Motor Age

Participating companies, also known as ambassadors, are licensed to use the Manufactured Again Certification Mark to showcase that their certified remanufacturing facilities meet the same quality standards as new manufacturing facilities.
Consumers upgrading their vehicle to a high-performance exhaust system this fall have a chance to “Get Up to $100” back on the purchase through the latest DynoMax Performance Exhaust consumer promotion, now through Oct. 31, 2017.
This affordable connected car technology system for the aftermarket collects vehicle maintenance information and diagnostic trouble codes and generates timely alerts so motorists, repair shops and parts stores can address maintenance needs promptly.
Innova Telematics solutions
The Advance Professional Availability Challenge gives shop owners and professional customers in the Atlanta, D.C. and Tampa Bay markets an extra incentive to partner with Advance Professional for their shops’ quality parts needs.
Advance Professional
One company group, two locations, two anniversaries: 60 years ago the lubricant specialist LIQUI MOLY was founded. MÉGUIN is almost three times as old.
For each installation of qualifying Walker brand emissions control products sold during Tenneco’s Walker “Fall Rewards” promotion, participating automotive service professionals can earn $15 in rewards, delivered after the promotion
Walker Emissions Control
CRC Industries, Inc. announced the acquisition of Weld-Aid Products, a leading manufacturer and marketer in maintenance chemicals serving the welding and metalworking business segments.
As the remanufactured hydraulic steering market has matured, complex technologies that once required higher levels of engineering have become commodities.
Corinne Ross
MANN+HUMMEL, the global filtration expert, has designed new brake dust particulate filter that substantially reduces the particulates created while braking.
Robinair has announced the new 14390 Refrigerant Oil Pump to make A/C service faster.


The insurance contract binds the insurance company to make the customer whole. Scanning is an integral part of this before the repairs begin and after the repairs are completed.
Patrick Porter
The Certified Automotive Parts Association (CAPA), the leader in aftermarket part certification, announced the release of its updated online complaint form.
Chicago Pneumatic will introduce several new products to its range of efficient, powerful and reliable vehicle service tools at SEMA 2017, the world’s premier automotive specialty products trade event.
Chicago Pneumatic
ROIC, or return on invested capital, measures the return the business in generating, after taking into account all the investments required in the business.
Brad Mewes
PPG has announced its schedule of custom painting classes for the remainder of the 2017 calendar year.
Rear-view and side-view mirrors on new vehicles will begin to see major changes over the next decade, according to new analysis from business information provider IHS Markit.
Polyvance’s new 6450 Bumper Bag Plus is a versatile tool for removing dents in plastic and sheet metal. This one product can be used in many different areas of the body shop.
WD-40 Company is teaming with noted builder Aaron Vaccar and The Vaccar Company on a restoration build that blends old and new: the iconic 1966 Ford Bronco – the vehicle’s debut year – equipped with a turbocharged EcoBoost drivetrai
BASF's functional coatings technology for passive temperature management was honored in the “Innovation of the Year” and “Concepts” categories at the German Design Council’s 2017 Automotive Brand Contest during the I
SEMA launched a new program designed to support and engage high school students in the automotive hobby.

Aftermarket Business

A lot of good people are rallying to support their aftermarket colleagues facing life-altering challenges amid the death, destruction and misery wrought by hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Several retired American automotive industry executives are donating their accumulation of engineering and design skills to create a no-frills vehicle capable of traversing East Africa’s ultra-rough roads while remaining affordable for a popula
Federated, in its sixth year of sponsoring the pivotal NASCAR race, entertained more than 2,000 guests in the Richmond Raceway Federated Hospitality Pavilion.
Jim Brannen, vice president of e-commerce at, a replacement parts distributor based in San Diego, Calif.,  discusses the company’s success in the e-commerce space, where the firm has been active since 2001.
The Parts Alliance has completed the acquisition of the entire share capital of Blackburn Brakes Holding Limited owners of BBC Superfactors Ltd., a leading distributor of vehicle parts in the U.K.’s Lancashire market.
The Supplier of the Year award was presented on Sept. 13 at the National Pronto Shareholders Conference in National Harbor, Md.,, by Pronto President Bill Maggs and VP of Sales & Marketing Robert Roos.
Centric Parts
Tech companies and auto companies rarely collaborated on security issues, but that is changing. Vehicle manufacturers and information and telecommunications technology (ICT) companies are working together to proactively address these threats.
The Automotive Distribution Network continues to extend the Auto Pride brand nationwide with the group’s recent signing of Greensboro, Md.-based Ober Automotive.
Automotive Distribution Network
The automotive aftermarket needs new strategies for continued growth, AASA President and COO Bill Long told more than 150 aftermarket industry professionals attending the 64th annual Industry Day hosted by the Michigan Auto Parts Association.
Bill Long
A Vision for Safety 2.0 calls for industry, state and local governments, safety and mobility advocates and the public to lay the path for the deployment of automated vehicles and technologies.