Automotive Parts Headquarters, in partnership with almost 50 manufacturers’ representatives, hosted its sixth annual chili cook-off. Donations were matched by both APH and the Bartlett family, pushing this year’s grand total to $112,650.
Sales for the second quarter were $3.90 billion compared to $3.94 billion for the same period in 2015. Net income for the second quarter was $191.4 million compared to $195.4 million recorded for the same period in the previous year.
From an aftermarket perspective, this growing Colombian economy offers many opportunities for auto parts manufacturers in both the light-duty and heavy-duty segments. Colombia is the fourth largest economy in South America, behind Brazil, Argentina and Chile.
The MAHLE Original cylinder head gasket set from MAHLE Aftermarket for the Ford 6.0L PowerStroke® engine comes with significantly more components than sets offered by any other aftermaket suppliers or even from the OE dealer.
Robert Bosch LLC, a manufacturer and supplier of automotive parts and systems to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and the independent aftermarket, has announced the addition of 10 new and 36 relaunched SKUs in the month of July to its aftermarket product lineup.
Debra Levy, president of the Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) and managing director of Auto Glass Week, discusses the importance of proper training for glass repair and replacement technicians and other aspects of the industry:
ContiTech announced that Applied Mexico and subsidiary RODENSA Mexico have completed a product changeover to ContiTech as a primary supplier in Mexico for industrial hoses, hydraulics, power transmission belts and other products.
Because one “Get Dirty with Kenny” event just isn’t enough, several Federated members have hosted their own “Get Dirty” experiences around the country and the response has been, to say the least, phenomenal, according to J.R. Bishop, motorsports and event marketing director for Federated Auto Parts.
MAM Software Inc. and Squarerigger Inc. announce the integration of Squarerigger's portable Opti-Tread Tire Audit System with MAM Software's advanced VAST point of sale and business management software for single and multi-location tire and auto service dealers.
It’s clear that there are not enough properly trained, qualified and certified glass replacement technicians to meet the needs of the motoring public and adequately staff aftermarket businesses conducting these types of repairs.
Raybestos has extended its Rev Up Your Walls promotion through Aug. 31, 2016, giving customers more time to purchase the popular ’69 Mustang Kit (36-MUSTANGTT), which includes a chance to win the newly restored, one-of-a-kind 1969 Raybestos Mustang.
Telematics is a wireless communication within a vehicle supporting applications such as satellite navigation, vehicle tracking, internet connections and vehicle diagnostics. Some 90 percent of vehicles will have a built-in connectivity platform by 2020.
Chris Sutton, vice president of U.S. automotive retail at J.D. Power, spoke to Aftermarket Business World about the company's 2016 CSI study, which shows satisfaction rates for recall-related repairs declined this year for the first time in six years.
Robert Bosch LLC announces the official launch of BoschGasolineSystems.com, a new microsite that offers consumers and technicians the opportunity to learn more about Bosch oxygen sensors, fuel pumps and injectors.