Aftermarket Business

The fine was several million dollars and did that money get divided up between vehicle owners as some kind of restitution for being inconvenienced? No, it will pay for retrofits of engine management systems for old trucks that are not in compliance w
Sean Duclaux, PROS Holdings
PROS Holdings is a software provider that uses big data to help clients improve their sales effectiveness. TRW Aftermarket is using its solution to make tailored offerings and improve pricing strategies.
Dayco Products took top honors with the President's Award for Catalog Excellence in the web catalog category, while K&N Engineering took gold in the mobile catalog app category.
National Pronto Association
National Pronto Association added Cal-State Auto Parts Inc. to its membership. Cal-State operates 11 locations that serve the Southern California, Las Vegas, Salem, Ore., and Portland, Ore., markets.
Transtar Industries
Transtar Industries, owner of automotive aftermarket brands including Transtar, Transtar Autobody Technologies, King-O-Matic, Axiom and Nickels Performance, named David Haynes Vice President, U.S. Domestic Distribution. 
Paul Baffico
It was not until after Paul Baffico, the onetime president of Sears Automotive Group and CEO of Western Auto, retired that he began to process his Vietnam War experience, which ultimately led him into a second career of giving back to other vete
Mark Algie, 3M
More than 6,000 standout students – all of them state contest winners – gathered in Kansas City this summer to compete in the SkillsUSA National Championships as they prepare for careers in the automotive industry.
Mel Craig, The Detailing Pros
Providing automotive detailing can be a lucrative service if the proper education, equipment, materials and business expertise is applied to the venture.
Uni-Select
Uni-Select Inc. reported continued sales, EBITDA and net earnings growth, along with improved profitability for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.
Trico Products
Trico Products Corporation announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which Crowne Group LLC will acquire the company from funds managed by Kohlberg & Company, LLC. 

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.