Aftermarket Business

Genuine Parts Company
Genuine Parts Company reported its sales and earnings for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. 
Federal-Mogul Motorparts
Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, announced a series of leadership appointments that are effective immediately.
AAPEX
The AAPEXedu Webinar Series will present, “The Seven ‘Can’t Forget’ Ingredients in Your Marketing Messages,” a free exhibitor webinar at 4 p.m. EST Aug. 5.
Motorcraft
Motorcraft launched a premium-quality passenger car motor oil recommended by Ford Motor Company for 2013 model year and forward hybrid electric vehicles.
Walker Products
Walker Products Inc. appointed Chris Habel to Central Regional Sales Manager effective July 21.
Bosch Rexroth, Robert Bosch LLC
Robert Bosch LLC and Bosch Rexroth Corporation announced Bosch Community Fund grants in support of STEM education, which includes science, technology, engineering and math.
Centric Parts
Steve Hughes of Centric Parts was appointed to the California Automotive Wholesalers' Association (CAWA) Manufacturers’ Advisory Council.
Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo, AAPEX
The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG), a program of the Auto Care Association, is hosting the Young Professionals Program during AAPEX. 
Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association, MEMA
A delegation representing the Chinese government is in discussions in Washington D.C. on the advantages to that country’s economy and consumers of a strong, independent automotive aftermarket.
PwC
Interior suppliers are leading the way among automotive segments with a median revenue growth of four percent, according to PwC's North American Automotive Supplier Supply Chain study.

Special Reports

Auto service franchises report that auto part quality, not price, is the number 1 need of their customers, according to the Aftermarket Business World 2014 Auto Service Franchise Study.