Motor Age

S/P2 has added two new training packages to its available curriculum: one focused on human resources training and one focused on soft skills training.
Zurich, a new line of state-of-the-art professional automotive diagnostic tools for the master technician, are now available at Harbor Freight Tools.
WIX Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products, was honored with the 2017 Vendor of the Year recognition by Stone Truck Parts.
APC Automotive Technologies, LLC (APC), a leading supplier of automotive, light truck, and heavy-duty replacement parts, has just launched its new replacement parts category program for light, medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts has released the 2018 Fel-Pro Performance Gaskets Catalog, which features 97 additional performance gaskets, sets and related sealing products.
New for 2018, HECAT’s Premium A/C Flushing Fluid (SAFE-FLUSH A/C) and Transmission Oil Cooler Flushing Fluid (SAFE-FLUSH Trans), will now be just known as SAFE-FLUSH.
Elite has announced that Chris Monroe has joined the company as its newest business development coach.
Chris Monroe
Every Friday through March 16, Federated will announce four winners of free gas cards on each of its Federated Auto Parts and Federated Car Care Facebook pages.
Federated Auto Parts
With the new feature, a technician simply enters the license plate number of the vehicle requiring service and ProDemand automatically converts that to the VIN registered to that plate.
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Epicor Software announced the first two winners of professional-grade Innova scan tools in its sweepstakes promotion for automotive service businesses using the Epicor Integrated Service Estimator (ISE) solution.


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BASF Automotive Refinish has expanded its support, commitment and distribution footprint with the addition of three new ColorSource, single-line distributors.
Miller Electric Mfg. Co., a leading worldwide manufacturer of arc welding equipment, is expanding its ClearLight Lens Technology to all digital welding helmets.
Miller Electric
PPG is developing a broad portfolio of coatings to improve functionality and enable broad deployment of autonomous vehicles.
The company announced changes to its CCC Secure Share network (Secure Share), which leverages a cloud-based platform to enable the secure distribution of data between collision repairers and third-party application providers.
For many years, the use of infrared curing/drying equipment has been increasing. The 2 main benefits are the low running costs and the short curing times as compared to the convection oven/spray booth.
B-TEC Systems
The new breathing protection system consists of the supplied air respirator, SATA air vision 5000, and a belt unit, which allows for easy attachment of different add-on modules.
Service King Collision Repair Centers, one of the fastest growing brands of high-quality automotive repair service in the U.S., announced the organization has finalized a deal to partner with Airport Auto Body located in Aurora, Colo.
Service King Collision Repair Centers
Tracy presented "The Anatomy of a Lawsuit: The Crucial Details for the $42 Million Verdict," taking attendees through the step-by-step process of the lawsuit, in addition to leaving them with tips to bring back to their own shops to avoid b
ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a leading U.S. collision and auto glass repair company, has announced the addition of a new location in Parkesburg, PA, approximately 50 miles west of Philadelphia.

Aftermarket Business

Last year’s record-setting onslaught of natural disasters brought out the best of the aftermarket’s longstanding tradition of charitable giving as the industry rallied in support of its colleagues.
How many repairs are in the dead zone because they are waiting on a sublet vendor, the frame machine or mechanical work? This chaos can all be prevented through repair planning.
The Champion battery range includes 180 products across many applications. For automotive uses, the line offers coverage for 98 percent of vehicles in operation.
GMB North America hired Michael Lee as sales manager. He will be based out of the OE and aftermarket parts manufacturer’s headquarters in Dayton, N.J.
PurePower Technologies, a manufacturer of diesel fuel injectors and turbochargers for OEMs and the aftermarket, named Noel Ranka as its new chief sales and marketing officer.
FCP Euro is an online retailer of genuine, OE and OEM auto parts for European cars, specializing in Volkswagen, Audi, BMW, Volvo, Mercedes and Porsche parts.
One factor cited for the declining sales of U.S. exported automotive parts in Switzerland is the declining share of American vehicles in the Swiss market.
Barbara Henry will be responsible for managing all of the The Alliance Parts Warehouse's EDI, data and images, DocuWare implementation, as well as various other IT areas.
Marie Niewiroski, director of eBay Motors, answered questions from Aftermarket Business World about the site’s automotive-oriented offerings, including Virtual Tech and My Garage.
Abex, one of Federal-Mogul Motorparts' leading commercial vehicle brands, recently introduced a new series of premium brake rotors for the heavy-duty market.