Aftermarket Business

The vast majority of tire dealers said they expect to order about the same number of auto parts or more in 2014 as they did in 2013, according to the Aftermarket Business World Tire Dealer Product Study.
DENSO
DENSO Corp. said it will end production at DENSO Automotive Systems Australia in line with the withdrawal of its customers from auto production in Australia.
Auto Supply Company acquired Loop Road Auto Parts, a leader in providing quality parts and service to customers in the Raleigh area of North Carolina.
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Epicor Software Corporation's ListingExpert™ solution is now available to help automotive aftermarket professionals establish and manage eCommerce sales on the Amazon.com™ global marketplace.
MAHLE Service Solutions
MAHLE Service Solutions General Manager Max Dull announced a new product, the MAHLE Service Solutions TechPRO, will be unveiled at the 2014 AAPEX show in Las Vegas this November.
Auto Care Association
E-tailing is the fastest growing retail sector in the automotive aftermarket and is becoming a significant revenue stream for auto parts sales, according to E-Tailing in the Automotive Aftermarket from the Auto Care Association.
MAM Software
Standard Auto Parts implemented MAM Software’s Autopart business management solution to increase efficiency and accuracy.
TRW Automotive
TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. signed a definitive agreement to divest its engine valve business for $385 million in cash to Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation.
BBB Industries
Pamplona Capital Management LLP, a global private equity investment firm, has agreed to acquire BBB Industries LLC. The transaction is expected to be completed during the fourth quarter of 2014.
University of the Aftermarket Foundation
The University of the Aftermarket Foundation has approved a grant for the Automotive Parts & Services Association (APSA) annual scholarship program awarded through two educational trusts.

Special Reports

The vast majority of tire dealers said they expect to order about the same number of auto parts or more in 2014 as they did in 2013, according to the Aftermarket Business World Tire Dealer Product Study.