Aftermarket Business

Wil-Ridge Auto Service
John Lupiccolo of Wil-Ridge Auto Service in Evanston, Ill., was chosen as the second winner of a 2015 pickup truck of his choice in the Alliance’s “Big Game Tailgate Party” Sweepstakes.
WORLDPAC
WORLDPAC opened a new regional distribution center in Lewisville, Texas. WORLDPAC Canada recently expanded operations with the move of its Toronto area distribution center to a new 110,000-square-foot facility
Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket
Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket will release a free VDO RoadLog ELD software update to address the FMCSA’s decision to temporarily suspend the 34-hour restart rule revision instituted in July 2013.
Dana
Dana Holding Corporation has completed the sale of its Venezuelan operations, C.A. Danaven, to Manufacturing and Logistics Solutions Limited, an independent and locally operated company.
TI Automotive
TI Automotive will be acquired by Bain Capital. The existing management team will continue to lead the company. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.
Timken
Jeff Malone has been named senior sales representative for Timken's commercial vehicle aftermarket. He reports to Mike Copeland, regional manager – commercial vehicle aftermarket.
ACMA Automechanika New Delhi
More than 400 companies from Brazil, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Korea, Malaysia, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand and the U.K. will showcase their latest auto parts and accessories at ACMA Automechanika New Delhi 2015 this February.
Bendix
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC continues to build on its nearly 40-year history as a remanufacturing leader, growing its reman business and further developing its operations and offerings.
Rachel Miller
With e-commerce, many automotive parts and accessories sellers want to know how buyers find them and learn that they are selling what buyers want.
Curtis Draper
While some countries in commodity-rich Latin America still face challenges due to low raw material prices, many bright spots exist in this diverse and vibrant region. Many opportunities exist in Latin America for North American automotive and heavy-d

Special Reports

Federated Auto Parts and National Pronto Association rocked the distribution industry with their announcement Dec. 10, 2014, that they would merge their efforts and resources and form an organization that will be called the Automotive Parts Services