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Using a combination of advanced textiles and a reliable standoff bracket design, the ONYX Series Flexible Heat Shield with its rich, black finish, provides maximum cooling and heat dissipation; preventing heat soak and burns.
The $100,000 Cottman Sweepstakes promotion will begin Oct. 1, 2015 and run through Nov. 30.
The Raybestos 1969 Ford Mustang Fastback in its initial stages of restoration made its first public appearance at the Brake Parts Inc annual employee appreciation event and car show on Sept. 10.
The new VERUS Edge from Snap-on comes fully loaded with more vehicle coverage, expert resources and industry knowledge than any other full-featured diagnostic platform on the market.
All of Borla’s exhaust systems are made in the USA of, aerospace-grade, T-304 stainless steel which provides lasting durability against rust and corrosion.
Featuring patented high resolution imaging technology, this versatile aligner will allow shops to perform more wheel alignments more efficiently each and every day.
A newly established agreement creates a workable approach to providing independent service providers with access to information they need to repair heavy-duty vehicles properly and safely.
AAPEX will introduce ExpressEdu at this year’s event to give attendees a close up look at how new technology is currently being used in the automotive aftermarket industry and what to expect in the future.
Robert Bosch LLC announced a five-year sponsorship agreement with Universal Technical Institute to provide automotive parts, equipment and training support at all UTI campuses nationwide.
Toronto law firm Roy O'Connor LLP, announced a proposed class action lawsuit action against Volkswagen relating to the manipulation of emissions data in a number of the Volkswagen Group's turbo diesel engines.


AASP/NJ’s Executive Director released a statement condemning a shop accused of fraud, but also recognizing the current state of the New Jersey automotive market and the desperate measures it can foster.
It’s all about color at the PPG Automotive Refinish booth during the 2015 SEMA show set for Nov. 3–6 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
The CARSTAR Cincinnati Business group hosted their annual Golf Outing at TPC River’s Bend on Monday, Aug. 31st, with proceeds benefiting the Fisher House Foundation.
NABR announces the official launch of the Variable Rate System Procedures Document Search functionality — an online, searchable library of documents, showing insurers paying for not-included procedures and operations, and what labor rate was pa
PPG Automotive Refinish has unveiled a new website focusing exclusively on its popular VIBRANCE COLLECTION® line of refinish products.
On Sept. 30, Mike Rose & his family arrived at Nagy's Collision Centers Corporate Offices in Orrville, Ohio, not knowing Mike was the recipient of a Recycled Ride.
The Women’s Industry Network (WIN) has kicked off its 2016 #ALLIN4WIN Membership Drive. 
Women's Industry network
Starting in the fourth quarter, Ford Motor Co. planned to begin using multiple components in the F-150 pickup made from next-generation aluminum produced through Alcoa's Micromill process.
If you own or operate a body shop and want to know how to make more money on existing sales, you’ll want to hear what Valspar Automotive’s Charlie Whitaker has to say about understanding your profit centers.
Valspar Automotive
NABR announces the launch of the Go Collision VRS Labor Rate Survey in the state of Utah, providing third-party statewide labor rate data.

Aftermarket Business

TRW’s North American Aftermarket Group has extended its all makes premium chassis program by 39 SKUs including the latest parts for Jeep Wrangler, Nissan Altima, Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, Honda Accord and Toyota RAV4.
TRW chassis
Following MAHLE Group’s 2014 acquisition of Slovenia-based component manufacturer for motor vehicle electric systems Letrika, the integration of the two companies is expanding MAHLE Aftermarket's competence in this segment.
MAHLE Aftermarket
Uni-Select Inc. has completed the acquisition of the remaining 50 percent equity interest of Pièces d’Autos La Malbaie Inc. and, through one of its subsidiaries, the assets of Pièces d’Autos AFCAR.
eCounter, Motorcraft’s e-commerce tool, has partnered with Identifix – the automotive repair industry go-to for information to help diagnose and repair vehicles efficiently, accurately and profitably.
Ray Nicholas, vice president of information technology and CIO of Standard Motor Products, received the Lifetime Technology Leadership award during the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) Technology Conference in Clearwater Beach, Fla
Standard Motor Products
Epicor Software Corporation has expanded the availability of automated weekly eCatalog data updates to the Epicor PartExpert electronic catalog.
Epicor Software
The recent Federated Auto Parts charity golf tournament raised $57,500 for the 2015 Toys for Tots campaign.
Federated Auto Parts
In the global marketplace the top emerging markets for growth is moving from BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China) to the MINT community (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey). Turkey, in particular, holds particular opportunity for the a
Ben Brucato
AP Exhaust Technologies' acquisition of Eastern Catalytic will combine AP’s full line exhaust offering and expertise with Eastern’s catalytic converter emissions capabilities, positioning the combined company as a leadi
AP Exhaust Technologies
Larry Roesel joined AutoZone in 2007 and has been a key contributor in designing and building the Commercial business at AutoZone. Under his leadership, AutoZone's Commercial business has grown from $700 million to $1.8 billion.


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