Motor Age

Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson and the MOOG Steering and Suspension-equipped No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet dominated the final 125 laps to win the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
moog, steering and suspension, problem solver
The Car Care Council is promoting 2015 National Car Care Month community car care events via Facebook, Twitter and their website when businesses and aftermarket organizations register their events on the council’s website.
Car Care Council, National Car Care Month
Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ ANCO Wipers brand, the Official Wiper Blade of the NHL, is offering valuable mail-in rebates to consumers who help enhance their driving visibility and safety for spring travels by purchasing ANCO blades.
ANCO, ANCO wipers
Those who have been recognized through the Motor Age Top Shops program over the years will get special perks if they register to attend Automechanika Chicago, April 24-26. 
automechanika, automechanika chicago
Motorists can save on the replacement of worn shock absorbers and struts during the Monroe Take Control promotion beginning March 1 and running through April 30. 
Monroe shocks, Monroe Quick-Strut replacement
The Hayden Automotive “Opening Day” fan clutch promotion gives professional technicians the chance to win customized MLB jerseys of the team of their choice.
Hayden Automotive
To prep consumer’s cars as the nation’s snow begins to melt, Pennzoil is launching a Spring Synthetics Promotion from March 1, 2015 through May 31, 2015. 
Bridgestone Retail Operations (BSRO) and Shell Lubricants Americas recently announced an agreement making Shell the supplier of choice for automotive lubricants used by BSRO’s more than 2,200 company-owned, U.S.-based tire and automotive servic
Bridgestone Retail Operations
The Sealed Power Engine Parts brand has introduced an extensive line of vintage replacement engine components covering millions of classic American passenger vehicles manufactured between 1928 and 1980. 
Sealed Power Vintage, Federal-Mogul Motorparts
Bosch Car Service recently launched an imaging program for repair shops that are members of its exclusive network.
Bosch Car Service


Those who have been recognized through the ABRN Top Shops program over the years will get special perks if they register to attend Automechanika Chicago, April 24-26.
Automechanika Chicago
Canada-based Wedge Clamp Systems Inc. had opened a new US office in Long Beach, Calif.
SCA Appraisal has launched, which aims to improve customer satisfaction by involving the owner in what is often a hands-off process.
House of Kolor by Valspar announced the 12 winners of the 2015 Prestigious Painter Award.
Valspar Automotive
PPG Automotive Refinish announces its distributor training course schedule for 2015.
PPG Automotive Refinish
Quest Automotive Products, owner of Matrix brand of automotive paints and finishes, will again sponsor the female drivers for Larsen Motorsports. 
Quest Automotive Products
The Martin Senour Company has launched a new, informative website to assist jobbers, shops, dealerships, production shops and OEMs.
Martin Senour Paints
Cheerfully embracing a united front among three generations, the Barbera family’s Union Collision exudes high energy as they enthusiastically approach each workday with an affable sense of humor accompanied by a can-do attitude.
Chief University introduces Aluminum Damage Analysis and Repair Technology, a one-day class covering aluminum forming methods and metal characteristics, damage analysis, repair decisions and techniques for working with aluminum vehicle components.
Chief University
Team PRP defends aftermarket and recycled automotive parts after a report on alleged steering of customers by insurance companies on Anderson Cooper 360 showed them in a negative light. 
Team PRP

Aftermarket Business

Autolite Operations LLC, a division of UCI-FRAM AutoBrands, has hired Hector Orlandi as Senior Technical Trainer and promoted Jay Buckley to Training Director, a role in which he will lead all training efforts for the spark plug and ignition parts br
Gabriel (Ride Control LLC) announces its national “SHOCK MADNESS” spring sales event offering consumers a 20 percent mail-in rebate on the purchase of four qualifying Gabriel branded ride control products.
Gabriel promotion
The Automotive Distribution Network recently hosted a sellout crowd of more than 1,300 for the 13th Network National Convention, including the group’s members, auto stores, service dealers and manufacturer partners.
Automotive Distribution Network
Advance Auto Parts announced that Todd Greener has been appointed Senior Vice President, Supply Chain. He will lead the company’s Supply Chain function in its efforts to support Advance’s stores and customers.
Todd Greener
NUCAP Industries announced the launch of a new product category and brand "NUCAP Performance Products."
NUCAP Industries
Repair shop owners attending the 2015 Automotive Distribution Network National Convention in New Orleans learned some simple ways to increase their bottom line without much investment. 
Allen Markowitz
The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance announced the hiring of industry veteran Max Dull as Vice President/General Manager of Alliance Parts Warehouse (APW). 
Max Dull
The Executive Committee of the Aftermarket Foundation has hired Joel Ayres, an industry veteran of more than 30 years and most recently Vice President of Sales and Marketing with TAKIT Inc. of Medford, Ore. 
Joel Ayres
TRW announced the appointment of Matthew Lundh as Business Development Manager, TRW Automotive Aftermarket, North America.
Matthew Lundh
The Automotive Distribution Network continues to grow the Parts Plus Mexico brand with the recent signing of Refacciones Agricolas Friessen S.A. de C.V. (RAFISA) into membership.
Automotive Distribution Network