Motor Age

Twenty years ago, the first e-mails were exchanged among a small group of automotive technicians through iATN.
CARS, the premier event for automotive service professionals, is proud to announce its expanded agenda at the NACE | CARS 2015 conference and exposition.
Of the more than 840,000 automotive technicians working in the United States, 17 outstanding individuals have qualified for the prestigious 2015 World Class Technician Award.
Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP®) announced today the launch of a new national print and digital advertising campaign titled “The Evolution of Parts” for its TechSmart brand.
Denny Hamlin drove his Bosch-equipped No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota to victory lane in Saturday evening’s NASCAR® Sprint All-Star Race.
ValvolineTM and Hendrick Motorsports today announced an exciting new online challenge called "What's Under the Hood?"
Tenneco has introduced “Tech Talk” discussion forums to its, and websites 
Dayco, a leading global engine management technologies supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket end-markets, today announced it is celebrating the 110th anniversary of its founding.
CARDONE Industries, Inc. was recently honored with a “Best in Class” President’s Award for Electronic Data Excellence by Advance Auto Parts at the 2015 NCMA Conference in Orlando, Florida.
A specialized Brembo high-performance brake system is standard equipment on the 2016 Dodge Viper ACR (American Club Racer).


RDA held their Spring Membership Meeting May 12th and 13th at the Hyatt Regency River Walk in San Antonio, Texas.
The Women’s Industry Network (WIN)  holds the efforts of its many volunteers in the highest regard.
Brad Mewes shares his insights on business, finance and corporate strategy — all geared toward the collision repair shop in his "Financial Insight for the Shop" segment.  
Brad Mewes talks a lot about finance. He believes telling the story of a business through numbers and being able to interpret a business through financial reporting is pretty neat.
Gerber Collision & Glass has donated $35,000 to the Collision Repair Education Foundation, more than tripling their donation from previous years.
Car-O-Liner Florida, a U.S. Distributor of Car-O-Liner collision repair systems to customers located on the west coast of Florida, Bermuda and the Caribbean, has opened an expanded warehouse and training center in Plant City, Florida.
Cooks Collision Centers, a Roseville, California-based operator of high-quality, high performance collision repair facilities in Sacramento, the San Francisco Bay Area and Southern California, has acquired Oakland Auto Body’s  two location
The new Ford F-150 is certainly not the first aluminum-bodied vehicle on the road today, but it’s popularity means that more and more consumers will need to know exactly what goes into getting a proper repair in the event of a collision –
The 2015 SEMA Show will include a new expansion area to accommodate additional exhibitors during the SEMA Show on Tuesday-Friday, November 3-6, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Hypertherm, a U.S. based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, is reinforcing its commitment to welding schools and training programs by making all ten hours of its AWS SENSE approved curriculum available for free download to t

Aftermarket Business

This spring, a high-tech, self-driving car traveled across the country, carrying its passengers safely from coast to coast with very little intervention from the otherwise unoccupied "driver." The car, designed by Delphi, set off from the G
Spectrum Brands Holdings announced May 21 it has completed the acquisition of Armored AutoGroup Parent Inc. (Armored AutoGroup) from Avista Capital Partners for $1.4 billion in cash and assumed debt.
Spectrum Brands Holdings
The AAM Group honored Competition Specialties Inc. (CSI) as its 2015 Warehouse Distributor of the Year at its Annual Membership Meeting, held May 11–14 in St. Louis.
Competition Specialties with trophy
Motorcar Parts of America (MPA) has completed the acquisition of OE Plus LTD., a privately held remanufacturer of alternators and starters based in North Dighton, Mass. Terms were not disclosed.
Motorcar Parts of America
C.J Clayton, national sales manager for DCM Manufacturing’s Maradyne High Performance Fans division, answered a series of questions for Aftermarket Business World about electric cooling fans.
C.J Clayton
First quarter comparable cash earnings per diluted share (Comparable Cash EPS) were $2.39, an increase of 6.2% versus the first quarter last year. These first quarter comparable results exclude $0.11 of amortization of acquired intangible assets and
Advance Auto Parts
Champion Oil announced its new distributor program that allows engine builders to offer the complete line of Champion products to their customers.
Champion brands
Takata has agreed to a national recall of certain types of driver and passenger side air bag inflators. These inflators were made with a propellant that can degrade over time and has led to ruptures that have been blamed for six deaths worldwide. The
Arch Auto Parts, a leading aftermarket auto parts supplier in Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island, announces the grand opening of its tenth retail store at 113-19 Atlantic Ave., Richmond Hill, Queens, N.Y.
Arch Auto Parts
Diplomatic inroads initiated by President Barack Obama and Raúl Castro are again heightening awareness of Cuba’s unique car population, accelerated by omnipresent b-roll television footage of vintage vehicles to illustrate the coverage.