Aftermarket Business

NUCAP Industries
Nucap Industries Inc. named Montu Khokhar Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Khokhar previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer with responsibilities for global operations.
Automotive Distribution Network
Prior to joining the Network, Cook worked for Automotive Parts Associates (APA) as vice president of program development.
MAM Software
MAM Software Group announced the acquisition of Origin Software Solutions Ltd., a UK-based provider of e-commerce solutions for the automotive aftermarket.
Highlander Partners L.P., a private investment firm based in Dallas, has completed the acquisition of Valvoline`s car-care products assets from Ashland Inc. 
Auto Care Association
The Auto Care Association is creating an International Trade Committee to serve as the principal advisory committee for Auto Care Association trade policy and trade promotion initiatives.
The antitrust authorities have given their approval and MAHLE has acquired the thermal business of U.K. automotive supplier Delphi Automotive PLC as of July 1, 2015.
STEMCO announces its acquisition of the manufacturer of Goodyear air springs, as well as Super Cushion® and Spring Ride® air springs, from ContiTech, a division of Continental Corporation. 
Automotive Distribution Network
The Automotive Distribution Network has joined Nexus Automotive International (N!), which was founded in 2014 with the aim of bringing an innovative new global approach to the aftermarket.
Pep Boys
The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack, today announced that its Board of Directors has commenced a review of strategic alternatives to enhance shareholder value, including a possible sale, merger or other form of business combinat
NGK Spark Plugs
NGK Spark Plug Co. Ltd. today announced the closing of its acquisition of Wells Manufacturing, L.P. and the Wells Vehicle Electronics business from UCI Holdings Limited. Wells is a global manufacturer and supplier of advanced vehicle electronics comp

Special Reports

Auto service and repair shop owners and technicians are becoming less reluctant about using online purchasing methods to buy auto parts, according to the Aftermarket Business World 2015 Online Purchasing Habits Study.