Motor Age

Fast Undercar kicked off its epic Free Ride Summer Sweepstakes on June 1 in partnership with their exclusive brake vendor Centric Parts. The sweepstakes runs through August 31.
NASCAR legend and Federated spokesperson Kenny Schrader made quite an impression during his recent visit to the state of Alaska.
The innovative graphical automotive-parts catalog interface helps distributor and jobber personnel, service writers, and other users of any skill level enhance lookup efficiency, strengthen customer satisfaction, and increase sales.
OTC has announced the new 2550 Key Fob Fixture used for key fob replacement and repairs of keyless entry remote controls.
A huge shout-out to Scott Bush up there in Havre, Montana! He’s the June winner in our monthly ASE Question of the Month random prize drawing!
Snap-on reminds automotive repair technicians it’s good practice to perform a pre-scan before vehicle work is done to spot any hidden issues and make the customer aware of problems.
DENSO North America Foundation announced it will donate nearly $1 million in overall funding to 25 institutions of higher learning across North America to support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) educational programming. 
Global Shop Solutions customer Aneesa Muthana is recognized for her ongoing work to fill the labor and wage gap in the primarily male-dominated industry of manufacturing. 
Global Shop Solutions
The Matco Tools 3/8" Drive Ratchet and 6 Point Chrome Metric Socket Set in Orange, No. SBRM14M, features Opti-Torque that applies torque to the fastener sides, not corners, which allows more torque to the fastener and allows a longer life.
Matco Tools
AAPEX 2018 has lined up leading experts of Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) to discuss the growing number of technologies and products that can be installed on millions of vehicles in the car parc that will significantly increase s


The Colors on Parade Women in Automotive Scholarship was created in order to support women in becoming leaders, entrepreneurs and business owners within the automotive industry. Specifically, Colors on Parade hopes to encourage growth for women in au
Colors on Parade
A bill that puts new limits on the use of aftermarket parts in collision repair has passed into law in Rhode Island without the signature of Governor Gina Raimondo.
Brian Albright
BASF’s Coatings division was awarded the Red Dot in the “materials and surfaces” category for its functional coating technology for passive temperature management.
On Tuesday, August 7th, the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) will hold an open board meeting from 8:30am - 10:00am in Room B403 of the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
There is still time to support veterans and their families preparing for a career in the collision industry. The 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division, along with the Collision Repair Education Foundation, launched their 2018 fundraiser in May with two
Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes® has been announced as the official paints and coatings supplier of the 2018 Qatar Airways New York City E-Prix on Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15.
The FieldPro is a pocket size scan tool that serves as a wireless link between a damaged vehicle and the insurance field appraiser. After connecting to the vehicle, the FieldPro quickly downloads a list of modules along with any and all corresponding
AirPro Diagnostics
Dave Luehr’s Elite Body Shop Solutions announced its upcoming free webinar: “Developing a Game Changing Culture,” featuring Mike Jones, Founder and President of Discover Leadership Training.
Mitchell International, Inc. has announced it has signed a strategic integration and joint marketing agreement with AirPro Diagnostics, LLC. to integrate AirPro’s collision diagnostics solutions with the Mitchell Diagnostics System.
General Motors will launch a pilot program at the 2018 NACE Automechanika Show at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta on Aug. 8 at noon.

Aftermarket Business

The Automotive Distribution Network continues to expand the presence of the Auto Pride brand on the East Coast with the recent signings of Quick Auto Parts and Concord Auto Parts in Hicksville, N.Y. 
Auto Pride
Diesel Forward has signed an agreement to purchase the assets of Central Motive Power. The anticipated close date is mid-August, 2018. Both companies distribute diesel engine parts for leading global manufacturers.
Automotive water and fuel pump manufacturer Airtex-ASC announced its North Canton cooling pump manufacturing facility has achieved Q1 certification from the Ford Motor Company.
China is poised to emerge as a major auto exporter, shaking up the global auto market, according to a market research report published by Information Trends. 
Hedges & Company, a digital marketing agency, announces an exclusive webinar presentation on search engine optimization (SEO), designed specifically for auto parts & accessory websites.
RedCap Technologies, LLC, a Solera Holdings, Inc. company, has partnered with rideshare company Lyft to expand its dealership-wide mobility platform. 
Momentum Dynamics Corporation, a global leader in high-power wireless charging for electric vehicles, has commissioned a 200-kilowatt wireless charging system to support zero-emission electric transit buses in Chattanooga, TN.
Automotive industry associations representing vehicle and parts manufacturers in the U.S., Canada and Mexico today urged a renewed focus on trade negotiations with the U.S., Canada and Mexico to modernize NAFTA.
Beck/Arnley announces an expansion to its product line, adding 39 new part numbers for the month of June.
The escalation in severe weather across the country, coupled with the use of larger commercial vehicles has compelled utility fleet operations to reevaluate key systems in their maintenance shops.