Aftermarket Business

Mark Finestone, Senior Vice President, Merchandising and Store Development, has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Merchandising, Supply Chain, and Marketing.  Bill Graves, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain and International, has been
To provide an enhanced online experience for its customers, Dayco unveiled its next-generation website,, and its updated global automotive aftermarket catalog,
Automotive Distribution Network
During its recent fall membership meeting in Phoenix, the Automotive Distribution Network elected David Prater president of the group, succeeding Mike Lambert, who retired earlier this year.
Martin J. Skok Jr.
Martin J. (Marty) Skok Jr., who helped build his father’s successful engine parts manufacturing business into a global enterprise serving original equipment manufacturers and replacement parts distributors, died Oct. 4, 2015. He was 87.
University of the Aftermarket Foundation
Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Automotive Distribution Network, Federated Auto Parts and National Pronto Association each contributed $25,000 to honor the industry icon and former vice chairman of the University of the Aftermarket Foundation who pa
Gates Corporation
Three automotive repair professional finalists who participated in the Gates promotional program have been randomly selected as winners of a trip to Las Vegas for industry week and a chance at winning $100,000 at the live event.
TRW chassis
TRW’s North American Aftermarket Group has extended its all makes premium chassis program by 39 SKUs including the latest parts for Jeep Wrangler, Nissan Altima, Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, Honda Accord and Toyota RAV4.
MAHLE Aftermarket
Following MAHLE Group’s 2014 acquisition of Slovenia-based component manufacturer for motor vehicle electric systems Letrika, the integration of the two companies is expanding MAHLE Aftermarket's competence in this segment.
Uni-Select Inc. has completed the acquisition of the remaining 50 percent equity interest of Pièces d’Autos La Malbaie Inc. and, through one of its subsidiaries, the assets of Pièces d’Autos AFCAR.
Standard Motor Products
Ray Nicholas, vice president of information technology and CIO of Standard Motor Products, received the Lifetime Technology Leadership award during the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) Technology Conference in Clearwater Beach, Fla

Special Reports

Tire dealers are optimistic about increasing their product sales this year, but not as optimistic as they were in the same survey conducted last year, according to the Aftermarket Business World Tire Dealer study.