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Don’t trash-talk techs

Your story about the technician strike in Chicago quoted fixed ops consultant Rob Gehring as saying: “I wouldn’t be a technician.” People like him help drive the poor technician attitude.

Veteran service aide rides to motorists' rescue

Pat Howk is a customer assistance specialist for a St. Louis dealership who has spent nearly half his life (he's 60) responding to vehicle owners' calls for roadside help. He's available 24/7 to change a tire, jump-start a battery, or unlock a car or truck with the keys inside.

UPDATED: 12/18/17 6:24 am ET - adds details

Mercedes preps 2 instrument panels for next G-class SUV

The redesigned Mercedes-Benz G-class SUV will be roomier and more luxurious when it goes on sale in the U.S. in late 2018.

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