Aftermarket Business

Scott Luckett
Before any executive takes the time to read a proposal for a major investment that relies on perfect data, they should ask their chief data officer, “what’s the quality of our data?”
Gates Corporation
Gates Corporation announced the release of 221 new part numbers across several categories of its original equipment (OE) automotive aftermarket products.
Federated Auto Parts
Fisher Auto Parts and the University of the Aftermarket Foundation will award 12 scholarships to the children or employees of Federated Car Care customers of any Federated Auto Parts member.
Auto Care Association
The comments to the FMC pointed out that regardless of the reasons behind port delays, demurrage and detention penalties are imposed even though circumstances arise beyond a company’s control.
Auto‐Wares Group of Companies
More than 2,680 service technicians, parts store owners and other automotive aftermarket professionals attended the Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper Parts Store and Tech Expo in Grand Rapids, Mich., Feb. 10 to 11.
NHTSA voices some skepticism about whether do-it-yourselfers should be able to buy V2V radios and antennas at retail and install them in their driveways.
This wave of change toward original equipment manufacturer (OEM) certifications is one of the most positive changes the collision industry has gone through in recent history.
Genuine Parts Company
Fourth quarter sales for the Automotive Group were up 2%, including an approximate 1% comparable sales increase.
Automotive Parts Services Group
The Group will focus on many key areas during its leadership, member and shareholder sessions, including telematics, information technology, training, national accounts, cataloging and the Co-Man warehouse.
Advance Auto Parts
Total sales for the fourth quarter increased 2.4% to $2.08 billion, as compared with total sales during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015 of $2.03 billion.

Special Reports

Price continues to be the number one need of do-it-yourself auto parts shoppers, according to the 2017 Aftermarket Business World Reseller Product 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