Motor Age

Vehicle owners that need to replace their tires are likely to purchase the same brand that was originally fitted on their new vehicle, according to the J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Original Equipment Tire Customer Satisfaction Study.
J.D. Power
WD-40 Specialist Superior Performance True Multi-Purpose Grease is designed to be the ultimate high-performance, all-in-one grease.
Oil change is probably the most important component in a fleet owner’s list of preventive maintenance items. And, depending on its frequency, it is likely to be among the most expensive.
Comprehensive coverage is available for all major systems on model years 2000 and newer, such as engine, ABS, hands-free security, turn signal security, hand control module, body controls, instrument, speedometer and tachometer.
If enacted, HB 439, introduced by State Rep. Paul Stearns, R-119, would require a biennial safety inspection as opposed to the current annual requirement.
Technicians can earn $15 Visa Prepaid Cards for each qualifying Walker® Emissions Control product installation between March 1 and April 30.
Walker Spring Rewards
Cars for Neighbors helps community residents who can’t afford vehicle repairs get the transportation they need to work and take care of their families.
WIX Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products,was honored with the 2017 Sales & Service Award by O’Reilly Auto Parts during its annual managers’ conference.
Wix Filters
The new EECT900 Multi-Probe Ultra from Snap-on features both a circuit tester and digital multimeter in one convenient handheld device.
The U.S. House Committee on Small Business held a hearing last week that addressed the federal government’s role in equipping small businesses to defend themselves against cyber threats.


VECO Experts works with shops on with vehicle repairs and quality on an ongoing monthly basis, but serves not just as a coach or auditor but as a business partner, providing customized assistance to help determine which of 10 other aspects of a colli
The Auto/Steel Partnership (A/SP), a 30-year collaboration of auto companies and steelmakers, announced John K. Catterall has been named executive director of the organization.
Stronghold Coatings introduces PlasticMetal, the industry’s first two-component repair technology that can be mixed in various ratios for small and medium repairs to many types of metal.
Consider why the processes you originally implemented do not work well today: The world has changed, your business has changed, the tools and technology your people use have changed.
Nexsyis Collision, the leading fully-integrated management and accounting system in collision repair, has expanded into the Canadian market.
The CARSTAR insurance team – the largest group of insurance professionals serving the MSO segment of the collision repair industry – gathered in Charlotte for a first-ever summit on how to drive best practices in insurance performance acr
A new technical brief from the Aluminum Transportation Group details three different types of cosmetic corrosion and best practices for prevention.
BASF is bringing its A-game to the Northeast tradeshow, not only as the Platinum sponsor, but also with a display vehicle and industry celebrities.
CARSTAR North America has opened the door to a growing list of Canadian insurance partners through its CARSTAR Care Center.
In his role, Steve will have global responsibilities for ITW EVERCOAT that include the Evercoat and Auto Magic businesses.
ITW Evercoat

Aftermarket Business

The APA Shareholders awarded The Professionals’ Choice Vendor of the Year to Recochem for their product categories and superior cataloging.
With Amazon selling auto parts online, it's clear that digital cataloging is more critical than ever. Amazon’s key aftermarket vendors understand the interconnectedness of the entire online shopping experience that revolves around a content
Alan R. Segal
The release includes several new diesel product categories along with line expansions to key existing categories. The new line includes 17 exclusive, 100% new diesel fuel injectors for Ford Power Stroke 6.0L and 6.4L applications.
Standard Motor Products
Jack Cameron, MAAP and veteran aftermarket executive, joins Pioneer Automotive Industries as VP of Business Development. He will be responsible for developing new business and programs.
The most common call I get is for help in the auto body repair paint shop, to help with production flow to eliminate choke points or backlogs.
Integrated Supply Network (ISN) has partnered with Marlin Business Services Corp. to offer customers affordable, easy to access financing.
Integrated Supply Network
Lear Corporation been selected by the Wyoming Department of Transportation as its exclusive partner to supply advanced vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure Road Side Units and On-Board Units.
The Auto Care Association has announced a trade mission to Central America – Honduras, Sept. 26 and Nicaragua, Sept. 28 – to support export promotion projects in Latin America.
Auto Care Association
Brake Parts Inc (BPI) president and CEO David Overbeeke discussed with Aftermarket Business World the latest developments in the braking systems category.
David Overbeeke
Weego, a provider of portable jump starters, jump starter accessories and rechargeable battery packs, announced a new partnership with Keystone Automotive Operations.