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The Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN), a community of the Auto Care Association, announced the recipients of its ACPN Content Excellence Awards this week at their 2018 Knowledge Exchange Conference.
ACPN
Dayco Products, LLC has announced the appointment of Daniel Sheehan as vice president of aftermarket sales.
Dayco Products
The Art Fisher Memorial Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a Federated Auto Parts member, was presented to Tim Trudnowski, president of Parts Wholesalers, Inc., during the recent Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) meeting.
Tim Trudnowski
After a vehicle has been involved in a collision, there may be hidden damage.    
asTech
Anouré Fenstermaker’s core responsibilities include managing all communication, press, creative and marketing services, as well as corporate branding for CVAM overall and for each of the company’s market divisions, which include au
Continental
If you have discovered smaller and hotter brake systems on today’s vehicles, you aren’t alone. In fact, it might be more of a trend than many technicians realize, according to insight Tony McKey recently shared with Motor Age readers.
Tschanen Brandyberry
Standing seam construction, case corner gussets, Lock 'N Roll latching, full-width pulls and fully-welded drawers with ball-bearing slides that support up to 454 lbs. per drawer are just a few of the CENTRIQ efficiency and time-saving benefits.
Snap-on
In an AAPEX 2017 post-show survey, 90 percent of buyers say they are likely to attend AAPEX 2018, indicating a high level of satisfaction with the premier event representing the $740 billion global automotive aftermarket industry.
AAPEX
MOOG premium-quality complete knuckle assemblies dramatically simplify bearing replacement and save time on many popular late-model passenger vehicle applications, and include all the premium components pre-assembled for a complete repair:
MOOG
The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance has presented Delphi with the 2018 Receiver’s Choice Award at the Auto Care Association’s Automotive Content Professionals Network Knowledge Exchange Conference.

ABRN

The donation included nearly $137,000 worth of tool boxes that will be distributed to students studying for a career in the collision repair industry.
CREF
Hyundai vehicles are equipped with multiple electronic components and systems within each vehicle.
asTech
Bogi Lateiner of Bogi’s Garage and Velocity’s All Girls Garage will be joining the 2018 Women’s Industry Network (WIN) Conference in Indianapolis from May 7-9
BASF
Classic Industries, the recognized leader of automotive restoration and performance parts for classic GM, Mopar, and Ford, launched their new Mustang product line at classicindustries.com.
Classic Industries
To serve more of the East Bay, Mike's Auto Body recently opened its 16th location in Alameda, Calif.
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CARSTAR continued to expand its footprint in the U.S. and Canada with more than 30 new store openings already in 2018.
CARSTAR
Collision Prescription — a company that provides collision management consulting, process implementation and software solutions to the collision repair industry — announced they are providing services to clients from coast to coast.
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Don Feeley has resigned from the Executive Committee and will be serving as the Interim Executive Director while an Ad Hoc Committee is formed to search for a permanent full time Executive Director. 
CAA
The new Chief Meridian Align system allows collision repair shops to take more control over their cycle times and profitability, easily bringing wheel alignment services in-house with no bay reconfiguration needed.
Chief
Joe Meyer has joined VIPAR Heavy Duty and its family of companies as the organization’s new program manager.
VIPAR Heavy Duty

Aftermarket Business

Many drivers and fleets believe that the mandate has imposed new restrictions on long-established HOS compliance rules, and RoadLog product managers are aiming to inform fleets and owner operators about the realities of the mandate.
Road log
Automotive aftermarket manufacturers and suppliers are under increasing pressure to improve supply chain performance. New services from DB Schenker and UPS could help them optimize operations.
UPS
ITW Professional Automotive Products introduces a newly updated Full Throttle® Performance Products brand of automotive aftermarket maintenance chemicals for professional installers and service providers.
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The automotive industry is going through a period of significant change thanks to advances in technology. Electric cars and self-driving vehicles, which once seemed futuristic, are now very much a reality. Those in the auto-parts industry are not imm
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Industry leaders are uniting with numerous other business organizations in pushing back against President Donald Trump’s announced imposition of tariffs on selected imports of steel and aluminum. 
A trending trainee e-learning system that plays like a three-dimensional video game is preparing potential technicians and parts personnel for real-world work.
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More than 350 international auto part manufacturers and distributors gather in Panama each year for the Latin Auto Parts Expo.
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Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. has acquired Wheel Pros Holdings, LLC in partnership with Wheel Pros' management team. Wheel Pros is a leading designer, marketer and distributor of branded automotive aftermarket wheels, performance tires and access
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Tenneco has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Federal-Mogu from Icahn Enterprises L.P. for a total consideration of $5.4 billion to be funded through cash, Tenneco equity and assumption of debt.
One current and significant issue facing U.S. businesses is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a regulation in European Union law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the EU. The law becomes enforceable May 25 and add
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