Sprint Cup racing’s youngest crew chief is now also one if its most celebrated, as Luke Lambert of the No. 31 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet team clinched Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ $100,000 MOOG Steering and Suspension “Pro
On Friday, Nov. 14, the Automotive Service Association (ASA) and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) – the light vehicle aftermarket division of Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) – hosted the Vehic
SAKOR Technologies, Inc., has supplied a belt noise test stand to Ford Motor Company, which the company will use to meet new SAE specifications for belt noise in vehicle Front End Accessory Drive (FEAD) applications, as well as other noise testing re
Upon opening its new world headquarters earlier in 2014, Timken brought under one roof all of its processes from research and development through testing and more. The logistical move along with a focus on advanced product quality process helped Timk
Gabriel (Ride Control, LLC), the originator of the world’s first automotive shock absorber in 1907, continues its relentless drive to answer market demand with over 200 NEW Light Vehicle SKUs for mainstream, light truck, sport, niche and luxury
3M Automotive Aftermarket Division is helping shops better understand what is needed to prepare them for efficiently handling aluminum repairs, including standard operating procedures, tools, training and processes.
Central Collision Center, a six-location repair shop business in Chicago, was named the winner of the 2014 Business Champion Award in Training and Development by Corporate, Community and Continuing Education at Moraine Valley Community College.
SCRS presented its first-ever OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit during SEMA, which provided information on developments in repair materials, procedures and equipment and hosted panel discussions featuring insights from manufacturers and shop own
The Independent Glass Association has joined the Society of Collision Repair Specialists with intent to address the critical nature of education, SOPs and technology for the industry to participate in glass repair and replacement services.
The percentage of auto repair shop owners and technicians who purchase parts online increased in 2014 from 2013, according to the Aftermarket Business World Online Purchasing Habits studies conducted during the two years.
The Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) Council of Governors introduced its newest officers and governors following the group’s 2014 Annual Business and Education Conference in Las Vegas.
Having more than two million SKUs from more than 400 manufacturers is portrayed by many in the independent aftermarket as a disaster. Besides declaring parts proliferation a mess, the industry has addressed the number of parts like it is some new phe
For the first time, attendees used a scanner at AAPEX to select their favorite new products in each of eight categories and entries with the most scans were named as winners. The 2014 New Product Showcase winners are: