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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
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
This week NAPA Auto Parts announced to their stores that both the gas and diesel versions of K100 Fuel Treatment will be available through their Balkamp Distribution Centers.
K100 Fuel Treatment
Advance honored five companies, including GRI Engineering & Development, LLC, which received the prestigious recognition as Advance’s 2016 Vendor of the Year.
Advance Auto Parts
The Forum’s mission is to raise awareness about the importance of periodic vehicle inspection programs to motorist’s safety and develop strategies to protect these programs nationwide.
Raybestos Truck & Medium Duty brakes are the single-source solution for truck fleets of all sizes using disc brakes from Class 1 hydraulics through Class 8 air disc.
Raybestos
Continental is recommending to professional technicians the importance of changing underhood belts with all-inclusive kit products rather than individual components – especially before fall and winter arrive
Continental
Leadership, and in this motivation, is not an easy part of the job, but as unpleasant as it is for many of us, it is much better than under-performing year after year and dying that slow death.
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David Rogers and Terry Keller examined every aspect of the business to see how they could build value, not only for customers but for each employee, concepts which evolved into programs like the RPM Toolkit.
Robert Bravender
The forum consisted of several segmented discussions focusing on topics such as cybersecurity, consumer privacy and government oversight.
ASA

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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
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
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
Consumer Watch has launched a consumer education campaign — Defective Airbags - What You Should Know — to provide the most recent, updated analysis for those faced with catastrophic accidents attributed to defective airbags.
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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
The hottest trends in Virtual Reality (VR) video and Augmented Reality (AR) video will take center stage at the 2016 SEMA Show, where showgoers can learn how the technology can be applied to all areas of automotive aftermarket product sales, marketin
SEMA
In the wake of devastating flooding, Enterprise Rent-A-Car is working with the insurance industry and disaster relief agencies to help meet the transportation needs of Louisiana residents and first responders traveling to the region.
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Builders of SEMA Show vehicles will take center stage in the third annual SEMA Battle of the Builders competition.
SEMA
General Motors is hoping a video starring an ill-chosen pet Kinkajou will convince consumers to choose only original collision parts for their Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles.
GM

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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
The Automotive Distribution Network's hiring of Mike Whitten as its first chief financial officer represents a broader commitment to improve visibility and transparency of the operation to the Network’s membership, the company said.
Automotive Distribution Network
Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 155 new part numbers to its Intermotor import line. The release spans 34 product categories and expands coverage through the 2016 model year with more than 70 million additional vehicles i
Standard Motor Products
There has been much attention focused recently on what may be happening with regard to autonomous vehicles at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). But no one is talking about what won't be happening.
Automotive Parts Associates (APA) has established a scholarship program for the children of APA shareholders and their employees in conjunction with the University of the Aftermarket Foundation (UAF).
Automotive Parts Associates
Ford Motor Company has announced a series of third quarter product actions designed to help shops and suppliers by streamlining inventory and reducing prices. To date, Motorcraft has reduced pricing on nearly 4,000 parts, which amounts to a 20 percen
Motorcraft
As part of the company’s continuing product line expansion, MAHLE Aftermarket introduced 162 new part numbers – including 74 new MAHLE Original® gasket part numbers – in the second quarter of 2016.
MAHLE
With the disruption in technologies around the Internet of Things (IoT) and connected vehicles, the possibilities in the aftermarket have grown exponentially. This opens opportunities for new players who want to try a variety of service integration p
Sandeep Agarwal

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