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SKF now offers the SKF Parts Xperience, a web-based training and rewards program designed to help automotive and truck technicians boost productivity and stay up-to-date on the latest vehicle technologies.
HUBB Filters announced the HUBB Swap Filter Exchange Program that enables a fleet to realize all the benefits of the HUBB reusable sustainable oil filter without the upfront investment.
ASA has announced that it will present a live broadcast of Carm Capriotto’s Town Hall Academy Live during its Annual Business Meeting & Conference, May 2-4 in Orlando, Fla. Each Friday at Noon Eastern, Capriotto hosts a live discussion on F
Dale E. Hopkins, Chief Information Officer at the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, was a keynote speaker at the Auto Care Association's Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN) Knowledge Exchange Conference in Fort Worth, Texas, April 15-1
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.
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.
After a vehicle has been involved in a collision, there may be hidden damage.    
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
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
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.


Regional support across the country amps up as CARSTAR prepares to propel franchise partners into new levels of profitability.
At the request of RDA, BASF’s Jeff Wildman, Manager OEM & Industry Relations, will present “The Increasing Influence of OEMs on the Collision Industry” to RDA members’ collision center customers through a GoTo webinar on M
Approximately 150 students from local area tech schools attended the event and visited with CARSTAR facility owners regarding present and future job opportunities. Students also competed in the CARSTAR Pit Stop Challenge, where they raced each other,
Finishing Brands and Owens Community College have teamed up to present Spray Finishing Technology Workshops. These three-day intensive training programs are scheduled for: September 12-14, 2018 in Toledo, Ohio.
Finishing Brands
Held at the Somerset County Vocational and Technical High School in Bridgewater, the event tested the students in a variety of areas including sheet metal, welding, plastic repair and estimating.
CARSTAR is teaming up with the National Auto Body Council (NABC) to promote safe driving throughout April, designated nationally as Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and all year long with the It Can Wait campaign.
It Can Wait
Hyundai vehicles are equipped with multiple electronic components and systems within each vehicle.
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.
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
Classic Industries, the recognized leader of automotive restoration and performance parts for classic GM, Mopar, and Ford, launched their new Mustang product line at
Classic Industries

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Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2018, the leading regional trade fair for Vietnam’s automotive service sector, will open its doors at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center in Vietnam from 25 – 27 April.
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.
ITW Professional Automotive Products introduces a newly updated Full Throttle® Performance Products brand of automotive aftermarket maintenance chemicals for professional installers and service providers.
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
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.
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. 
More than 350 international auto part manufacturers and distributors gather in Panama each year for the Latin Auto Parts Expo.
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.
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