Aftermarket Business

MAS Industries
MAS Industries, a North America-based manufacturer of premium chassis parts and control arms, announced the introduction of 106 new part numbers that cover more than 38 million vehicle service possibilities.
Bar code technology is a well-established way to improve inventory accuracy. Bar codes are used up and down the auto parts supply chain, from manufacturing applications to point of sale.
The new offerings are for a variety of gaskets, pistons and piston rings, filters, valves, engine bearings, and turbochargers now available for both light vehicle and heavy-duty applications.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts
The board of directors of Federal-Mogul Holdings LLC today announced the appointment of Bradley S. Norton as co-chief executive officer of the company and chief executive officer of its Motorparts division, effective March 8, 2017.
National Pronto Association
Effective February 1, 2017, National Pronto Association added Auto Partes Baja to the Pronto membership. The company operates five locations in the Ensenada market.
Senior automotive analyst Bernard Swiecki, director of CAR’s Automotive Communities Partnership (ACP), reports that it remains difficult to determine what industry changes might occur under President Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump's criticism of manufacturers with overseas operations and the resulting ramifications for parts distributors and retailers relying on large volumes of imported merchandise are poised to create a series of vexing challenges.
Automotive Parts Associates
Automotive Parts Associates’ participating shareholders nationwide will offer the Professionals’ Choice Las Vegas Adrenaline Sweepstakes from Feb. 15 to April 15, 2017.
GENIVI Alliance
Under the agreement the two organizations will co-develop open standards for vehicle connectivity and vehicle data exchange, including a unified model for secure discovery and exchange of information between smart homes, connected cars and other IoT
DieHard Auto Center
Sears will unveil its first “DieHard Auto Center Driven by Sears” in San Antonio, Texas, on Feb. 17.

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Price continues to be the number one need of do-it-yourself auto parts shoppers, according to the 2017 Aftermarket Business World Reseller Product Study.

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Last week, the Aftermarket Business World team attended the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas from November 3-5. Take a look at some of our photos and top stories below....Read more