Motor Age

Advanced Tire & Auto Center has changed its name to Advanced ADAS Calibration Centers (AACC) in a move that reflects its growing focus on the next-generation technologies known as Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, or ADAS.
Three auto repair shows have claimed top honors in ASA’s “Best Waiting Area” contest.
The first in a series of videos has been posted to the MAHLE Aftermarket North America YouTube Channel documenting the custom build of an 1,100-HP Dodge Challenger at Petty’s Garage, the grand prize in the 2019 MAHLE “Drive with the Origi
DRIVE has announced that Chris Chesney will deliver the keynote speech at its September EXPO WEST. With over 40 years of experience, Mr. Chesney is recognized as a preeminent leader in the automotive service industry.
Arnott, the industry leader in aftermarket air suspension products, has introduced new rear shocks for the 2003-2012 Range Rover without VDS and 2003-2009 Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the 2005-2011 CLS-Class models without ADS.
Stowe Cargo Systems, the industry leader in integrated cargo management solutions for truck beds, will release the Stowe Cargo Systems Strong Box.
Stowe Cargo
The new WORX 20V, Power Share, 3 in. Mini Cutter combines power, portability and versatility.
Worx Mini Cutter
If looking for an exceptional industry training opportunity coupled with fun and entertainment, you are going to have to go south.
The Auto Care Association today released the newest edition of its award-winning and industry-leading online publication, the Auto Care Factbook 2020 and the Auto Care Factbook Plus Lang Annual 2020.
Auto Care Association
Hot Shot’s Secret, manufacturer of a full line of performance fuel and oil additives for fleet and high performance race vehicles, now provides a full synthetic 15W-40 engine oil in their Green Diamond Fleet line of diesel oils.
Hot Shot's Secret


Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes has expanded its premium clearcoat offering with a new North American compliant formula that delivers the same production and profit-driven success in the shop as its bestselling Dynamic Clearcoat – CC200.
PPG announced that it has expanded its PPG ONECHOICE UV primer system to include a handheld ultraviolet (UV) LED cure light to provide a speedier solution.
Roberlo is launching the new Kronox 620 2:1 clear coat, which demonstrates its continuing commitment to highly productive processes, thanks to its fast drying speed combined with high finish levels and an extremely easy application.
Electronic Claims Services (ECS) has renewed its commitment to CIECA and the CIECA standards.
Global certifier NSF International announced it will discontinue its Automotive Parts Certification program and affiliated automotive certification and registration programs at the end of September.
NSF International
In an effort to better serve their classic auto enthusiast customers, United Pacific Industries has introduced an all-new online shopping website:
BASF refinish customers A-1 Toyota and Balise Collision were both recently named as 2018 Shops of the Year by Toyota Certified Collision Centers (TCCC).
Pro Spot announces a new team member to their European division. We are excited to welcome Frank Kirmis as our new Director of Sales and OEM Relationships for Europe and Asia.
Frank Kirmis
On June 11, the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey hosted its eighth annual Race Night at RPM Raceway in Jersey City.
Plans for the third annual HD Repair Forum have been confirmed. The 2020 event is scheduled for March 24-25 at The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel.

Aftermarket Business

This year’s ReMaTec brought reman recognition to a whole new level.
BOLT Lock has just introduced the company's new Digital Marketing Coordinator, Crystal Wiken, to the company's marketing team.
Crystal Wiken
Power Heavy Duty recently added Super Truck Center, Inc. to its distributor network.
Power Heavy Duty
Dayco has announced the appointment of Mike McTeer as vice president of sales and marketing for the US aftermarket. In this role, Mike will be accountable for all aspects of Dayco sales and marketing strategy within the United States.
Automotive Parts Associates (APA) has awarded four scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year to the children or employees of APA shareholders.
Classic Industries, the leader in quality restoration parts and accessories worldwide, today released new OER reproduction inner and outer tail lamp lenses for 1971 Charger and Charger Super Bee models (except R/T).
Penray, Inc. has introduced its new Professional Contact Cleaner for precision removal of harmful deposits and debris from electronic components. This Professional Contact Cleaner, p/n 7017, provides powerful cleaning action for sensitive equipment.
AutoNation, Inc., America's largest automotive retailer with more than 325 locations from coast to coast, announced the company plans to recruit and hire more than 500 service technicians to fill positions in its service and collision centers.
Jasper Engines & Transmissions is pleased to announce the availability of ZF Automatic Transmissions for BMW passenger car, and SUV, applications.
The Auto Care Association hosted a delegation of automotive aftermarket companies on a trade mission to Bogota, Colombia, June 5-6 to develop and expand business opportunities in the market.