There are few nations that have as close a relationship with the United States as Israel. However, political alliances don’t necessarily translate into aftermarket sales opportunities for automotive parts and accessories.
President Donald Trump’s disdain for NAFTA has been directed mostly at Mexico, yet Canadian industry executives are a bit uneasy about business relations with their U.S. counterparts should Trump’s ire start targeting the northern neighbor.
Educational requirements for brake repairers and distributors are evolving as an alphabet soup group of terms – ABS, ESC, TCS, EBD and AEB – are increasing knowledge needed to make the correct diagnosis and repair.
If you want to do business in Ghana, the West African nation’s drivers would welcome pre-inspected quality used vehicles, preferably with a high ground clearance, plus quality aftermarket repair parts at bargain price points.
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and its four specialized divisions are aligned with the goals of the Trump administration and Congress to strengthen America’s global manufacturing competitiveness and to create more American jobs. To reach these goals, MEMA said it supports a simplified, more predictable tax code that would generate investment, economic growth and j
For the third consecutive year, AutoZone claimed the top spot in the annual Aftermarket Business World Top 25 Auto Chain Report, which lists companies by their number of company-owned stores in North America.
Today’s Amazon is yesterday’s AutoZone. They don’t feel an obligation to do things the way they’ve always been done. And they are constantly innovating to hone in on those things that customers value the most.
While investors and many industry executives are preoccupied with the Amazon DIY threat, they should not downplay Amazon's interest in the commercial repair shops, which represents $95 billion in market share.
The market for connected car and automotive Internet of Things (IoT) technology is poised for growth, even as the federal government and different segments of the industry tussle over technology standards.
With Amazon selling auto parts online, it's clear that digital cataloging is more critical than ever. Amazon’s key aftermarket vendors understand the interconnectedness of the entire online shopping experience that revolves around a content-rich catalog.
While a number of efforts are underway to help ensure the safety of telematics and other systems, approaches by automotive OEMs and telematics providers remain uncoordinated and lack any sort of standardization.
The global spare parts logistics (SPL) market, which includes automotive parts, currently stands at $52.7 billion a year, representing approximately 6.9 percent of total third-party logistics (3PL) revenue.