Aftermarket Business

Audi is developing e-fuels that include a product line consisting of microorganisms that are combined with non-potable water – brackish, salt or wastewater – sunlight and carbon dioxide to create high-purity, non-fossil fuels for auto eng
Automechanika Frankfurt
A German trade magazine for the commercial vehicle aftermarket, have chosen the winners in 19 different categories from over 200 brands in the commercial vehicle aftermarket.
Timothy G. Nash
Northwood University Professor Timothy G. Nash recently answered a series of questions from Aftermarket Business World about the prospects for alternative fueling systems.
Automotive Distribution Network
The Automotive Distribution Network’s Parts Plus Mexico program continues to expand with the signing of Refaccionaria del Sol into membership.
Northwood University
The new Motor Vehicle Aftermarket Executive MBA from Northwood University is designed with the career demands of emerging and established industry leaders at all levels of the aftermarket supply, distribution and service network in mind.
SEMA has been awarded part of a $2.2M federal grant to expand exports of automotive aftermarket products into foreign markets including Russia, the United Arab Emirates and China.
Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance
The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance held its annual Sales & Marketing Forum in San Antonio September 10-12. More than seventy marketing leaders representing more than forty Alliance shareholders attended.
ATP Automotive
ATP Automotive launched a new website at, featuring a functional design that reflects the company’s new corporate identity.
Auto Care Association
The Auto Care Association named the 2014 recipients of its Impact Award, which annually honors four aftermarket professionals, age 40 or younger, who have made remarkable contributions within the aftermarket industry.
Pronto, National Pronto Association
Autodistribution International (ADI) and National Pronto Association (Pronto) announced their decision to develop common automotive aftermarket activities in their joint venture “1Parts.”

Special Reports

The vast majority of tire dealers said they expect to order about the same number of auto parts or more in 2014 as they did in 2013, according to the Aftermarket Business World Tire Dealer Product Study.