotisserie, drive on, and car alignment lifts. Rolling jacks and other automotive shop equipment is offered by several of the companies listed.ARI-hetraAtlas LiftsBen-PearsonBendPak / RangerChallenger LiftsForward LiftGrayUSAHerkulesHoffman USAHunter EngineeringInterstate LiftJohnBeanKarLift SolutionsMaHa-USAMohawk LiftsNussbaum-USAPKS LiftsQuality LiftsRAV AmericaRotary LiftsStertil Koni LiftsTitan LiftsTLS LiftsWestern Lift Lube Sticker Labels and PrintersTo make your search easier we have assembled a list of companies who manufacture automotive oil change label printers – or what some refer to as lube sticker printers – for applying to vehicle windshields after maintenance service for recording the date, miles and interval that the next service is due.Cobra StrikerCub CB-724eDuraReady Lube Labels on DemandDymo Label Writer 450 TurboDynamic ServicesEstampeGodex RT-200iGreat American Automotive ProductsOil Shop SuppliesOILabelOilChangeStickers.comTSC TTP-225Zebra 2824 Plus Management Trainers & CoachesOver 20 companies offering auto repair shop management training, coaching and consulting. Almost every aspect of managing an automotive service shop is covered by one or more of these trainers or coaches. Webinars, classes, evaluations and one-on-one training covering efficiency, employees, marketing, customer retention, and expenses. ESi Educational Seminars Institute Less Hassle - More Profit Helping Your Business Succeed Since 1984 Remarkable Results Success stories and interviews with automotive aftermarket professionals 180BIZACGIAMIATIAuto Profit MastersAutoFixAutomotive Aftermarket E-LearnAutomotive Training CentresAVI On DemandBOLT ON UniversityCharley FewellCriss ConsultingDRIVEEliteESi Educational Seminars InstituteFerris State UniversityHorizonInstitute for Automotive Business ExcellenceKelly The CoachLincoln TechMotoSkillRemarkable ResultsRLO TrainingShop Fix AcademyShopProsTerry GreenhutVin WaterhouseWTI Marketing & Advertising ProvidersWe have assembled a list of more than 35 companies that specialize in marketing and advertising services specifically for auto repair shops. Attract new customers and retain existing clients using CRM, follow-up, referrals, direct mail, email, TV commercials, radio advertisements, specials and discounts, parts vendor programs, automotive-specific websites, and SEO.23kazoosAskPatty.comAuto Repair Marketing 360Auto Repair MediaAuto Shop Follow UpAuto Shop SEOAutomated Marketing GroupAutoNetTVAutoshop SolutionsBill EnrossBoundary JumpersBusiness ActualizationCar Care ConnectCar People MarketingCheckmate MarketingCinronCyberlead Inc.Dagen Media, LLCDealer Alternative MarketingDemographixMediaeCarNetworkEliteeMarketing SherpasFixed Ops DigitalFull ThrottleJustTheBestMarketing.comListPipe Print & Direct Mail Made Easy Mail SharkManon MarketingMechanic.MediaMotor Service MarketingMotorhead AdvantageMudlick MailMyShopManager OpenbayOptimize Social MediaRepairPalRobMax Website SolutionsShopProsSI Auto ProSpark PunchSSI Cards Parts Store Programs – AutomotiveMany automotive parts vendors, suppliers and manufacturers offer programs through auto parts stores to help repair shops. Assistance may come in the form of training, classes, clinics, webinars, certification reimbursement, service information, enhanced warranties, labor claims, marketing, newsletters, discounts, and other incentives.ProntoAC DelcoAuto PlusAuto ValueAuto ZoneAVIBumper to BumperCarQuestFederatedJagbits New and Used Jaguar PartsMighty Auto PartsNAPAO'ReillyParts PlusPartsTechProntoWorldPac Scan Tools and SoftwareComprehensive lists of both OEM and aftermarket scan tools and diagnostic software with coverage for domestic, Asian and European vehicles. The directory includes everything from basic code scanners to those with computer programming / calibration / flashing ability and advanced communication options to address the needs of all types of auto repair shops.AllData MobileATS EscanAutelAutoEnginuityAutoLand DOLAutologicAVICarDAQDelphiDirect-Hit, from Identifix-Find and Fix Faster!DST-i Honda - AcuraEaseESI - HD TruckHDS - Honda - AcuraIDS - FordInnovaLaunchMasterTechMatco MaximusMDI - GMOTC DiagnosticsProgRamaSDT - SuzukiSnap-onTech2 - GMTechStream - ToyotaVAS - VW-AudiVCDS / Ross-Tech - VW - AudiVCM - FordWiTech - Chrysler Service Advisor TrainersThis directory includes more 20 companies who specialize in training service advisors through classes, coaching and consulting for auto repair shops. Service writer employee training courses include customer relations and customer service skills, efficiency, profitability, productivity, quality control, selling maintenance and repairs, and time management.A World of TrainingAdvisor FixApplied ConceptsATA - Automotive Training AcademyAuto Profit MastersAutomotive Training CentresAVI On DemandBOLT ON UniversityCokerCriss ConsultingDealer Pro TrainingDealer Service AcademyEliteESiHorizonJeff Cowan's PRO TALKKelly The CoachLloyd SchillerMarkee GroupRLOSheriff 5-StarThe ACE GroupTop Secret Service AdvisorWorldPac Service Advisor Training – OnlineThe companies listed here offer a variety of online service advisor training, webinars, classes, coaching and consulting covering a number of topics including efficiency, time management, productivity, profitability, and customer service skills. Service writer eLearning is becoming the primary method many automotive repair shops are now using for employee training.Auto Training CentreAVI OndemandCentennial CollegeCoker ConsultantsHorizonJeff Cowan's PRO TALKMar-Kee GroupShopProsSteve Shaw Training Service Information – AutomotiveThe list below includes more than 25 links to companies offering OEM and aftermarket electronic service information, automotive workshop manuals, vehicle maintenance schedules, factory technical service bulletins, manufacturer recalls, and vehicle specifications for all types of auto and truck repair shops and service facilities.AcuraAll DataAudiAutodataBentley MotorsBentley PublishersBMWChiltonChryslerGeneral MotorsHelmHondaHyundaiiATNIdentifixIsuzuJaguarKiaLand RoverLexusMazdaMercedes-BenzMitchell 1MitsubishiMotor SelectlineNissanPorscheSubaruSuzukiToyotaVolvoVW Shop Equipment VendorsWe have put together an industry directory that includes the primary vendors and suppliers of automotive shop equipment and tools for auto and truck repair shops. Start here when shopping for lifts, work benches, scan tools, car pushers, fluid dispensers, exhaust welders, air compressors, wheel aligners, tire changers and balancers, brake lathes, bearing presses, strut tools, battery chargers, engine stands, tool storage, and any other tool or piece of equipment you need for your shop.Ace Service & InstallationArizona ToolsASE EquipmentAutomotive Machine AdvisorsAW DirectBest Buy EquipmentCarQuestCuda Parts WashersDirect Buy Automotive EquipmentEagle EquipmentGarage Equipment SupplyGreg Smith EquipmentGWR Automotive ProductsHarbor FreightHunter Engineering CompanyJMC EquipmentLIFTNOW Automotive EquipmentMatco ToolsMyers Tire supplyNAPANHProEquipNorthern Tool and EquipmentO'Reilly Auto PartsRenegade Parts WashersShanghai Balance Automotive Equipment Co., Ltd.Shop Equipment CoShop Equipment PartsShop Equipment USAShop Tools For ProsSnapOnStandard Automotive EquipmentSuperior Automotive EquipmentTool SourceTool WarehouseWestern All Tool Shop Management Software The following is a list of the top software companies offering automotive and truck repair shop management systems from the most basic to those with a long list of features. Some are cloud-based while others are downloaded or require a