Versatile equipment that works with many vehicles can help independent repair shops get the most profit out of each work bay. That’s why the Forward Lift I10 10,000 pound capacity two-post lift comes with Spot-Rite three-stage fr
Gold Eagle Co., makers of America’s No. 1 selling brand of fuel stabilizers and ethanol treatments, STA-BIL, is announcing that the company is revolutionizing and expanding its successful STA-BIL 360 product line.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and the MOOG Steering and Suspension-equipped No. 17 Zest Ford earned their first top-five finish of the season and crew chief Nick Sandler won his career-first MOOG “Problem Solver of the Race” Award in the rain-
Ben Johnson is director of Product Management for Mitchell 1. He is a former automotive repair shop owner and has been involved in leadership roles in the automotive aftermarket for more than 24 years. He explained some overall industry problems, sol
With vast coverage for both domestic and import applications and hardware included to make installation fast and easy, exhaust manifolds from Graywerks by ATP Automotive are the preferred choice of professional service technicians in the auto care in
Jeremy Kahrs, YTC senior director, supply chain, logistics, corporate quality assurance. Kahrs discussed the reasoning behind the plan and how it will help Yokohama and its dealers grow business further.
At Automechanika Chicago, April 24-26, Axalta worked with show attendees and customers to showcase its 145-year history, but also its brand flexibility, said Laurie Kronenberg, strategic marketing director, North American Refinish with Axalta Coating
Sales for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015, increased $174 million, or 10%, to $1.90 billion from $1.73 billion for the same period one year ago. Gross profit for the first quarter increased to $987 million, or 51.9% of sale.
One of the men behind Automechanika Chicago, Michael Johannes, brand manager for Automechanika, spoke live from the tradeshow floor about the event, its roots and what is to come in the automotive aftermarket industry.
The upcoming Paint, Body and Equipment Specialists (PBES) Conference, May 13-15 in San Antonio, Texas, will present a panel, “Millennials: Hiring, Managing and Making Way for Millennials,” to help better communicate to the industry how to
Collision Works, a provider of high-quality collision repair services in Central Oklahoma and Oklahoma City, announces the acquisition of Duvak’s Collision Center, the largest collision repair provider in Southern Oklahoma.
AASA will examine “Technology Game Changers” at the 2015 Technology Conference presented by AASA. This year the conference will be conducted in conjunction with the Automotive Distribution Network technology forum.
The ones that stick-out the most are the ridiculous and surreal happenings of everyday life in all things automotive. These are three vignettes of life behind a parts counter and dealing with the public.
A bill that encourages federal fleet managers to consider purchasing remanufactured auto parts got off to a quick start in this Congress as it passed the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee with no opposition.
ECOBREX® Parts Canada, a subsidiary of Hardex Brakes Corp., a global leader in automotive aftermarket parts with a distribution network in over 50 countries worldwide, announced the opening of another distribution facility in the United States.
The Parts Authority will host a one-night exclusive trade show from 6 to 10 p.m. April 28 at Citi Field in New York. Only attendees who receive a VIP pass from an authorized Parts Authority salesman will be able to attend.
Leadership of the Automotive Parts Services Group met April 13-14 in Dallas, prior to the start of the Pronto spring membership meeting, to review and finalize several strategic initiatives. More than 500 Pronto members and suppliers were updated on
SKF USA Inc. plans to transfer the production of its factory in Hobart, Okla., to other SKF sealing facilities in North America. This move will result in the eventual closure of the Hobart plant within the next two years.