Motor Age

MOTOSHOP Technology ToolsSM, today launched a contest for commercial garages and repair shops that will award one grand prize winner up to $10,000 in new technology equipment and services.
Twenty years ago, the first e-mails were exchanged among a small group of automotive technicians through iATN.
CARS, the premier event for automotive service professionals, is proud to announce its expanded agenda at the NACE | CARS 2015 conference and exposition.
Of the more than 840,000 automotive technicians working in the United States, 17 outstanding individuals have qualified for the prestigious 2015 World Class Technician Award.
Before or after overhaul, Dodge trucks equipped with the AS68RC may exhibit a complaint of diagnostic trouble codes related to pressure switches replaced with new switches during overhaul.
Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP®) announced today the launch of a new national print and digital advertising campaign titled “The Evolution of Parts” for its TechSmart brand.
Denny Hamlin drove his Bosch-equipped No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota to victory lane in Saturday evening’s NASCAR® Sprint All-Star Race.
ValvolineTM and Hendrick Motorsports today announced an exciting new online challenge called "What's Under the Hood?"
Brose North America has announced a significant expansion of its presence in the North American powertrain market.
Tenneco has introduced “Tech Talk” discussion forums to its, and websites 


Autopromotec 2015 concluded its first day of AutopromotecEDU with the traditional GiPA Excellence Awards, organized by GiPA Italia and this year in its 13th edition.
Lauren Fix says she is honored and humbled to announce that she was named a 2015 Woman of Influence by WIN (Women's Industry Network).
Spanesi Americas is hosting a two-day TOUCH Training Event, June 16-17, 2015 in Naperville, Illinois.
Autopromotec opened its gates May 20 in Bologna, and the numbers already look outstanding both in terms of exhibitors and exhibition areas.
Symach has sold the first bodyshop in Burlington (Toronto) to CARS of Nick DiLuca.
RDA held their Spring Membership Meeting May 12th and 13th at the Hyatt Regency River Walk in San Antonio, Texas.
The Women’s Industry Network (WIN)  holds the efforts of its many volunteers in the highest regard.
Brad Mewes talks a lot about finance. He believes telling the story of a business through numbers and being able to interpret a business through financial reporting is pretty neat.
Car-O-Liner Florida, a U.S. Distributor of Car-O-Liner collision repair systems to customers located on the west coast of Florida, Bermuda and the Caribbean, has opened an expanded warehouse and training center in Plant City, Florida.
Brad Mewes shares his insights on business, finance and corporate strategy — all geared toward the collision repair shop in his "Financial Insight for the Shop" segment.  

Aftermarket Business

As the aftermarket starts plugging into the prospect of repairing plug-in electric vehicles that currently remain mostly within the domain of car dealership service centers, opportunities are also arising for installing and maintaining the vast array
MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. recently introduced 84 new part numbers in April for various types of bearings, gaskets, piston rings, thermostats and cylinder components, now available for a range of light vehicle and heavy duty applications.
MAHLE Aftermarket
MEMA announced that its China Center is officially open in Shanghai. The center builds on MEMA’s commitment to serving its members in China, providing a unified platform for representing suppliers to the government, the industry and motorists i
MEMA, Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association
Behzad Rassuli, vice president of market intelligence at the Auto Care Association, spoke to us about the association's future market research plans related to E-tailing and other initiatives.
Behzad Rassuli
This spring, a high-tech, self-driving car traveled across the country, carrying its passengers safely from coast to coast with very little intervention from the otherwise unoccupied "driver." The car, designed by Delphi, set off from the G
The AAM Group honored Competition Specialties Inc. (CSI) as its 2015 Warehouse Distributor of the Year at its Annual Membership Meeting, held May 11–14 in St. Louis.
Competition Specialties with trophy
Spectrum Brands Holdings announced May 21 it has completed the acquisition of Armored AutoGroup Parent Inc. (Armored AutoGroup) from Avista Capital Partners for $1.4 billion in cash and assumed debt.
Spectrum Brands Holdings
Motorcar Parts of America (MPA) has completed the acquisition of OE Plus LTD., a privately held remanufacturer of alternators and starters based in North Dighton, Mass. Terms were not disclosed.
Motorcar Parts of America
First quarter comparable cash earnings per diluted share (Comparable Cash EPS) were $2.39, an increase of 6.2% versus the first quarter last year. These first quarter comparable results exclude $0.11 of amortization of acquired intangible assets and
Advance Auto Parts
C.J Clayton, national sales manager for DCM Manufacturing’s Maradyne High Performance Fans division, answered a series of questions for Aftermarket Business World about electric cooling fans.
C.J Clayton