CD. Some of the features offered include accounting, employee payroll, advertising and marketing, CRM, electronic vehicle inspections, job estimating, technical service information, profitability and efficiency tools, and appointment scheduling. If you are curious about what features are offered by a particular auto management software, then try a free demo – or get more details from the Management Software Demos links on our Management Resources Page. Note about survey results: All companies listed here were invited to participate in the survey. We appreciate the responses of the companies that have completed it so far. We are waiting for results from the companies which do not yet have a results link. If you are considering a software company that does not yet have a survey results link, please encourage them to complete their survey and send it in so we can include them.*Management Software Comparison Chart*AllDataAllsystemsMax LLC - AllsystemsMax PROView Survey ResultsAuto FluentView Survey ResultsAuto Repair BillAuto Shop ControllerAuto Shop WizAuto Shop WriterView Survey ResultsAuto WiseAuto Workshop ManagerAutomated Invoicing Management Software - WinAIMSView Survey ResultsAutomotive ExpertAutoSoft OnlineView Survey ResultsbitkarCar Biz ProCarrusComplete Auto Reports, CARView Survey ResultsCoStarView Survey ResultsDigital WrenchView Survey ResultsDirect-Shop, from Identifix-Find and Fix Faster!View Survey ResultsegenuityFastTrakView Survey ResultsFull Bay SoftwareGarage Partner ProView Survey ResultsGEM-CARView Survey ResultsGenesisFour Service ShopView Survey ResultsGetAFixView Survey ResultshibittsautoproInvomaxView Survey ResultsLankar Pro 9MAM SoftwareView Survey ResultsMaster RepairMax1 Solutions / Shopmax1View Survey ResultsMaxxTraxxView Survey ResultsMCI MethodsView Survey ResultsMFSMitchell 1 Manager SEView Survey ResultsMotorWareMotoSHOPNAPA TracsOmniqueView Survey ResultsPace / YesView Survey ResultsPluss PTM-VisionView Survey ResultsPM AttendantView Survey ResultsProfit BoostView Survey ResultsProtractorView Survey ResultsQuick QuoteR.O. WriterView Survey ResultsRampView Survey ResultsRepair Shop DirectorRepairTRAXView Survey ResultsRittyShift MobilityShop Boss ProView Survey ResultsShop ControllerShop KeyView Survey ResultsShop WareView Survey ResultsSHOP4DSmart Auto ShopView Survey ResultsStar ServiceStockTracView Survey ResultsTekmetricView Survey ResultsTire GuruTireshopWinworks Software Inc.View Survey ResultsWorkshop SoftwareView Survey ResultsWorkTracer Software – SpecialtyThe following is a list of management software companies offering automotive shop management systems from the most basic to those with a long list of features. If you are curious what features are offered by a particular auto management software then try a free demo – or get more details from the Management Software Demos links on our Management Resources Page.Ideal Computer Systems - Non-Automotive Shop ManagementIntactAuto Holdings, LLC - Custom Automotive SpreadsheetsMechanic Advisor - TelematicsQuickTrac - Efficiency TrackingShore - Online Scheduling Technician eLearning – AutomotiveIn this directory you will find a number of schools and training options for both apprentice and experienced auto and truck technicians to take automotive repair and technology classes. Take advantage of online training or what is often called eLearning. Classes and webinars presented by professional certified instructors cover HVAC, transmission and engine repair, engine performance, auto electrical, steering / suspension, diagnostics, braking systems, and preparation for mechanic certification. ACDC / Hybrid EV TrainingAeswaveAlldataAshworth CollegeAutoMate TrainingAutomotive Learning CenterAutomotive Lift InstituteAutomotive Training CentresCDX AutomotiveCengage