Aftermarket Business

Auto Care Association
The Midwest Automotive Parts & Service Association (MAPSA) announced the recipients of its scholarship for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Tenneco announced an expansion of its Monroe ride control product line, with more than 307 new parts, including 45 replacement strut assemblies that together cover over 15.3 million additional passenger vehicles.
Global auto supplier DENSO announced that it is adding 500 jobs and investing US$400 million to expand its electronics manufacturing capabilities and build a new warehouse at its DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee (DMTN) manufacturing facility i
Most recently, Wang served as the vice president and general manager of East Lake New Energy Automobile Corporation in China where he was responsible for its specialty vehicle business.
Messe Frankfurt
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and Messe Frankfurt recently launched Connected Mobility, an event focused on technology and sustainability trends impacting the future of the transportation industry.
Pronto, National Pronto Association
National Pronto Association announced the addition of George R. Norris doing business as Papa Auto Parts to the Pronto membership.
Gates Corporation
The release includes the launch of Gates new RPM (Racing, Performance, Muscle) serpentine belt line.  The racing belts feature a new look and more durable construction to accommodate a wide variety of drive load.  The line will launch with
Elgin Industries
Elgin Industries has introduced a broad selection of OE-quality valve train, timing and other parts for Ford 3.5L EcoBoost engines.
Growth in the Chinese automotive aftermarket continued at a healthy pace through the first half of 2015, according to key market indicators reported by the supplier members of the China Aftermarket Forum (CAF) of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers
Scott Luckett
The winners and losers in the age of digital distribution will be distinguished by what they sell as much as how they sell.

Special Reports

More collision repairers report this year than last year that they do not feel any insurance company influence on their parts purchasing practices. However, 13 percent said they feel “major” pressure or “complete control” by t