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The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance welcomed 80 Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper representatives to New Orleans last week for its annual Sales and Marketing Forum.
AutoZone
AutoZone reported net sales of $3.5 billion for its fourth quarter ended August 26, 2017, an increase of 3.3% from the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016. Domestic same store sales, or sales for stores open at least one year, increased
Automechanika Shanghai
Asia’s automotive industry is undergoing rapid technological changes, thanks to the ever-growing consumer demand for new energy vehicles, faster workshop speeds, increased customization options and improved in-car technologies.
Brake Parts Inc
Brake Parts Inc (BPI) recently invested in new manufacturing and testing equipment for its BPI-Laixi plant in Laixi, China to expand brake testing capabilities and increase production capacity.
Why can’t we get shops to train employees? That is where the conundrum comes in -- the training that the shops know they need becomes secondary to their immediate problems at hand.
The big issue for the aftermarket, the one raised by the Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), is whether suppliers can also test AV components the same way auto manufacturers can test vehicles. And the House bill establishes that aut
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Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association, which produces the Consumer Electronics Show, discusses the OEM forum on cooperative partnerships to develop electronic vehicles.
Automotive Distribution Network
Levine Auto and Truck Parts, based in Danbury, Conn., has 170-plus employees and operates eight locations and a warehouse.
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Uni-Select Inc. announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Dash Distributors, an independent distributor of automotive products based in Edmonton, Alberta. It previously was a member of a non-affiliated buying group.
Several retired American automotive industry executives are donating their accumulation of engineering and design skills to create a no-frills vehicle capable of traversing East Africa’s ultra-rough roads while remaining affordable for a popula

Special Reports

Quality and warranty are the two most important items tire dealers consider when purchasing non-tire aftermarket parts and products, according to the 2017 Aftermarket Business World Tire Dealer Study.

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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