Motor Age

EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications and manufacturer of ODYSSEY batteries, will kick off its week at the 2017 SEMA Show by offering a 20 percent discount on all ODYSSEY battery online orders.
Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care announced that it is celebrating an unprecedented national holiday: National Check Your Transmission Day, taking place today on Oct. 21, 2017, during October’s National Car Care Month.
Cottman Transmission
Expert speakers will cover several topics, including Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), connected vehicles, vehicle-to-everything (V2X) and new mobility models, as well as the trends impacting the automotive aftermarket.
NSF International, a global public health and safety organization, has recently certified Parts Chain LLC, in Salt Lake City, Utah to NSF International’s distributor certification program.
NSF International
Steve Schaeber, MACS manager of service training will present MACS Mobile A/C 2017 Update clinic at the headquarters of longtime MACS Member Universal Air Conditioner in Mansfield, TX located at 1441 Heritage Parkway on Friday, October 27, 2017
E3 Spark Plugs has eased the rules for signing up for the ‘Why I Run E3!’ contest that launched September 1 during the 2017 Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals.
Midas is stepping up in support of the community by donating one meal to Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief charity, for each tire installed in its stores through Dec. 31, 2017.*
The Massachusetts and Rhode Island Affiliate of ASA is hosting a meeting in Taunton, Massachusetts on October 25th that will be a local version of the Technology & Telematics Forum 5.0 being presented in Las Vegas on November 2, 2017 during APPEX
WD-40 Company is debuting the WD-40®/SEMA Cares Boosted Bronco — a restoration build that blends old and new and highlights the many automotive uses for WD-40 Multi-Use Product and the WD-40 Specialist® line — at the 2017 SEMA Sho
KNIPEX Tools introduced its series of Gripping Pliers. The series features Universal, Long-Nose and Welding Gripping Pliers.
Knipex Tools


The Women's Industry Network (WIN) is hosting a 30-minute educational webinar entitled, "Jump in the Tank," on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. EST.
AkzoNobel and automotive artist Dave Kindig are set to introduce a new custom color line of automotive paints at the upcoming Specialist Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show taking place October 31 to November 3
CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts has a long tradition of honoring the nation’s military members, and CARSTAR Wally’s Auto Body in Des Plaines, Ill., outside of Chicago, continued that recognition this month with a unique tribute to Vietna
CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts has a significant presence in the Denver region, and works closely with the leading insurance carriers in the region to provide the highest quality repairs for their insurance customers.
NABC was honored by the American Society of Association Executives with its highest award, the Power of A Summit Award, in recognition of the tremendous impact NABC’s Recycled Rides program has made to change and save thousands of lives across
Even if you’re not planning a new shop, you may be due for an overhaul of the layout of an existing shop.
Ryan Cropper
PCC products deliver outstanding dry times, excellent gloss content and features options that meet Low VOC standards.
Martin Senour Paints
Thirteen technicians and managers at Professionals Auto Body have completed extensive OEM training.
Professionals Auto Body
Come learn about Sherwin-Williams’ premium brands, innovative products, effective business solutions, reliable distribution and technical services this year at SEMA, North Hall, booth number #10639.
Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes
This year’s recipient, nominated by her collision instructor, Andy Retz, is Rosalinda Pop-Pablo, a high school senior studying collision repair at Lorenzo Walker Technical College in Naples. Florida.

Aftermarket Business

Virtual Tech enables buyers to shop and connect with Automotive Service Excellence certified techs via an add-on cost. The service gives buyers expert advice on what to purchase and how to install parts.
eBay Motors
Commoditization is increasing and when consumers are unable to distinguish between two suppliers’ parts and services, their decision largely comes down to cost, making it hard for smaller players to compete.
Kevin McGirl
GPC will acquire Monroe Motor Products, which was founded in 1917 and is based in Rochester, N.Y. It is a leading regional automotive parts distributor with 17 stores and a large hub location.
Genuine Parts Company
It's possible that someday the vehicle's OBD port might disappear entirely, so all the diagnostic data that technicians currently obtain through the OBD port will only be available through the telematics system.
Matthew Brown of Lawson Products and its Kent Automotive division provides a detailed account of the Lawson/Kent internal training programs.  
Vertical Development received the 2016-2017 Excellence in Service and Support award from Mighty Distributing System of America.
Third quarter sales for the Automotive Group were up 3.6% including an approximate 1% comparable sales increase.
Genuine Parts Company
Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper’s Road Warrior Weekend promotional trip winners completed their final laps last week at the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving in Phoenix, Ariz.
Kevin Pentecost, information security manager for Standard Motor Products, is the newest member of the Board of Governors for the Technology Council of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association.
Epicor is introducing a graphics-based electronic catalog interface designed to help automotive parts providers speed the lookup of all aftermarket or OE components needed for a specific repair.