Aftermarket Business

Find out why automotive professionals need to schedule re-training when they change roles.
Online comparison and ordering options for coordinating car services among repairers and potential customers is making the selection and purchasing process much more efficient for both parties involved in the transaction.
BlueCat, a leading provider of DNS-based solutions, announced Oct. 20 that AutoZone has chosen its DNS, DHCP and IP Address Management (DDI) solutions to drive efficiencies and support growth.
Jens Nylander
Automile CEO Jens Nylander spoke to Aftermarket Business World about the San Francisco-based startup company and the telematics market.
Customers care most about quality when they need to purchase auto parts and pay for vehicle repairs.
Brake Parts Inc
Bruce Tartaglione, senior vice president of global sales and marketing will retire from Brake Parts Inc (BPI) as of Oct. 31, 2016.
Automotive Distribution Network
With its most recent pledge to the University of the Aftermarket Foundation, the Automotive Distribution Network has reached the Gold Lifetime Trustee level of donors.
Genuine Parts Company
Sales for the Automotive Group were up 1.5%, consisting of a 2.5% contribution from acquisitions and a currency tailwind of 0.5%, offset by a 1.5% core sales decrease. 
The increased use of telematics and connected vehicle technology will do more than improve safety and provide new information to repairers. Connectivity will affect operations up and down the supply chain in ways that aren’t quite clear yet.
Centric Parts
Centric Parts announced the hiring of three aftermarket industry veterans to fill key positions as the company expands its sales and management team to meet rapidly growing demand.

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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