Aftermarket Business

Through this contract, DENSO is looking to advance its artificial intelligence technology and expand its engineering expertise in the areas of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), autonomous drive, and the Internet of Things (IoT).
Horizon Global
Horizon Global Corporation, a leading manufacturer of branded towing and trailering equipment, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Westfalia-Automotive and Terwa, collectively referred to as the Westfalia Group (Westfalia), a leading g
The automotive industry has been among the industries to have prospered during these boom times in South Africa. The industry employs about 100,000 people in original equipment (OE) assembly and parts manufacturing, and an additional 200,000 people i
Standard Motor Products
Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 155 new part numbers to its Intermotor import line. The release spans 34 product categories and expands coverage through the 2016 model year with more than 70 million additional vehicles i
There has been much attention focused recently on what may be happening with regard to autonomous vehicles at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). But no one is talking about what won't be happening.
Automotive Distribution Network
The Automotive Distribution Network's hiring of Mike Whitten as its first chief financial officer represents a broader commitment to improve visibility and transparency of the operation to the Network’s membership, the company said.
As part of the company’s continuing product line expansion, MAHLE Aftermarket introduced 162 new part numbers – including 74 new MAHLE Original® gasket part numbers – in the second quarter of 2016.
Sandeep Agarwal
With the disruption in technologies around the Internet of Things (IoT) and connected vehicles, the possibilities in the aftermarket have grown exponentially. This opens opportunities for new players who want to try a variety of service integration p
Ford Motor Company has announced a series of third quarter product actions designed to help shops and suppliers by streamlining inventory and reducing prices. To date, Motorcraft has reduced pricing on nearly 4,000 parts, which amounts to a 20 percen
Automotive Parts Associates
Automotive Parts Associates (APA) has established a scholarship program for the children of APA shareholders and their employees in conjunction with the University of the Aftermarket Foundation (UAF).

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For the second consecutive year, collision repairers say they feel less insurer influence when buying replacement automotive parts, according to the Aftermarket Business World 2016 Collision Shop Study.

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Last week, the Aftermarket Business World team attended the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas from November 3-5. Take a look at some of our photos and top stories below....Read more