Newsmaker

  • 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.
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  • Jim Brannen, vice president of e-commerce at BuyAutoParts.com, a replacement parts distributor based in San Diego, Calif.,  discusses the company’s success in the e-commerce space, where the firm has been active since 2001.
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  • As national franchising manager at the Detail Garage chain, Chad Zani assists franchisees in preparing educational events and marketing initiatives aimed at promoting car care products from parent-company Chemical Guys.
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  • Barry White, president of Group Seven Consulting, an Atlanta-based firm that specializes in field service and fleet management solutions, discusses how fleet solutions can help operators extend the life of their vehicles.
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  • Archana Vidyasekar is the Global Research Manager, Visionary Innovation Research Group, at Frost & Sullivan. She spoke to Aftermarket Business World about the challenges of delivery and logistics in the e-tailing era.
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  • Rick Price is executive director of Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities, which works with OEMs, aftermarket businesses, commercial and institutional fleets, fuel providers and community leaders to reduce petroleum use in the transportation sector.
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  • Earlier this year, Spork Marketing released a white paper on search engine optimization (SEO) for the auto parts industry, targeted specifically at busy executives. Spork President Jason Lancaster spoke to Aftermarket Business World about SEO challenges.
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  • India is playing a prominent role in implementing electric vehicles. The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) has joined with Indian governmental officials and private industry executives to produce a landmark study entitled, “India Leaps Ahead: Transformative Mobility Solutions for All.”
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  • Egan Hernandez of Industrial Parts Depot, which designs, manufactures and distributes diesel and gasoline engine replacement parts for a wide range of applications, including large trucks, discusses the company's training and distribution.
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  • Randy Swart, COO of A. Duie Pyle, a transportation and logistics provider that offers LTL, truckload and custom distribution services across the northeastern U.S., discusses the e-commerce and the challenges of expedited shipping.
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  • Bosch North American Regional President Colin Fielding recently provided information about the company’s worldwide electric vehicle (EV) efforts in response to a series of questions posed by Aftermarket Business World.
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  • Joe Madden, principal analyst at Mobile Experts, discusses the company's report on automotive Internet of Things (IoT) devices, in which the firm predicted that overall wireless IoT module shipments for automotive will triple by 2021.
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  • Harald Desjarlais, automotive industry specialist at Loftware, spoke to Aftermarket Business World about the complexity of labeling and how the right labeling solution can improve supply chain operations.
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  • Some 15,000 technicians and other civilian, governmental and military commanders and managers have received EV instruction from Craig Van Batenburg in more than seven countries and 46 states.
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  • Mark Wheeler, director of warehouse solutions at Zebra Technologies, discusses barcode technology in the automotive industry.
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  • Terry O’Day, EVgo’s vice president of product strategy and market development, answered questions about its deal with Volkswagen to host, install and maintain a network of electric vehicle charging stations across the U.S.
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  • Brian Daugherty, chief technology officer of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), spoke to Aftermarket Business World about the organization’s priorities for the coming year.
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  • Headquartered in Suwanee, Ga., Omix-ADA is the largest independent manufacturer and wholesaler of Jeep, truck and off-road parts, accessories and floor liners, according to Director of Marketing Henk Van Dongen.
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  • Nadeem Mazhar, CEO of Custom Technology Solutions, an IT and asset management services company, discusses changes in the financial markets that could impact asset and inventory management.
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  • Digitalization of automotive repair and component sales, complemented with advanced technology incorporations in the automobile aftermarket component manufacturing, is expected to boost the market growth.
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