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The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a notice of proposed rulemaking on vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications.
The new Snap-on full-line catalog showcases its wide range of diagnostic platforms to help customers find the perfect tool for them.
Snap-on
IMR Inc. syndicated consumer automotive research tracking study will now include data from Claritas’ PRIZM Premier segmentation system to enable automotive companies and their marketing and advertising firms to better reach the consumers they c
Advance Auto Parts, Inc. has been selected as the exclusive automotive parts and accessories supplier to the U.S. Communities™ Government Purchasing Alliance.
Advance Auto parts
Henkel’s sustainability program gives shops the opportunity to recycle used bottles of LOCTITE threadlocker through TerraCycle, a company that makes consumer products from pre-consumer and post-consumer waste and by reusing other waste material
Chelsea Frey
Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care, revered across the nation for the honesty and integrity that defines each and every customer experience, today announced that it has introduced a refreshing, new element to its consumer auto repair marketing&
Cottman Transmission
Global auto supplier DENSO will open an onsite recruiting center during the event at Cobo Center in Detroit.
Denso
Typically when a vehicle has an oil-soaked starter, the problem is a slow oil leak in the engine’s rear main seal.
Bar's Leaks
5 million industry investment to date in a consortium that includes automakers, automotive suppliers, and global technology leaders is making the roads safer by addressing the leading cause of auto accidents: driver error.
DENSO
Kukui Corporation has become an official partner of the National Automotive Parts Association, giving the company the ability to market to more than 15,000 NAPA AutoCare Centers nationwide.
Kukui

ABRN

CARSTAR North America, the continent’s largest MSO network of independently owned collision repair facilities, opened its 500th location in North America.
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Symach is currently installing its state-of-the-art equipment in Axalta’s new Customer Experience Center (CEC) in North Carolina, which is currently being built and scheduled to open in 2017.
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Car-O-Liner will be exhibiting in booth #3325 at the NADA Convention & Expo, January 27-29, 2017 in New Orleans.
Car-O-Liner
As part of its commitment to providing the collision repair industry with the best possible training, services and support, I-CAR® has made key industry facing and management team additions.
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AMi announced the approval of the Discover Leadership Master Graduate Program and Ignition Program for elective credit hours.
AMi
For CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts, the collision repair industry in 2017 offers an ever-evolving landscape that will require the major MSOs to broaden their services to meet the needs of their insurance carrier partners.
CARSTAR
Since its launch in May 2015, Service King has welcomed a rapid influx of U.S. Armed Forces veterans and spouses to its workforce. Now, that number has officially eclipsed 200 hires from across the country.
Service King
The four new recylcing facilities are ideally positioned in or near key metropolitan areas within the Midwest and East Coast areas.
Team PRP
The Executive Summary of the collision repair industry Snapshot Survey, co-sponsored by the Collision Repair Education Foundation and I-CAR, is now available
CREF
CARSTAR North America was also the first MSO to pass the 500-location milestone.
CARSTAR

Aftermarket Business

In 2015, Japan imported $535 million worth of auto parts from the U.S. while its exports totaled nearly $45 billion. Most of that parts trade was original equipment parts used on production vehicles.
The joint venture will combine Nexteer's advanced steering and driver assistance (ADAS) technologies with Continental's portfolio of automated driving and advanced braking technologies to advance vehicle motion control systems.
Continental
The completion of the offer is the first step in Icahn Enterprises' two-step acquisition of Federal-Mogul pursuant to the previously announced merger agreement.
Federal-Mogul
Aaron Lowe, senior VP of regulatory and government affairs at the Auto Care Association, spoke to Aftermarket Business World about how new vehicle technologies are affecting the aftermarket supply chain.
Aaron Lowe
Parts Authority recently acquired One Stop Parts Source, a single location aftermarket auto parts distributor based in Riverside, Calif. The deal closed on Jan. 13.
Parts Authority
Previously VP of sales for the Network, Tucker’s expanded position includes developing and executing marketing and service programs to support the Network’s brands including Parts Plus, Auto Pride and IAPA.
Automotive Distribution Network
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a proposed rule that would require V2V technology in all new light-duty vehicles.
FinishMaster has completed the acquisition of the assets of both Blaise of Color Inc. and Crown Auto Body Supply LLC, two distributors of industrial and automotive paint and supplies located respectively in South Plainfield, N.J., and in Salem, Mass.
FinishMaster
Automotive Parts Associates (APA) is now accepting applications for its new scholarship program, which is open to sons and daughters of APA shareholders and their employees.
Automotive Parts Associates
Macomb Community College has partnered with automotive industry experts to roll out a comprehensive vehicle design program that couples clay modeling with digital rendering skills.
Don Hutchison

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