This hand-written letter from Terry Weiss comes at a good time. His shop has been in business for 45 years — opening in 1974 — just five years before ImportCar was founded. As you will see from his comments, his success is attributed to good, old-fashioned customer service and highest-quality repairs. It’s a fitting picture of what pioneer import specialist shops looked like more than four decades ago, and the resources they used to be successful.
ImportCar, a trailblazer in a parallel path for the past 40 years, has been your trusted source for technical information on import vehicles. Delivering the latest diagnostic, troubleshooting and repair information, ImportCar has helped you, our loyal readers, service imports with greater precision and accuracy and keep up-to-date on emerging service technologies.
We will remain steadfast in that mission — although with a new editor.
I am taking on a new assignment as editor of our sister publication, Tire Review. Effective with the May issue, Doug Kaufman, the former editor of several of our B2B brands, will take the helm.
So, after serving this beloved import specialist aftermarket for most of my 31 years here at Babcox Media, I want to thank you for your loyalty, engagement, professionalism, feedback, energy and enthusiasm, and for all that you do to keep this nation’s growing network of import vehicles on the road.
ImportCar will remain your expert source of technical information for import vehicles, continually refining its editorial package with targeted service and repair content. That’s my promise. You will be in good hands with Doug and the other wonderful members of the team who are responsible for producing ImportCar.
And, to all of my dear friends and acquaintances throughout the import aftermarket manufacturer, supplier and distribution channels, I want to thank you for your guidance, wisdom, leadership, friendship, and for the many ways you contribute to the success of this magazine’s readership — the highly regarded and respected import specialist.
I’m sure our paths will cross again soon, but, this time, I’ll be talking tires.