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Uni-Select Inc. announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Dash Distributors, an independent distributor of automotive products based in Edmonton, Alberta. It previously was a member of a non-affiliated buying group.
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Levine Auto and Truck Parts, based in Danbury, Conn., has 170-plus employees and operates eight locations and a warehouse.
Several retired American automotive industry executives are donating their accumulation of engineering and design skills to create a no-frills vehicle capable of traversing East Africa’s ultra-rough roads while remaining affordable for a popula
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Federated, in its sixth year of sponsoring the pivotal NASCAR race, entertained more than 2,000 guests in the Richmond Raceway Federated Hospitality Pavilion.
A lot of good people are rallying to support their aftermarket colleagues facing life-altering challenges amid the death, destruction and misery wrought by hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
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Jim Brannen, vice president of e-commerce at BuyAutoParts.com, a replacement parts distributor based in San Diego, Calif.,  discusses the company’s success in the e-commerce space, where the firm has been active since 2001.
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The Parts Alliance has completed the acquisition of the entire share capital of Blackburn Brakes Holding Limited owners of BBC Superfactors Ltd., a leading distributor of vehicle parts in the U.K.’s Lancashire market.
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The Supplier of the Year award was presented on Sept. 13 at the National Pronto Shareholders Conference in National Harbor, Md.,, by Pronto President Bill Maggs and VP of Sales & Marketing Robert Roos.
Tech companies and auto companies rarely collaborated on security issues, but that is changing. Vehicle manufacturers and information and telecommunications technology (ICT) companies are working together to proactively address these threats.
Bill Long
The automotive aftermarket needs new strategies for continued growth, AASA President and COO Bill Long told more than 150 aftermarket industry professionals attending the 64th annual Industry Day hosted by the Michigan Auto Parts Association.

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Quality and warranty are the two most important items tire dealers consider when purchasing non-tire aftermarket parts and products, according to the 2017 Aftermarket Business World Tire Dealer 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