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From an aftermarket perspective, this growing Colombian economy offers many opportunities for auto parts manufacturers in both the light-duty and heavy-duty segments. Colombia is the fourth largest economy in South America, behind Brazil, Argentina a
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The Automotive Distribution Network continues to expand throughout North America with the recent signing of Toronto, Ontario-based Avenue Motor Works Inc. into membership under the Auto Pride brand.
ContiTech
ContiTech announced that Applied Mexico and subsidiary RODENSA Mexico have completed a product changeover to ContiTech as a primary supplier in Mexico for industrial hoses, hydraulics, power transmission belts and other products.
Dayco
Dayco announced the opening of its newest sales and technical support offices in Belgrade, Serbia, and Lisbon, Portugal, the latest additions to the company’s growing footprint.
DENSO
DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee (DMTN) broke ground on a 186,528 square foot consolidated warehouse, located on its Maryville, Tenn. campus. The warehouse is due to be complete by October 2017.
Automotive Parts Headquarters
Automotive Parts Headquarters, in partnership with almost 50 manufacturers’ representatives, hosted its sixth annual chili cook-off. Donations were matched by both APH and the Bartlett family, pushing this year’s grand total to $112,650.
Chris Sutton
Chris Sutton, vice president of U.S. automotive retail at J.D. Power, spoke to Aftermarket Business World about the company's 2016 CSI study, which shows satisfaction rates for recall-related repairs declined this year for the first time in six y
Genuine Parts Company
Sales for the second quarter were $3.90 billion compared to $3.94 billion for the same period in 2015.  Net income for the second quarter was $191.4 million compared to $195.4 million recorded for the same period in the previous year.
Automotive Parts Associates
Automotive Parts Associates (APA) announced that beginning in the fall of 2016 a new scholarship program will be available to sons and daughters of APA shareholders and their employees.
BWD
Standard Motor Products announced the addition of 213 new part numbers to its BWD engine management line. The release spans 49 product categories and expands coverage to more than 104 million additional vehicles.

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