Aftermarket Business

O’Reilly Automotive
Sales for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016, increased $141 million, or 7%, to $2.18 billion from $2.04 billion for the same period one year ago.
WORLDPAC announced the opening of a new regional branch warehouse in New Orleans. This is the first WORLDPAC location in the state of Louisiana.
Due to this revelation that hyperbole seems to trump common sense, I have developed a simple chart to help you determine where you should buy your parts and get your service. I call this guide the crazy vs. experience matrix.
Automotive Parts Services Group
Dedicated to building strong, long-term supplier partnerships on behalf of its members, the Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) is evaluating new and existing vendor relationships with a focus on future growth and success.
Jason Bigelow
Today, the vehicles entering shops for maintenance or repairs sit parked 95 percent of the time. Tomorrow, fleets of driverless cars will spend nearly all their time on the road—with an increase in wear and tear and a proportionate need for mai
John Krafcik, CEO of Google Self-Driving Cars, told a Washington audience that NHTSA needs to update its federal safety standards if autonomous vehicles are to reach the market as quickly as companies like Google hope they will.
Gabriel (Ride Control LLC) announces that SAF-HOLLAND will include Gabriel’s heavy-duty shock products, the FleetLine and GasSLX product lines, in its Gold Line Quality Parts brand offering.
Standard Motor Products
Standard Motor Products (SMP) announces the addition of 149 new part numbers to its Intermotor import line. The release expands coverage through the 2016 model year by more than 50 million additional vehicles in operations.
Northwood University
The annual program offered by the University of the Aftermarket, now in its fifth year, is designed to develop the business, management and leadership skills of mid-career professionals working in the North American commercial vehicle after
Attendees at the 2016 AASA Technology Conference will include IT/IS, engineers, data managers, customer service, web developers and marketing from suppliers, warehouse distributors, retailers and technology providers.

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