Aftermarket Business

Evaristo Garcia
The Colombian market's medium and heavy trucks represent almost 10 percent of the cars and light trucks combined, compared to other countries’ ratios, such as Mexico’s with 3 percent to 4 percent.
The Lodi Group of Monterrey, Mexico, has acquired the assets of ATP Inc. Under new ownership, the company begins operation as Automotive Technology Products LLC.
Federated Auto Parts
Standard Motor Products (SMP) was chosen by the Federated membership as Outstanding Vendor of the Year.
NEXUS North America
The event provided a forum for NEXUS North America founding partners, The Automotive Distribution Network, Automotive Parts Associates and VIPAR Heavy Duty, to meet with current and prospective global supplier partners.
Advance Auto Parts
The sales decrease of 3% was primarily driven by the comparable store sales decline of 2.7%, which reflects the sequential timing impacts from the fourth quarter related to the shift in holiday timing and other factors.
Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance
Six professional technicians will win the powersports vehicle of their choice. In addition, the Alliance is giving away 150 Visa gift cards, totaling $25,000.
Technology is having a massive impact on how automotive businesses operate, helping everyone from auto manufacturers to aftermarket parts suppliers and distributors stand out from the crowd.
Advance Auto Parts
The MOOG brand was recognized for excellence in developing and delivering product information – including application data, product attribute data and digital assets – that drives success at the point of sale.
Brent Windom
Brent Windom had previously served as president and COO of Uni-Select USA Inc. His most recent position was President and Chief Executive Officer of Auto Plus | Pep Boys.
Albert Ong
Amazon is great for retailers who have their own warehouses and excel at fulfillment and customer service. But just because you meet their fulfillment standards doesn’t guarantee sales. To get traffic and conversions, you need to optimize your

Special Reports

Auto service franchises had a good year selling auto parts in 2016 and look forward to even a better year going forward, according to the Aftermarket Business World 2017 Auto Service Franchise 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