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Innovative Products of America® (IPA®) announces the #9107A Electric Brake Force Meter with Dynamic Load Simulation and Circuit Testing. It utilizes patent-pending, dynamic load simulation technology to sync with a vehicle's trailer detec
IPA
AAPEX has introduced its 2017 Mobile App that lets attendees register for the event, get the latest news, learn about new products, and search for exhibitors by name, product and brand.
AAPEX mobile app
In a joint effort to pave the path for capital investment and greater productivity, The United Steel Workers and ContiTech, U. S. A. have ratified a new five-year contract that covers 1,100 employees in four ContiTech plants in the United States.
Continental
The newly updated ShowMeTheParts app provides full access to the largest public parts database on the market on the go.
ShowMeTheParts
The availability of the service cans at NAPA stores across the nation allows certified technicians to easily stock inventory to service the growing number of car brands that now contain R-1234yf refrigerant.
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In a continuous effort to streamline inventory and to drive competitive pricing, Motorcraft second quarter 2017 actions include two new products to meet consumer and dealer/distributor needs.
Motorcraft
With coverage for over 98 percent of vehicles in operation, Stant offers the premier selection of top quality integrated thermostat housings in the industry.
Stant
The latest IMR Insight entitled “Threats to General Repair Shop Business” is now available.
Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 333 new part numbers to its Standard and Intermotor lines.
Standard Motor Products
Travis Krueger from Beaverton, Michigan, was named the 2017 Mitchell 1 Automotive Technology Outstanding Student during the 44th annual North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT) conference held recently in Warren, Michigan.
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Just a month after its founding, the Coalition for Future Mobility has announced the addition of new members – the American Highway Users Alliance (AHUA), the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and the Automotive Ser
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The announcement comes as Service King completed a deal to partner with Abernethy’s Auto Body located at 834 Gap Newport Pike in Avondale, just 40 miles southwest of Philadelphia.
Service King
Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc., the leading live and live-online salvage auto auction company, announced the expansion of facilities in six states across the U.S.
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The class featured 27 collision repair technicians who completed the immersive 52-week course at 10 different Service King locations across the U.S.
Service King
You can’t be everywhere at once, but that’s doesn’t necessitate multiple managers either.
Ryan Cropper
Dent repair is faster and easier with less chance of ancillary damage when using the new Chief M30 Pro Alu Stud Welder.
Chief Automotive
The announcement comes as Service King finalized a deal to partner with Valley Motor Center Auto Body in the heart of the San Fernando Valley.
Service King
Join 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division in a celebration of classic car culture at the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise with special guests Chip Foose, legendary automotive designer, and automotive painters from around the world.
3M
The National Auto Body Council (NABC) announces it is now accepting nominations for seven open seats for its Board of Directors. Deadline for nominations is Friday, September 1.
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Supplement, a strategic and financial advisory firm, announced a new retained engagement with the APEX Automotive Paint Exchange.
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Aftermarket Business

Innoviz's proprietary LiDAR sensing solutions will be integrated into Delphi's systems to provide automakers with a comprehensive portfolio of autonomous driving technologies.
Delphi
Archana Vidyasekar is the Global Research Manager, Visionary Innovation Research Group, at Frost & Sullivan. She spoke to Aftermarket Business World about the challenges of delivery and logistics in the e-tailing era.
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The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance promoted John Carlson (J.C.) Washbish to director of marketing. He will lead the group’s efforts in the development and implementation of all communications, promotions, branding, public relations and event m
Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance
With a December deadline looming for commercial truck operators to install electronic logging devices (ELDs) for tracking hours of service (HOS) data, a number of fleet and telematics solution providers are offering new systems to help fleets stay co
The committee, with the support of issue-specific work groups, will work to develop design and usage requirements for the new technologies, while ensuring that these requirements are reflected in international standards.
Auto Care Association
NTN, the parent company of BCA Bearings, announced the release of 627 new product SKUs in its wheel hub assemblies, seals and loose bearing lines. The 627 new part numbers cover more than 60,000 applications.
BCA Bearings
Rick Price is executive director of Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities, which works with OEMs, aftermarket businesses, commercial and institutional fleets, fuel providers and community leaders to reduce petroleum use in the transportation sector.
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Parts Authority announced the acquisition of World Auto Parts, leading supplier of replacement parts with three stores in the Cleveland area for the last 36 years.
Parts Authority
Douglas Squires, president & CEO of Colonial Auto Parts/A.P.M. Limited and Chairman of the Board of Bestbuy Distributors Limited, replaces Mike Maloof as chairman of the board. Ben Yelowitz of POJA Warehouse replaces
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Referring to his Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities board position and the group’s extended outreach efforts, “We put on classes for people who work on EVs, especially first-responders when they’re working on EVs (at crash scenes) so th

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