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The first in a series of videos has been posted to the MAHLE Aftermarket North America YouTube Channel documenting the building of the MAHLE Ford Mustang at Petty’s Garage, the grand prize in the MAHLE “Drive with the Original” Tech
NACE Automechanika, held at McCormick Place West in downtown Chicago, offers transmission guys the best in the business to learn from.
Pete Meier
International Distributors USA Inc. (IDUSA) has formally changed its corporate name to Premium Guard Inc. (PGI) to reflect the true market identity of the company.
PGI
Ferrandino will report directly to Overbeeke and will oversee sales, marketing, catalog and technical services for North America and Latin America.
Autologic Diagnostics, a worldwide provider of the first cloud-based, vehicle-connected aftermarket automotive diagnostic solution, is a recipient of the 2016 GOOD DESIGN Awards for its innovative AssistPlus device.
QuadBoss and nonprofit career technical training school WyoTech Daytona have partnered for a second time to help students prepare for the workforce.
WyoTech
Carter Fuel Systems today announced the introduction of 22 new part numbers, including 18 fuel module assemblies, three gasoline direct injection (GDI) mechanical fuel pumps and one fueal tank sender assembly.
UpdatePromise announced an exclusive partnership with GoMoto to combine the companies’ platforms into one fully embedded, DMS-connected consumer experience and engagement solution.
UpdatePromise
With the Four Seasons “The Future is Now” promotion, running through Sept. 30, 2017, technicians can order the new Vehicle Comfort Center kit to help jump start their shop into a “greener” era of A/C service and repair.
AssistConnect is a revolutionary and centralized web-based system that provides automotive repair shops and technicians direct access to the latest approved, licensed vehicle manufacturer data immediately via Autologic’s secure cloud server.
AutoLogic Diagnostics

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The announcement comes as Service King finalized a deal to partner with Wilson’s Auto Collision Inc., located at 4365 E. Platte Ave. in Colorado Springs.
Service King
The Women’s Industry Network (WIN®) is committed to continuing its mission of engaging women in the Collision Repair Industry, and we depend upon the support and generosity of individuals and organizations in the industry to do so.
Women's Industry Network
Snapsheet, the auto-insurance industry’s largest provider of virtual claims solutions, comments on Allstate Insurance Company’s commitment to improved customer service through the use of technology with plans to close drive-in estimating
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Service King’s website, designed and developed in collaboration with the company’s digital agency of record, Blue Fountain Media, took home honors in the category of business to consumer website.
Service King
CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts, North America’s largest Multi-Shop Operator Network of independently owned collision repair facilities, announced the opening of CARSTAR St. Petersburg Collision Center at 1819 11th Ave. North, St. Petersburg,
CARSTAR Auto Repair Experts
Advances in automotive technology have allowed major auto manufacturers, innovators and collision repair professionals to make significant changes in the way cars are driven, crashed and repaired, which in turn impacts the auto insurance industry.
astech
At the 2017 VisionPLUS Performance Group Business Conference, BASF awarded 2016 Shop of the Year designations to seven collision repair shops.
BASF
Two PPG collision centers — Karl Malone’s Body and Paint of Draper, Utah, and Puente Hills Auto Body of the City of Industry, Calif.,— have received the 2016 Toyota Certified Collision Center of the Year Triple Crown Award.
PPG
Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR’s 14-time most popular driver, will drive the No. 88 Axalta/Maaco Chevrolet SS on Saturday, May 20 in his final All-Star race.
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Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes is building upon its commitment to providing first-class training to collision repair professionals with an expanded Advanced Painter Certification course.
Sherwin-Williams

Aftermarket Business

Technology is having a massive impact on how automotive businesses operate, helping everyone from auto manufacturers to aftermarket parts suppliers and distributors stand out from the crowd.
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The MOOG brand was recognized for excellence in developing and delivering product information – including application data, product attribute data and digital assets – that drives success at the point of sale.
Advance Auto Parts
Brent Windom had previously served as president and COO of Uni-Select USA Inc. His most recent position was President and Chief Executive Officer of Auto Plus | Pep Boys.
Brent Windom
Amazon is great for retailers who have their own warehouses and excel at fulfillment and customer service. But just because you meet their fulfillment standards doesn’t guarantee sales. To get traffic and conversions, you need to optimize your
Albert Ong
SKF was recognized by Uni-Select Canada as a top supplier based on successful sales growth during 2016.
Uni-Select
Remy Power Products, Stant Corporation and Standard Motor Products (SMP) were the recipients of the supplier awards.
Automotive Parts Services Group
If employees in auto parts stores could have it their way, would they vote Amazon out of the marketplace? Scores of counter people who serve on the frontlines are at risk of being replaced by e-commerce technologies.
Alan R. Segal
For the first time, buyers from the Alliance Group, AutoZone and O’Reilly Auto Parts will participate in the Exhibitor Summit to discuss what matters most when they visit a booth at AAPEX.
AAPEX
Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-Mich.) was honored May 18 by the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) as the 2017 recipient of the Joseph M. Magliochetti Industry Champion Award.
MEMA
Tier one auto parts suppliers are pushing Congress to allow them to test automated vehicles (AVs) like OEMs are allowed to do. The OEMs can apply to the Department of Transportation to test AVs under an exemption approved as part of the FAST Act.

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