Motor Age

Identifix, Inc. along with the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), honored Edward Kiekover, an ASE Master automobile technician from Zeeland, Mich., with the Identifix/ASE Aftermarket Drivability Technician of the Year award.&
WIX Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products, is offering mobile and stationary water absorbers and test kits for diesel and gasoline systems. 
WIX Filters, WIX
Veyance Technologies, Inc. announced recently that Paul Deanne of Accurate Auto Service in Snohomish, Wash., is its 2014 Gatorback Club grand prize winner.
veyance technologies, goodyear engineered products
This newsletter addresses a common problem with a 2-3 flare which is also related to the operation of the band. 
Veyance Technologies, Inc. announced recently that Paul Deanne of Accurate Auto Service in Snohomish, Wash., is its 2014 Gatorback Club grand prize winner.
Veyance Technologies, Inc. announced recently that Paul Deanne of Accurate Auto Service in Snohomish, Wash., is its 2014 Gatorback Club grand prize winner.
Mitchell 1 has updated its ProDemand repair, diagnostic and maintenance information program with ProView, a new troubleshooting tool to help service professionals relate diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) and symptoms to components.
Mitchell 1, ProDemand, ProView
When MODIS Ultra users purchase the new Snap-on Software Upgrade 14.4, not only will they have the latest and most powerful diagnostic solutions at their fingertips, but they will also gain access to the SureTrack online resource
snap-on diagnostics, vehicle diagnostics, snap-on software, MODIS Ultra
Elite EXTRA is launching a major overhaul of its customer portal, as well as working hand-in-hand with Fuse5 to complete major enhancements with the integration to their WMS software.
BorgWarner provides its advanced front cross differential (FXD) technology for the new SEAT Leon CUPRA.
borgwarner, borg warner


Scholarships to attend the 3-day training program at Automechanika Chicago, April 24-26, 2015, are running out!
Automechanika Chicago
Jaguar Land Rover is developing new technology that uses colors, sounds and touch inside the car to alert drivers to help prevent accidents involving bicycles and motorcycles.
Jaguar Land Rover
The Theobald Family CARSTAR Collision Repair Centers ownership group has acquired CARSTAR Collision Center of Fairfield, Ohio.
CARSTAR Auto Repair Experts
Greg McVicker and two colleagues co-founded, a collision industry website committed to connecting qualified technicians with the shop owners looking to hire them. He talks to ABRN.
ABRN Top Shop winners offer their insights on recommended products to add to your shopping list for 2015.
The Women’s Industry Network is accepting applications for seats on the Board of Directors.
Women's Industry Network
Two current volunteers on the National Automotive Service Task Force were re-elected to the board of directors and three new members were elected.
Grow your business by motivating your staff members to think like an owner. The best way to do this is by rewarding them like owners.
The Automotive Recyclers Association applauds the recent ruling by a West Virginia judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed in December 2011 by then-Attorney General Darrell McGraw regarding a collision repair facilities utilization of recycled OEM parts.
Automotive Recyclers Association
Colorado shop owners Steve “Tank” Burns and John Stock keep their business growing by focusing on the high-end car niche including nameplates like Tesla, Land Rover/Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Audi and the aluminum-embracing 2015 F

Aftermarket Business

More than 400 companies from Brazil, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Korea, Malaysia, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand and the U.K. will showcase their latest auto parts and accessories at ACMA Automechanika New Delhi 2015 this February.
ACMA Automechanika New Delhi
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC continues to build on its nearly 40-year history as a remanufacturing leader, growing its reman business and further developing its operations and offerings.
Jeff Malone has been named senior sales representative for Timken's commercial vehicle aftermarket. He reports to Mike Copeland, regional manager – commercial vehicle aftermarket.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has picked up the issue of tire safety, and its concern could lead to recommendations for regulatory changes affecting tire dealers.
The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance promoted Megan C. Hastings to Digital Marketing and Training Manager to address the company’s needs of developing and executing digital marketing programs.
Megan Hastings
The Auto Care Association has launched a new auto care careers website,, to educate young people about, and attract them to, careers in the auto care industry.
Auto Care Association
The U.S. EPA, the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) and motor vehicle industry associations signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the agency and the motor vehicle industry for the reduction of copper in brake pads.
copper brake agreement
Brake Parts Inc. LLC (BPI) plans to acquire the assets of OE Quality Friction Inc. (OEQF), headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario.
Brake Parts Inc
CARDONE Industries, the largest privately held remanufacturer of aftermarket auto parts in the world, hired Chris Ralph as Sales Director, OES Sales.
Chris Ralph
The annual Federated-KOI Auto Parts Cavalcade of Customs and Training Expo, held Jan. 9-11 in Cincinnati, saw an increase in attendance of more than 19 percent from last year’s record crowd.
Cavalcade of Customs