LearningElectudeI-CARJames D HaldermanKevin Sullivan Autoshop 101MACSMotoshop TechnologyNAPAPenn FosterSAESouthern Career InstituteStratford Career Institute Tire and Wheel EquipmentTo make searching easier for auto repair shops we have assembled a list of over 20 manufacturers of automotive and truck tire and wheel equipment including tire changers, wheel balancers, and tire and wheel repair tools.AmmcoatsARI-hetraAtlasBeeLineBendPak - RangerBoschBranickCEMBCorghiDannmarESCOHofmannHunterJohnBeanKen-ToolLaunchNussbaumPremier Nitrogen SystemsRavaglioliSUTOTECTSISSG TPMS ToolsThe companies listed here offer a wide range of automotive tools and diagnostic equipment for servicing tire pressure monitoring systems including relearning (activation, programming), warning light reset, and OEM and aftermarket TPMS sensor repair for auto repair shops.Alligator TPMS SensorsATEQAutelBartecKen-ToolMatcoNAPA EchlinOTCPilotRema Tip TopStandard TechSmart Trade Associations – AutomotiveThis directory includes over 50 trade associations and programs for owners of automotive service industry businesses including independent auto repair shops and garages, tire dealers, and service stations at the local, state and national levels.AAAS - Southeast U.S.AASP - IllinoisAASP - Massachusetts, Rhode IslandAASP - MinnesotaAASP - MissouriAASP - NationalAASP - New JerseyAASP - Pennsylvania, DelawareACAAMRAAOCAAPSAIL - IllinoisASA - ArizonaASA - ColoradoASA - GeorgiaASA - HoustonASA - IllinoisASA - MichiganASA - MidwestASA - NationalASA - NorthwestASA - OhioASA - PennsylvaniaASA - TexasASCCA - CaliforniaATDA - AlabamaATRABARA - BahamasCABA - Maryland, Delaware, D.C.CIAA - CanadaCTDA - CaliforniaIAPA - CaliforniaIGONC - North CarolinaMAPMAPSA - Midwest U.S.MATDA - Nebraska, Kansas, OklahomaMTAWA - Western AustraliaNATA - Oregon, WashingtonNESSARA - New EnglandNETSA - New EnglandNYSASSRS - New YorkSMTA - ScotlandTIATTDA - TexasVAA - VirginiaVADA - VermontWMDA - Maryland, Delaware, D.C. Uniforms – AutomotiveComprehensive list of companies which provide automotive work uniforms and clothing, towels, shop rags and mats to auto and truck repair shops. Technician work pants, shorts, work shirts, polo shirts, belts, coveralls, and jackets can be rented and laundered or purchased.All Seasons UniformsAmerican WearAramarkAutomotive WorkwearCintasClean The UniformDickiesDiscount UniformsDomesticGallagherMission LinenMy LockerNationalPrudentialRed KapSullivanUniFirstViccoWearformWork Clothing Vehicle Inspection SoftwareThe list below includes over 20 providers of Electronic Vehicle Inspection Software giving you the ability to create professional customizable multi-point safety inspection forms and reports for cars and trucks using tablets or smartphones. Options include fleet tracking, paperless or printed, basic or comprehensive, attachment of photos and audio, web-based or in house, integration with your management software or part of your shop software.AMTAuction Streaming VIRAutoFluentAutoServe1AutoVitals, Inc.AutoxlooBOLT ON TECHNOLOGYCherry InspectClearMechanicDriverooE-inspectFastTrakFlexCheckGoCanvasIdentifixInspect2GOKukuiMitchell1Mobile Manager ProPDspectSafety CultureShop-WareSuper ServiceVehicle Integrity Manager Website DesignersMore than a dozen website design companies offering both custom and template websites specifically for auto repair shops. Customizable features and content, web search / SEO, unique marketing and advertising options.Auto Profit MastersAuto Repair Marketing 360Automated Marketing GroupAutoShop SolutionsCar Care ConnectECNEzytireFixed Ops DigitalKukuiMechanic.MediaMS Web ProsNet DrivenOptima AutomotiveRepair Shop WebsitesRobMax Web SolutionsTCSTire GuruTurn Key For information about featuring your company listing or adding your listing please click here.