Aftermarket Business

The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) and the AASA Overseas Automotive Council (OAC) announced the first recipients of its scholarships in memory of the late Jeremy Denton, AASA vice president and OAC executive director, who died No
AutoZone reported net sales of $2.5 billion for its third quarter (12 weeks) ended May 9, 2015, an increase of 6.5% from the third quarter of fiscal 2014 (12 weeks). Domestic same store sales, or sales for stores open at least one year, increased 2.3
UPS has one of the largest private fleets of compressed natural gas vehicles in the U.S., with more than 1,100 CNG package delivery vehicles on the road. The company recently announced that it is increasing its CNG fleet by 1,400 units, which is a 30
Two Federated members were presented with special member awards for Co-Man and Car Care excellence during the Federated Auto Parts national meeting in Puerto Rico.
MEMA, Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association
MEMA announced that its China Center is officially open in Shanghai. The center builds on MEMA’s commitment to serving its members in China, providing a unified platform for representing suppliers to the government, the industry and motorists i
As the aftermarket starts plugging into the prospect of repairing plug-in electric vehicles that currently remain mostly within the domain of car dealership service centers, opportunities are also arising for installing and maintaining the vast array
MAHLE Aftermarket
MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. recently introduced 84 new part numbers in April for various types of bearings, gaskets, piston rings, thermostats and cylinder components, now available for a range of light vehicle and heavy duty applications.
Behzad Rassuli
Behzad Rassuli, vice president of market intelligence at the Auto Care Association, spoke to us about the association's future market research plans related to E-tailing and other initiatives.
This spring, a high-tech, self-driving car traveled across the country, carrying its passengers safely from coast to coast with very little intervention from the otherwise unoccupied "driver." The car, designed by Delphi, set off from the G
Competition Specialties with trophy
The AAM Group honored Competition Specialties Inc. (CSI) as its 2015 Warehouse Distributor of the Year at its Annual Membership Meeting, held May 11–14 in St. Louis.

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AutoZone has 5,384 North American company-owned stores, including 402 company-owned stores in Mexico. Advance Auto Parts, which does not have any company owned stores in Mexico, has 5,261 in North America.