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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.
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.
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 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%.
This vehicle allows certified ZF trainers to travel cross-country and share educational programming covering new technologies and trends in the industry.
Jason Lancaster
Earlier this year, Spork Marketing released a white paper on search engine optimization (SEO) for the auto parts industry, targeted specifically at busy executives. Spork President Jason Lancaster spoke to Aftermarket Business World about SEO challen
Featuring in-depth analysis of research recently conducted with general repair shops about current and future threats to their businesses, this IMR Insight can be accessed by visiting the IMR Inc. website at
The agreement also enables ALLDATA LLC, an AutoZone company, to offer its suite of automotive diagnostic and repair solutions for purchase by the 48,000 public agencies and educational institutions that are National IPA participants.

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After two consecutive years of collision repairers saying they felt less pressure from insurance company influences, that trend reversed in the Aftermarket Business World 2017 Collision Shop 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