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DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc., an affiliate of leading global automotive supplier DENSO Corp., has named Brett Lowie as director of Americas Operations.
DENSO
Registration is open for the Women in Auto Care (formerly Car Care Council Women’s Board) 2017 Summer Leadership Conference.
Women in Auto Care
OTC announced the new 4240A 30-Ton King Pin Pusher Set to assist technicians when changing king pins and brake anchor pins on heavy-duty vehicles.
OTC
Show floor features, networking opportunities abound during NACE Automechanika.
Brembo was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 25th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held last month in Orlando, Fla. 
As part of its ongoing recruiting and job placement efforts, Auto Care Careers has expanded its college and vocational school outreach to include Auto Care Careers on Campus.
Auto Care Association
WIX Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products, is celebrating 50 years in motorsports.
In honor of National Car Care Month, Federated Car Care Center member American & Import Auto Repair recently conducted a women’s car care clinic at its location in Johnson City, Tennessee.
FRAM, a leading choice in filtration products, has launched a new campaign for the next generation of DIYers with the help of Jonathan Banks of “Breaking Bad” and its current spinoff, “Better Call Saul.”
FRAM
The first quarter of 2017 saw the continued introduction of Motorcraft products designed to streamline inventory and reduce prices.
Motorcraft

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Elevating your expectations for a trade show, NACE Automechanika 2017 is bringing new and innovative features to the show floor in Chicago.
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3M Auto announced the launch of its latest revolutionary scratch removal tool, the 3M™ Small Area Sanding Kit.
3M
Axalta named Marshall Auto Body of Waukesha, Wisconsin the 2016 Sustainable Star Award winner.
Axalta
Here are five tips for choosing between a frame rack and a bench when making this capital investment.
Chief Automotive
PPG continues to address evolving automotive refinish technologies with ongoing comprehensive certification training programs designed to keep paint technicians at the forefront of the industry.
PPG Certified Tech
With April designated as National Auto Body Council’s (NABC) Distracted Driving Awareness Month, CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts is reminding teen drivers, “It Can Wait” while they are on the road.
CARSTAR Auto Repair Experts
Infrared equipment is undoubtedly a great tool for body shops, if it is used correctly.
IR technology
The Finish 1 automotive refinish system is designed to combine ease of use and affordable quality to maximize revenue for shops of all sizes.
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Overdrive MD empowers technicians to deliver more efficient repairs with real-time documentation, communication and updates through the convenience of their mobile device.
Service King
Ford Customer Service Division’s (FCSD) Collision Parts Truckload Program is marking its 20th anniversary this year while continuing to expand, adding 61 new parts in April.
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Aftermarket Business

Auto service franchises had a good year selling auto parts in 2016 and look forward to even a better year going forward, according to the Aftermarket Business World 2017 Auto Service Franchise study.
For the third consecutive year, AutoZone claimed the top spot in the annual Aftermarket Business World Top 25 Auto Chain Report, which lists companies by their number of company-owned stores in North America.
Thomas C. Gallagher, Executive Chairman of Genuine Parts Company, informed the Board of Directors of his decision to retire as an executive officer and employee of the company, effective June 30, 2017.
Genuine Parts Company
Advance Auto Parts was recognized as a 2017 Retailer of the Year, one of four leading retail businesses to receive the honor from the North Carolina Retail Merchants Association.
Advance Auto Parts
Based on current growth patterns in VIO, the aftermarket sweet spot will begin to rebound in 2018 and continue to increase for the next several years.
OEMs are scouting, investing in, and acquiring startups that enable speed to market, long-term business sustainability, and the development of end-to-end automotive solutions for customers.
Frost & Sullivan
Paul McCarthy, MEMA senior vice president, strategy, planning and insights, has assumed an additional position at AASA as its executive vice president.
AASA
The Philips Automotive Lighting Catalog features automotive lighting technology for applications on all types of domestic and import cars, SUVs, light trucks and vans from model years 1999 to 2016.
Philips
The Auto Care Association has released the China Market Report, a comprehensive assessment covering all major aspects of the developing China automotive aftermarket.
Auto Care Association
Today’s Amazon is yesterday’s AutoZone. They don’t feel an obligation to do things the way they’ve always been done. And they are constantly innovating to hone in on those things that customers value the most.
Scott Luckett

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