Aftermarket Business

Automechanika Shanghai
Asia’s automotive industry is undergoing rapid technological changes, thanks to the ever-growing consumer demand for new energy vehicles, faster workshop speeds, increased customization options and improved in-car technologies.
Brake Parts Inc
Brake Parts Inc (BPI) recently invested in new manufacturing and testing equipment for its BPI-Laixi plant in Laixi, China to expand brake testing capabilities and increase production capacity.
Why can’t we get shops to train employees? That is where the conundrum comes in -- the training that the shops know they need becomes secondary to their immediate problems at hand.
The big issue for the aftermarket, the one raised by the Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), is whether suppliers can also test AV components the same way auto manufacturers can test vehicles. And the House bill establishes that aut
Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association, which produces the Consumer Electronics Show, discusses the OEM forum on cooperative partnerships to develop electronic vehicles.
Uni-Select Inc. announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Dash Distributors, an independent distributor of automotive products based in Edmonton, Alberta. It previously was a member of a non-affiliated buying group.
Automotive Distribution Network
Levine Auto and Truck Parts, based in Danbury, Conn., has 170-plus employees and operates eight locations and a warehouse.
Several retired American automotive industry executives are donating their accumulation of engineering and design skills to create a no-frills vehicle capable of traversing East Africa’s ultra-rough roads while remaining affordable for a popula
Federated, in its sixth year of sponsoring the pivotal NASCAR race, entertained more than 2,000 guests in the Richmond Raceway Federated Hospitality Pavilion.
A lot of good people are rallying to support their aftermarket colleagues facing life-altering challenges amid the death, destruction and misery wrought by hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Special Reports

Quality and warranty are the two most important items tire dealers consider when purchasing non-tire aftermarket parts and products, according to the 2017 Aftermarket Business World Tire Dealer 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