On Friday, Nov. 14, the Automotive Service Association (ASA) and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) – the light vehicle aftermarket division of Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) – hosted the Vehic
SAKOR Technologies, Inc., has supplied a belt noise test stand to Ford Motor Company, which the company will use to meet new SAE specifications for belt noise in vehicle Front End Accessory Drive (FEAD) applications, as well as other noise testing re
Sprint Cup racing’s youngest crew chief is now also one if its most celebrated, as Luke Lambert of the No. 31 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet team clinched Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ $100,000 MOOG Steering and Suspension “Pro
Gabriel (Ride Control, LLC), the originator of the world’s first automotive shock absorber in 1907, continues its relentless drive to answer market demand with over 200 NEW Light Vehicle SKUs for mainstream, light truck, sport, niche and luxury
MOTOSHOP Technology Tools, a product portfolio from Advance Auto Parts, Inc., is celebrating its one-year anniversary with enhancements to its Web-based programs for commercial shop owners and technicians.
Gabriel (Ride Control, LLC), the originator of the world’s first automotive shock absorber in 1907, announces the Gabriel Answerman Advantage loyalty program to service professionals launching in early 2015.
Upon opening its new world headquarters earlier in 2014, Timken brought under one roof all of its processes from research and development through testing and more. The logistical move along with a focus on advanced product quality process helped Timk
With the new Mobile ManagerPro from Mitchell 1 and an Android tablet device, auto repair shops can now extend their shop management systems into the driveway and service bays with full wireless functionality and integration with Manager™ S
3M Automotive Aftermarket Division is helping shops better understand what is needed to prepare them for efficiently handling aluminum repairs, including standard operating procedures, tools, training and processes.
SCRS presented its first-ever OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit during SEMA, which provided information on developments in repair materials, procedures and equipment and hosted panel discussions featuring insights from manufacturers and shop own
Central Collision Center, a six-location repair shop business in Chicago, was named the winner of the 2014 Business Champion Award in Training and Development by Corporate, Community and Continuing Education at Moraine Valley Community College.
Gentilini Motors, a Woodbine, N.J.-based group of dealerships, has taken steps to reduce its energy and water consumption as part of a company-wide "green" initiative that encompasses service, sales and the company's physical facilities
David Zuby, executive vice president and chief research officer at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, spoke to Aftermarket Business World about smart cars and safety improvements being implemented by OEMs.
Under the direction of Chairman and President Fred P. Hochberg, the Export-Import Bank of the United States is described as “an independent federal agency that supports and maintains U.S. jobs by filling gaps in private export financing at no c
Steve McShane, founder and chief executive officer of Midtronics, Inc., was named the recipient of the 2014 McGladrey Lifetime Achievement Award. McGladrey LLP is a leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services.
Formally designated as the Export-Import Bank of the United States and commonly called Ex-Im, said 89 percent of its record-high 3,413 transactions in 2013 were for small businesses and the department turns a profit.
Reflecting its continuing support of the heavy-duty trucking industry, Grote has made a donation of $25,000 to the University of the Aftermarket Foundation’s scholarship fund to be used to train new aftermarket personnel.
The Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) Council of Governors introduced its newest officers and governors following the group’s 2014 Annual Business and Education Conference in Las Vegas.
The percentage of auto repair shop owners and technicians who purchase parts online increased in 2014 from 2013, according to the Aftermarket Business World Online Purchasing Habits studies conducted during the two years.