Motor Age

iatn, technician training
The number of messages in the professional automotive discussion forums of the iATN exceeded 2 million in early December 2014, with the Shop Management and Technical Discussion forums being the most popular among iATN members.
mighty, mighty auto parts
Mighty Distributing System of America, a franchisor of sales and services in auto parts, announces that four of their new franchise distributors added in 2014 are affiliated with tire dealer groups.
Ford, Motorcraft
This year, Ford is on par to achieve the same success with an impressive 16 launches underway.
tirerack.com, tire rack
TireRack.com has partnered with the White House and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on its TireWise campaign and corresponding Tire Safety Month.
Federated Auto Parts, Federated Car Care
Federated Auto Parts is now accepting nominations for Federated Shop of the Year. 
searchautoparts
Identifix, an industry leader in vehicle diagnostics and repair for more than 25 years, has achieved another milestone: 1,000 dealerships throughout North America now subscribe to Direct-Hit.
snap-on diagnostics, vehicle diagnostics, snap-on software
Snap-on announces a new diagnostic calculator feature has been added to its website to help automotive repair technicians and shop owners determine how much profit they could be making by using a Snap-on diagnostic platform.
Autoshop Solutions
Autoshop Solutions, an automotive internet marketing company, introduces an exclusive benefit for the members of the Automotive Service Association of the Midwest (ASA-Midwest). 
BWD, SMP, Standard Motor Products, BWD engine management
Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 551 new part numbers to its BWD engine management line, covering domestic and import vehicles.
Bosch, Robert Bosch, Bosch brakes
Robert Bosch LLC announces 20 new part number releases for December 2014. The new part numbers include brake pads and rotors, wiper blade sets, new and remanufactured alternators,  and remanufactured starters.