Aftermarket Business

Icahn Enterprises
Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation and Icahn Enterprises L.P today announced that Icahn Enterprises has closed its acquisition of Federal-Mogul in an all-cash transaction for $10 per share.
Alan R. Segal
As a former buyer and category manager, I experienced the unintended consequences when a department cuts back on staffing.
Pep Boys
Pep Boys announced the purchase of privately held Just Brakes, an automotive repair and maintenance chain, increasing the number of Pep Boys auto service locations to more than 900 locations.
AutoZone will hire more than 12,000 new full and part-time employees nationwide through April to ensure its more than 5,300 U.S. stores are fully staffed during the busy selling season as the company continues to expand.
In 2015, Japan imported $535 million worth of auto parts from the U.S. while its exports totaled nearly $45 billion. Most of that parts trade was original equipment parts used on production vehicles.
The joint venture will combine Nexteer's advanced steering and driver assistance (ADAS) technologies with Continental's portfolio of automated driving and advanced braking technologies to advance vehicle motion control systems.
The completion of the offer is the first step in Icahn Enterprises' two-step acquisition of Federal-Mogul pursuant to the previously announced merger agreement.
Aaron Lowe
Aaron Lowe, senior VP of regulatory and government affairs at the Auto Care Association, spoke to Aftermarket Business World about how new vehicle technologies are affecting the aftermarket supply chain.
Automotive Distribution Network
Previously VP of sales for the Network, Tucker’s expanded position includes developing and executing marketing and service programs to support the Network’s brands including Parts Plus, Auto Pride and IAPA.
Parts Authority
Parts Authority recently acquired One Stop Parts Source, a single location aftermarket auto parts distributor based in Riverside, Calif. The deal closed on Jan. 13.

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