Aftermarket Business

Brad Shantry
Powertrain Integration specializes in engineering alternative fueling systems for numerous types of propulsion technologies ranging from hybrid sports cars to propane-powered trucks and uparmored military battlewagons.
Commercial fleet operators are increasingly confirming that lean and green work trucks running on alternative fuel systems are proving to be more-than-capable of taking on the meanest and most rugged of jobs while promoting environmental sustainabili
Auto Care Association
The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG), a program of the Auto Care Association, is hosting a complimentary webinar, “When Business Meets Social: Using Social Media for Business Success” on Jan. 15 from 3 to 4 p.m. EST.
Tech Mahindra
Tech Mahindra Ltd., a specialist in digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering, announced the launch of Automotive Suite Solution.
Brake Parts Inc, BPI
Brake Parts Inc (BPI) has completed the acquisition of the Raybestos brand from Affinia Group Inc. and Affinia International Inc.
Brake Parts Inc, BPI
Brake Parts Inc (BPI) raised more than $150,000 for the United Way of Greater McHenry County during its annual campaign drive that ran from early October through the end of November.
Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo, AAPEX
Buyer attendance at the 2014 Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week (AAIW) in Las Vegas increased in key target buyer categories identified by AAPEX, with independent repair garages leading the way with the largest growth at 12 percent.
Timken
Timken named Patrick Durcak sales manager for the commercial vehicle aftermarket in Canada. He reports to Frank Mascia, managing director for the company’s business in Canada.
BBB Industries
BBB Industries was recognized for its outstanding service as a supplier of rotating electrical and steering products at the recent Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance meeting.
Automotive Parts Services Group
Federated Auto Parts and National Pronto Association released additional details to program members today, including frequently asked questions, about the merger of the two companies, which was announced Dec. 10.

Special Reports

The percentage of auto repair shop owners and technicians who purchase parts online increased in 2014 from 2013, according to the Aftermarket Business World Online Purchasing Habits studies conducted during the two years.