CHICAGO — Snap-on Corp., the leading U.S. supplier of auto repair facility and technician equipment and tools, sees nothing but good business ahead — based on two key factors. First, average vehicle-retirement “age” has increased over the past 30 years from less than 90,000 miles (144,000 km) to more than 170,000 miles (274,000 km) and is increasing. At the same time, the complexity of vehicles has skyrocketed to the level that many vehicles now have 40 computers integrated into vehicle ...
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