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With a December deadline looming for commercial truck operators to install electronic logging devices (ELDs) for tracking hours of service (HOS) data, a number of fleet and telematics solution providers are offering new systems to help fleets stay co
Auto Care Association
The committee, with the support of issue-specific work groups, will work to develop design and usage requirements for the new technologies, while ensuring that these requirements are reflected in international standards.
BCA Bearings
NTN, the parent company of BCA Bearings, announced the release of 627 new product SKUs in its wheel hub assemblies, seals and loose bearing lines. The 627 new part numbers cover more than 60,000 applications.
Parts Authority
Parts Authority announced the acquisition of World Auto Parts, leading supplier of replacement parts with three stores in the Cleveland area for the last 36 years.
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Rick Price is executive director of Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities, which works with OEMs, aftermarket businesses, commercial and institutional fleets, fuel providers and community leaders to reduce petroleum use in the transportation sector.
Automotive Parts Associates
Douglas Squires, president & CEO of Colonial Auto Parts/A.P.M. Limited and Chairman of the Board of Bestbuy Distributors Limited, replaces Mike Maloof as chairman of the board. Ben Yelowitz of POJA Warehouse replaces
Referring to his Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities board position and the group’s extended outreach efforts, “We put on classes for people who work on EVs, especially first-responders when they’re working on EVs (at crash scenes) so th
Gabriel
Gabriel is introducing a series of training options as an expansion of its Answerman technical service offerings, including videos, technical bulletins, online catalogs, and FAQs for light and heavy-duty vehicles.
Advance Auto Parts
Total sales for second quarter came in at $2.26 billion, a 0.3% increase vs. the prior year period. Comparable store sales for the quarter were flat. The company's gross profit margin decreased 91 basis points year over year to 43.9%.
ZF
This vehicle allows certified ZF trainers to travel cross-country and share educational programming covering new technologies and trends in the industry.

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