Aftermarket Business

James Schwyn, CTO of Valeo North America, discussed Valeo's Smart Cocoon platform, a personalization system that can adjust the climate of the vehicle interior based on driver biometrics.
Automechanika Birmingham
Automechanika Birmingham has announced that visitor registration is now open, enabling visitors to sign up and take advantage of a number of new offers and initiatives available at this year’s show, taking place from June 4-6.
Former MEMA President Robert Reece Miller, 84, passed away on Feb. 9 in Panama City Beach, Fla.
Hedges & Company projects online sales of auto parts and accessories in the U.S. will be around $19 billion by 2022, with an annual growth rate of 14 percent to 16 percent.
Advance Auto Parts, a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installers and DIYers, announced two new appointments to its Board of Directors.
AWANE (Automotive Wholesalers Association of New England) will become known as the National Automotive Roads and Fuel Association (NARFA) after 90 years of supporting hundreds of automotive-related businesses in the New England area.
Auto-Wares Group of Companies
The Auto-Wares Group of Companies hosted the most recent YANG regional meet-up on February 7 at Founder’s Brewery in Grand Rapids, Mich.
As part of the grand-prize drawing for the Network’s Consumer Rebates Promotion this winter, the Automotive Distribution Network recently awarded 50 service dealers with Z-Creepers and one lucky shop with a $2,500 gift certificate.
While not perfect, a ruling by the Copyright Office to continue the expansion of the DMCA exemption is an important step to keeping vehicle access open to the independent repair market.
The Automotive Institute of Science and Technology is set to launch in 2020 and flip the script on vocational education.

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