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    • New Honeywell plant to produce auto refrigerant

      GEISMAR, La., Honeywell International Inc. has started commercial operations at a new plant in Geismar to produce HFO-1234yf mobile air conditioning refrigerant, sold commercially as Solstice yf.

    • Diagnostic solutions usually rooted in basics

      The tougher an automotive diagnosis seems to be, the more likely its solution is to be something basic. Unfortunately, these challenges easily sway some service personnel toward the other extreme the unusual, weird possibilities.

    • Take 5 Oil Change buys QuikStop Oilube

      CHARLOTTE, N.C. Take 5 Oil Change has acquired QuikStop Oilube of Burlington, Ky., which operates 10 locations in the greater Cincinnati market, marking Take 5's entry into Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio tri-state area.

    • Monro launches 'Drive Card' credit card

      ROCHESTER, N.Y. Monro Muffler Brake Inc. has launched a private-label credit card, called "Drive Card," that management expects will be a "big driver of customer loyalty."

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