The Auto Care Association named the 2016 recipients of its Impact Award: Four for the Future, which annually honors four aftermarket professionals, age 40 or younger, who have made remarkable contributions within the auto care industry.
The Auto Care Association has signed a joint coalition letter to Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, detailing concerns as a result of the Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy and urging the department to facilitate resolution.
AutoZone, Inc. reported net sales of $3.4 billion for its fourth quarter (16 weeks) ended August 27, 2016, an increase of 3.3% from the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015 (16 weeks). Domestic same store sales, or sales for stores open at least one year, increased 1.0% for the quarter.
Auto Plus and Pep Boys establishe a presence in a key Pacific Northwest market and accelerate the company’s growth with the recent acquisition of Automotive Electric Distributors (AED) in Portland, Ore.
Epicor Software Corporation announced a business consultation initiative designed to help automotive aftermarket parts manufacturers, distributors/jobbers and service chains increase sales and margins.
Pro Spot International, manufacturer of tools and equipment for the collision repair industry, had another successful exhibition at Automechanika trade fair held from Sept 13-17, 2016, in Frankfurt, Germany.
A recent survey of manufacturing executives indicates many respondents (67 percent) are pressing ahead with plans to invest in data analytics even as they pare back spending in other areas to combat tough business conditions.
Robert Bosch LLC, a worldwide supplier of automotive parts and systems to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and the independent aftermarket, has announced the launch of its “Engine Management for All” promotion.
The auto industry is facing off against the cable television, cell phone and other Wi-Fi-dependent sectors in an effort to preserve the radio spectrum reserved for vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications.
BASF distributor, Albert Kemperle, Inc. has expanded its distribution of BASF Automotive Refinish paint brands, Glasurit, R-M and Limco in Florida. The new location in Fort Myers, Florida opened last month.
From the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 to the 2016 Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in Brainerd, Minn., the Monroe Shockmobiles traveled extensively – more than 10,000 miles – through the United States and Canada this past summer.