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Team PRP will welcome new member Carolina Salvage, in Rock Hill, SC, effective Sept. 6.
Team PRP
United under the theme “Foundation for the Future,” the 2017 VIPAR Heavy Duty Annual Business Conference will take place Oct. 15-20 at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes.
VIPAR
The ArcticPRO® ACX1180C refrigerant handling system from MAHLE Service Solutions is the premier SAE certified unit to service heavy duty vehicles that use R134a refrigerant.
MAHLE
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
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
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

ABRN

Deadline for online nominations is September 15: Winners of the NABC Awards will be announced at the Collision Industry Red Carpet Awards Breakfast at the SEMA show on Wednesday, November 1st from 7:30 - 9:00 AM.
NABC
Subaru of America's latest position statement recommends that pre-repair scanning be performed on all Subaru vehicles from model year 2004 and forward involved in a collision.
asTech
The CARSTAR Puget Sound Business Group hosted another hugely successful charity event, upping its total raised to more than $77,000 for the Seattle Children’s Hospital over the past two years, including some $37,000 during its recent 12th Annua
CARSTAR
Motor Guard is pleased to re-introduce a hot item in its comprehensive line of U.S. made automotive body repair tools; the Magna-Stitcher Plastic Repair System.
Motor Guard
ESAB Welding & Cutting Products announced three initiatives to support students and schools focused on skilled trade- and manufacturing-related careers.
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These soldiers comprise Ft. Hood’s first graduating cohort of Changing Lanes which provides active duty service members with free training, certification and employment opportunities prior to transitioning out of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Caliber Collision
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

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
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
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
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
Automotive Parts Associates
Total sales for second quarter came in at $2.26 billion, a 0.3% increase vs. the prior year period. Comparable store sales for the quarter were flat. The company's gross profit margin decreased 91 basis points year over year to 43.9%.
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