Motor Age

In a follow-up Motor Age interview with Nathan Scripps, he deals with specific ways auto repair shops can leverage car care awareness during Fall Car Care Month (October), as well as year round.
Ingersoll Rand extends its R-Series line of compressed air solutions to include small rotary compressors with V-Shield technology to reduce leaks and improve reliability.
Enerpulse Technologies, makers of Pulstar with PlasmaCore spark plugs, announced that Kayla Sims of Malden, Mo. is the grand prize winner in its “Feel Pulstar” Refer-a-Friend program at
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Beginning on Nov. 1, Hankook will launch its first ever 2014 ‘Great Winter’ mail-in rebate promotion.  
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EnerSys has announced that it will offer a special discounted rate for ODYSSEY battery orders placed during the 2014 SEMA Show.
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Hastings Premium Filters will be exhibiting at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas from Nov. 4-6, 2014. Hastings will be located at Booth 6010 in the Sands Expo Center. 
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Standard Motor Products, Inc. announces the launch of an annual subscription package to the popular Standard PTS On-Demand Training Program.
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East Penn recently launched its new company website at www.dekabatteries.com  The new website clearly represents that East Penn has a “Passion for Power” as the homepage suggests. Featured throughout the
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Dayco Products, LLC, a global engine management technologies supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, today announced it will unveil two new serpentine belt designs during AAPEX.
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Mitchell 1 is giving a free Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 16GB tablet to every new ProDemand or ProDemand bundle subscriber who signs a minimum 12-month agreement at AAPEX.
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Matrix Automotive Finishes, a Quest Automotive brand, is proud to announce that it will host its second annual auction to help support the Collision Repair Education Foundation. 
Matrix System Automotive Finishes
At the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show begins Tuesday, November 4, and Continental will have a vast presence throughout the halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Continental Tire
Brembo celebrated a remarkable year of growth, products and advanced disc technology at the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas on Nov. 4-7, 2014.
Through booth exhibits and training and education opportunities, the SEMA Show will provide plenty of opportunity to learn about and become more familiar with working with aluminum.
Society of Collision Repair Specialists
Axalta Coating Systems, a leading manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, is preparing for a star-studded SEMA 2014 presence. 
Axalta Coating Systems
BASF Automotive Refinish announces its official schedule of events for the upcoming 2014 SEMA Show, held Nov. 4 - Nov. 7 in Las Vegas.
SEMA Show specials from Chief Automotive Technologies, Elektron and Chassis Liner are now available.
Chief Automotive Technologies
PPG Automotive Refinish will make its colorful presence felt at the annual SEMA Show set for Nov. 4-7 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. 
PPG Automotive Refinish
U.S. Chemical & Plastics has expanded its product line with the addition of several new primers, reducers and clearcoats. 
U.S. Chemicals
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. will demonstrate its breakthrough collision repair estimating solution at SEMA, Nov. 4-7, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev. 

Aftermarket Business

ACDelco will highlight its General Motors OE advantage and its Professional Service Center program when it returns to Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) this year.
Five automotive aftermarket parts distributors announced their plans to implement the Epicor Vision business management software in 2015.
Team Allied Distribution has successfully deployed MAM Software's Autopart software as its new business management system.
MAM Software
For the tenth straight year, Tenneco will invest in additional production capacity and expanded application coverage for its line of premium Monroe® Quick-Strut® replacement strut assemblies.
Monroe Quick-Strut
These leaders recognize the industry really has never reached its potential because it has never really controlled the industry’s collective inventory. I think we can safely call this a movement of sorts with the intent to implement the latest
Multi Parts Supply (MPS) named Jeffrey P. Stankard Vice President of Business Development. He joins MPS in its global headquarters in Jupiter, Fla.
Jeff Stankard, Multi Parts Supply
Sears Holdings Corp. will close more than 100 stores and auto centers and cut thousands of jobs in the U.S., according to Reuters and several Internet sites.
Sears Holdings Corp.
Automechanika Chicago, which is designed specifically for automotive collision repair and service shop owners, technicians, distributors, jobbers and more, will feature more than 120 training sessions over the three-day event April 24-26.
Automechanika Chicago
Dayco Products LLC announced the hiring of Thomas Hart as a Senior Vice President of the Dayco Production System. Hart will lead Dayco’s enhancement of lean processes.
Dayco Products
Auto-Wares Group of Companies announced today that it will be acquiring United Automotive Supply Co. of Warren, Mich. The acquisition includes the Warren distribution center and five stores marketed under the Maxi Automotive Supply name. 
Auto-Wares Group of Companies