Motor Age

Since 2018 began, Tenneco has expanded its Monroe Quick-Strut line of premium replacement strut assemblies by 204 part numbers, extending coverage to more than 20 million additional passenger vehicles across North America.
The Auto Care Association announced the election of 11 members to its board of directors for 2018-19.
Air cleanliness and filtration are especially important in a shop environment because of the equipment that compressors power.
Ingersoll Rand
The latest IMR Insight entitled, “Independent Repair Shops’ Biggest Competitors,” is now available.
United Engine & Machine announces ICON Elite RACE Series 2618 alloy pistons are “Off The Shelf” and ready to run.
I have found over the years that despite all their good intentions, there are 5 mistakes that most shop owners make not just sometimes, but every single day.
Bob Cooper
Today, Bosch has launched the EV400 series plug-in electric vehicle charging stations.
Omnicraft coated brake rotors and drums are now available with 136 additional part numbers, which will complement the first 235 part numbers that were launched in 2017.
Early this year, MOTOR Information Systems announced its launch of MOTOR TireTech, a new data solution delivering the most complete, accurate and up-to-date OEM tire specifications for North American passenger cars, light duty trucks and vans.
Nearly 700 students from the metro Atlanta area were the guests of NACE Automechanika as the event entered its last day on Friday, August 10.


Madico, Inc., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of a broad range of materials-based solutions, announced its acquisition of the window film distribution business of Midwest Marketing, Inc.
The Collision Repair Education Foundation is inviting the industry to help ensure high school and college collision instructors have a great start to their fall semester by donating tools, equipment, consumables, and other items.
The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund awarded $297,000 to 102 individuals this year, including scholarships for current students and loan-forgiveness awards to employees of SEMA-member companies.
In this episode, Avery Hodge discusses NACE Automechanika and their invovlement at the show in Atlanta.
Original One Parts
The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) will be hosting a webinar at 2 pm EDT on Wednesday, Aug. 22, featuring Nick Notte, Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing for I-CAR.
Kent Automotive, a brand of Lawson Products, Inc., and a leading distributor of high-performance products and inventory management solutions to collision centers, automotive OEMs, and new and used car dealerships announced it has received additional
Kent Automotive
Accountable Estimating announces the release of the second course in their Estimating Technician Level One Certification series.
Abra Auto Body Repair of America, a leading collision and auto body repair company announced the addition of a new repair center in Athens, Ga., its 23rd location in the state.
The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) is seeking its members' help in assisting NJ law enforcement in the hunt for a vehicle that was involved in a fatal hit and run accident on August 3 in Woodland, NJ.
Madico, Inc., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of materials-based solutions, announced the latest addition to its successful line of automotive films, Black Pearl Nano-Ceramic.

Aftermarket Business

At Automechanika Frankfurt 2018, the range of workshops on offer is being expanded yet again with new offerings that include bodywork repair and paintwork, augmented reality, truck competence, diagnostic techniques and digital communication.
Mighty Distributing System announces that Griffin Enterprises is the most recent Jiffy Lube group to acquire a Mighty Auto Parts franchise. The new portfolio company will do business as Mighty of the Rockies.
Lou Fusz Automotive Network, Inc. is bringing the first ever vehicle subscription service to St. Louis with their Fusz Select program in which members will pay a monthly fee for access to a fleet of different vehicle makes and models.
Having previously been presented as a stand-alone event in Essen, Germany, the long-running REIFEN tire industry show is gaining additional international traction as it is now being held alongside the vast Sept. 11-15 Automechanika Frankfurt expositi
The Automotive Distribution Network has announced the passing of Michael K. Sneed, president of Memphis-based Mid-America Parts Distribution Corp., a longtime Network shareholder. 
Frank Granieri is the COO of A. Duie Pyle, a Northeast transportation and logistics provider. Granieri spoke to Aftermarket Business World about supply chain technology, outsourcing, and logistics challenges facing the aftermarket.
MEMA has joined 80 trade associations in a letter to the Trump administration making recommendations to implement a new tariff exclusion process in order to avoid similar problems to existing tariff actions that have proven onerous and opaque.
If you missed the Automotive Aftermarket Riders Club (AARC) “Greatest of All-Time” (G.O.A.T.) ride last time, don’t worry. AARC will take the same legendary route this October when they embark on the annual ”Ride for the Futur
University of the Aftermarket Foundation
Federated member Hovis Auto & Truck Supply, located in Mercer, Pennsylvania, recently celebrated the grand opening of its 17th location in Wexford, Pa., a suburb of Pittsburgh. The new hub location offers customers over 17,000 square feet of stor
At this year’s Automechanika in Frankfurt/Germany from Sept. 11-15, 2018, MAHLE Aftermarket will present innovative products and solutions that help workshops to be successful.