Motor Age

The Auto Care Association is partnering with Texas A&M University’s Professional Association for Industrial Distribution (PAID) to attract college-aged students to work for the auto care industry, as part of its Auto Care Careers program.
Auto Care Association
The reason the DMF is so popular are simple: vehicle manufacturers are constantly striving to meet ever tighter government emissions targets, and to satisfy vehicle driver aspirations for improved refinement of ever more powerful vehicles.
A new Mobility Park at AAPEX 2017 will feature live demonstrations, giving attendees the opportunity to experience and learn first-hand more about today’s automotive technology.
Mobility Park
With another hot summer upon us, Federated will be giving away some very cool t-shirts. Federated T-Shirt Tuesdays is back and five lucky winners will be announced on Facebook every Tuesday through August 29.
Federated Auto Parts
The following describes not just the process of doing a complete brake job, but also the rationale for doing so and benefits that can help automotive shops to explain to customers why this complete brake job is so important.
MAT Holding
The release spans 24 product categories and expands coverage through the 2017 model year by more than 61 million VIO.
Ever more efficient motors require ever more efficient motor oils.
Frederick, marketing automation software for local service businesses, through a preferred supplier agreement with the Automotive Training Institute (ATI), will give shops the ability to integrate Frederick’s artificial intelligence (A.I.)-powe
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TGSP) has recognized DENSO’s Athens and Maryville locations for outstanding environmental conservation and vision for creating a sustainable automotive society.
Women in Auto Care has announced new members of the education, marketing, member development and newly-formed membership committees.
Women in Auto Care


Any action taken to reduce workplace injuries is positive, and your workers compensation insurance providers will certainly be on board to helping you provide the safest environment possible.
SAE has formed a Data Link Connector Vehicle Security Committee (SAE J3138) to develop standards for access, as well as best practices and reports to help automakers and third-party providers establish secure methods of utilizing OBD-II port access i
To begin the process of building consistency between multiple locations, start with identifying and documenting best practices into a written standard operating procedure (SOP).
Dave Luehr
Mitchell is collaborating with Bosch Automotive Service Solutions in North America to deliver the Mitchell Diagnostics system, the first comprehensive diagnostic system designed specifically for the collision repair and automotive claims markets.
In Focus Performance Marketing has announced a recent brand evolution, in which the company name has been changed, and a new website launched.
In Focus Performance Marketing
Global Finishing Solutions has partnered with SATA,AkzoNobel and other donors, to provide SkillsUSA with a second professional-grade finishing environment for the 53rd annual National Leadership and Skills Conference.
Elise Groenewold says she notices some people are quietly skeptical when she enters the body shop. That is until they see her sanding, welding and painting.
On June 14, ASA board member Bob Wills and Washington, D.C., Representative Bob Redding joined with other automotive industry leaders at the Automobile Industry Tax Reform Listening Session at the White House.
The events signaled the start of a hands-on 52-week paid training program designed to prepare aspiring technicians for a successful career at Service King and in the collision repair field.
Service King
 Maaco, the leading automotive paint and collision repair brand, has opened its doors once again in the San Antonio, TX region.

Aftermarket Business

Automotive suppliers ZF and HELLA are entering a strategic partnership on sensor technology, particularly for front camera systems, imaging and radar systems.
The Penray Companies, a portfolio company of Source Capital, was acquired on June 1, 2017, by PLZ Aeroscience Corporation, a company majority owned by Pritzker Group Private Capital.
Lumileds, a subsidiary of Royal Philips, offers a line of advanced headlight bulbs for motorcycles, scooters, and powersports vehicles.
OptiCat's new Global Aftermarket Research Catalog features product information covering 138 countries, with much of it available in 30 languages. Information in the catalog is made available through suppliers and with the cooperation of TecAllian
The Rancho “Summer of Savings” mail-in rebate promotion will offer truck and Jeep owners Visa Prepaid cards worth up to $300 until August 31.
Bales will be responsible for negotiating, developing, managing and communicating the corporate FCL/LCL logistics requirements as well as LTL and FTL traffic requirements for Centric Parts, Qualis and StopTech.
Auto Care Association CEO Bill Hanvey briefed 250 top parts suppliers and distributors at the CIIAM conference in Mexico City on the practice of standardizing and unifying product content to lower supply chain costs and contribute to increased sales
Bill Hanvey
Presented annually, the Federated Co-Man vendor awards honor supplier partners who have shown outstanding dedication and support of the Federated Co-Man operation and programs.
Federated Auto Parts
Aftermarket V2V devices will play a big role in determining how quickly autonomous vehicles become successful. But just how big a role will be determined by how the intricacies of the proposed National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) st
Full Service Auto Parts, a 13-location automotive replacement parts distributor serving south-central Texas, has completed its software upgrade from Epicor Ultimate software to the Epicor Vision distribution management solution.