Top 20 stories from vehicle repair in 2023

Dec. 27, 2023
Take a look at what stories our readers enjoyed the most over the last year.

This year saw a lot of great content, from training videos and trade shows to articles about artificial intelligence (AI) and its place in the automotive industry. Our editors from Professional DistributorPTEN, Motor Age, and ABRN have compiled a list of the top 20 articles, videos, blogs, and more that our readers engaged with the most this year. 

Top content for vehicle repair profressionals in 2023

20. Shop Talk- Preparing for BEV and Hybrid Vehicle Service

In this video, Scott Brown, technical editor for PTEN, walks through some of the key considerations in working on BEVs.

19. The future of AI in automotive

The implications of AI in the automotive industry.
PTEN held its annual awards ceremony at AAPEX on Oct. 31.
Does your shop have what it takes to service EVs safely? Here are factors to consider.
Whether looking for temperature differences, inspecting difficult-to-reach components, or checking for voltage drops on circuits, having a variety of diagnostic tools is becoming essential in everyday repairs – no matter what type of shop you work in or services you specialize in.
What to know by model year 2025.
Selecting the appropriate time base for your DSO's capture is one of the keys to diagnostic success.
Using a capable scan tool's features to diagnose transmission concerns is a recipe for efficient transmission diagnostics.
Many of you have written to ask for a more detailed tutorial on using the Autel scope as a diagnostic tool. This is the third in a 3-part series!
Is your shop looking to upgrade its diagnostic tools and equipment? Check out the most clicked-on diagnostic tools on from the third quarter.
Discover the ZEUS+ from Snap-on, a powerful diagnostic tool helping you accurately identify intermittent cylinder misfires.
Learn more about the powerful waveform signal generator, only available on the Autel Ultra and Autel MS 919.
Leveraging Autel's Remote Expert feature to increase shop revenue and decrease vehicle repair time.
In this video, filmed at SEMA in Las Vegas, Scott Brown, contributing technical editor for Motor Age, speaks with Keith Andreasen, tool product manager for Innova Electronics Corp.
Learn more about SIB 11 02 20, an important procedure for techs who work on BWMs to know regarding oil service.
In this video, filmed live on the show floor at SEMA in Las Vegas, Brandon Steckler, technical editor for PTEN, talks with Brian Herron, CEO at Opus IVS.
In this seventh edition of Mastering Diagnostics, take a guided tour of the Bosch ADS 525x scan tool platform with Motor Age Technical Editor Brandon Steckler. 
Gasoline Direct injection has been around for many years and now the fuel delivery systems are growing even more complex with some manufacturers equipping their engines with both direct and port injection.
As the AAPEX show wrapped up the first week of November in Las Vegas, here are scenes from the show floor.
Here's a sample of the vehicles and booths that caught our eye at the 2023 SEMA Show.

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