Aftermarket Business

TRW chassis
TRW’s North American (NA) Aftermarket Group has extended its all makes premium chassis program by 527 SKUs.
Automotive Distribution Network
UniPiezas Alfredo commemorated the opening of the first Parts Plus-branded store in Puerto Rico with an open-house and vintage-car show that attracted more than 1,000 attendees.
Nominations are now open for the Triangle Award, the highest honor awarded by MEMA and its divisions: AASA, HDMA, MERA and OESA.
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.
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 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.
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. 

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.