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The Mitchell 1 “Fabulous Las Vegas Sweepstakes” will award an all-expense paid trip for two to attend this year’s AAPEX and SEMA shows in November in Las Vegas.
Mitchell 1
Blitzify, a new mobile application that connects customers and automotive service providers, enables consumers to get exact quotes from multiple providers and compare prices with real time data at the push of a button.
Blitzify
John Passante discusses the stories of leadership shared in his book during the newest episode of Remarkable Results Radio, a premier automotive podcast.
Remarkable Results
The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) of the Auto Care Association is hosting the third annual YANG@AAPEX Program during the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX).
Auto Care Association
ididit, a steering components company, will celebrate its 30th anniversary during their annual Car Show & Open House from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at the company’s Tecumseh, Mich. headquarters.
Midas has launched a Midas Franchisee of the Year Award program and announced its inaugural recipients.
A young technician has more career paths to explore than ever before. Shop owners, take heed – the competition for qualified people is only going to grow. What will you do to keep your talent at home?
Pete Meier
Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care released a list of tips to help parents best advise their children. Share these tips with your customers to ensure better safety for their young drivers.
Trico Products Corporation was recently named the MOPAR Quality Supplier of the Year by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA US LLC) at the sixth annual Qualitas Supplier Awards ceremony.
TRICO
The St. Baldrick's Foundation is proud to announce that it has partnered with Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Centers to raise funds and awareness for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September.
St. Baldrick's

ABRN

During Industry Week and NACE in Anaheim, California, the Collision Industry Foundation (CIF) gave back to the local community by working Thursday morning at the Orange County Food Bank.
CIF
The winning car was sporting a brilliant red and white color scheme featuring the familiar Target logo painted with the ULTRA 7000® refinish system provided by Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes.
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The CARSTAR Colorado Business Group helped make a wish come true for a local Denver family with a restored vehicle in honor of their son who passed away last January.
CARSTAR
The mammoth repair center, located at 156 S. Milpitas Blvd. in Milpitas, California, increases Service King’s footprint to 301 locations in 23 states across the U.S.
Service King
BASF Automotive Refinish has signed an agreement with Driven Brands, extending its 25-year relationship with CARSTAR North America.
BASF
3M is offering a chance for shop owners to recognize and honor a military veteran employee and have a chance to win a trip for both owner and employee to attend the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race in Texas on Nov. 6.
3M
Friday, September 2nd is the deadline for nominations for seven open seats on the National Auto Body Council’s (NABC) 2017  Board of Directors.
NABC
The Collision Repair Education Foundation is seeking the industry’s support in helping instructors with donated collision tools, equipment, supplies, products, scrap parts, and other related items.
CREF
Here are 10 tips that shops can share with their parent customers to help them sleep better once the new semester starts.
CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts
Service King Collision Repair Centers, in continuation of the organization’s commitment to investing and training the next generation of highly-skilled automotive technicians, welcomed 23 new technicians into its ongoing Apprentice Development
Service King

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The new Atlanta PDC will employ up to 30 employees in 107,000 square feet of space. Stocking approximately 43,000 Lexus parts, the facility will serve 27 Lexus dealers in the Southeast, primarily in Atlanta, as well as a five state area that includes
Toyota
Multi Parts announced the SPARK2016 selectees, students who will attend the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) being held in Las Vegas, Nov. 1 to 3, 2016.
Multi Parts
Fuel system manufacturer Auteria has launched a new U.S. e-commerce website with an easy-to-use part lookup feature.
Auteria
The Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) has made a $10,000 donation to the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation (AACF) to help auto care industry members impacted by the devastating floods in Baton Rouge, La.
Automotive Parts Services Group
Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper announced that 33 students, selected from a pool of more than 170  applications, have been selected to receive the 2016 Advancing the Aftermarket and General College Scholarships.
Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance
Gates Corporation announced the release of 228 new part numbers to its original equipment (OE) quality automotive aftermarket products across several categories.
Gates Corporation
Lordco Auto Parts is the largest distributor and retailer of automotive parts and accessories in British Columbia. Philips automotive lighting products will be available at all Lordco locations.
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Through this contract, DENSO is looking to advance its artificial intelligence technology and expand its engineering expertise in the areas of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), autonomous drive, and the Internet of Things (IoT).
DENSO
Horizon Global Corporation, a leading manufacturer of branded towing and trailering equipment, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Westfalia-Automotive and Terwa, collectively referred to as the Westfalia Group (Westfalia), a leading g
Horizon Global
The automotive industry has been among the industries to have prospered during these boom times in South Africa. The industry employs about 100,000 people in original equipment (OE) assembly and parts manufacturing, and an additional 200,000 people i

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