Aftermarket Business

As the aftermarket starts plugging into the prospect of repairing plug-in electric vehicles that currently remain mostly within the domain of car dealership service centers, opportunities are also arising for installing and maintaining the vast array
MAHLE Aftermarket
MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. recently introduced 84 new part numbers in April for various types of bearings, gaskets, piston rings, thermostats and cylinder components, now available for a range of light vehicle and heavy duty applications.
MEMA, Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association
MEMA announced that its China Center is officially open in Shanghai. The center builds on MEMA’s commitment to serving its members in China, providing a unified platform for representing suppliers to the government, the industry and motorists i
Behzad Rassuli
Behzad Rassuli, vice president of market intelligence at the Auto Care Association, spoke to us about the association's future market research plans related to E-tailing and other initiatives.
This spring, a high-tech, self-driving car traveled across the country, carrying its passengers safely from coast to coast with very little intervention from the otherwise unoccupied "driver." The car, designed by Delphi, set off from the G
Competition Specialties with trophy
The AAM Group honored Competition Specialties Inc. (CSI) as its 2015 Warehouse Distributor of the Year at its Annual Membership Meeting, held May 11–14 in St. Louis.
Spectrum Brands Holdings
Spectrum Brands Holdings announced May 21 it has completed the acquisition of Armored AutoGroup Parent Inc. (Armored AutoGroup) from Avista Capital Partners for $1.4 billion in cash and assumed debt.
C.J Clayton
C.J Clayton, national sales manager for DCM Manufacturing’s Maradyne High Performance Fans division, answered a series of questions for Aftermarket Business World about electric cooling fans.
Champion brands
Champion Oil announced its new distributor program that allows engine builders to offer the complete line of Champion products to their customers.
Motorcar Parts of America
Motorcar Parts of America (MPA) has completed the acquisition of OE Plus LTD., a privately held remanufacturer of alternators and starters based in North Dighton, Mass. Terms were not disclosed.

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AutoZone has 5,384 North American company-owned stores, including 402 company-owned stores in Mexico. Advance Auto Parts, which does not have any company owned stores in Mexico, has 5,261 in North America.