Aftermarket Business

While strong 2015 vehicle sales is good news for the industry and bodes well for the aftermarket’s future, the automotive aftermarket is still feeling the aftershock of the recession. More specifically, the hangover from the recession is still
O’Reilly Automotive
O’Reilly Automotive announced record revenues and earnings for its first quarter ended March 31, 2016.
Auto Care Association
The registration deadline is quickly approaching for companies interested in joining the Auto Care Association trade mission to Guatemala, with an optional stop in El Salvador.
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The long-term development of the aftermarket in China is viewed as a huge opportunity. The key now is the development of a sustainable profitable business model to service this opportunity, and parts manufacturers are the key to this development.
WORLDPAC
SHIFTMobility Inc., provider of an all-in-one automotive platform, announced the addition of WORLDPAC parts to its service network, offering thousands of repair shops across North America the ability to quickly find and buy parts.
The problem for aftermarket players is that original equipment manufacturers increasingly use firmware and software to control the function and operation of a wide range of motor vehicle parts. OEMs have replaced what were once purely electro-mechani
Air Filtration Company
Air Filtration Co. Inc. has become an authorized importer and master distributor of Speritex 6/65 HT diffusion media for North America (excluding California). Media should be in stock at the company's Corydon, Iowa facility and ready for sale in
Federated Auto Parts
In addition to the top honor of Outstanding Vendor of the Year presented to Standard Motor Products, five Federated supplier partners were presented with awards for outstanding vendor support in key categories important to the Federated membership.
Genuine Parts Company
Genuine Parts Company’s Board of Directors elected Paul D. Donahue to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective May 1, 2016.  Donahue, 59, has served as President of the company since 2012 and was also
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If this were a game of Monopoly, Icahn seems to be focusing on Boardwalk and Park Place, accompanied by lots of hotels. The rest of us seem to be stuck with Baltic Avenue and rely on Chance as our primary business strategy, mortgaging every property

Special Reports

Auto technicians seek quality first when selecting parts to repair their customers’ vehicles, according to the 2016 Aftermarket Business World Technician Attitude Study. Quality was selected as the No. 1 attribute that technicians said they con

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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