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Jasper Engines & Transmissions was named as one of America’s Best Midsize Employers for 2019 by Forbes magazine.  It’s the second consecutive year JASPER has been named to this prestigious list.
Jasper Engines & Transmissions
NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), Inc. is excited to announce the addition of Brian Lesiewicz as General Manager of Traditional Sales and the realignment of Beth Skove to General Manager of Marketing.
NGK Spark Plugs
ASA is asking Louisiana repairers and vehicle owners to urge their state representatives to oppose legislation aimed at eliminating that state’s premier vehicle safety inspection program.
ASA
MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. recently awarded Robert Lewis, a technician from Lakeland, Florida, with the Grand Prize of the “MAHLExRTR” Social Media Promotion. Lewis received a trip to the first round of the 2019 Formula Drift championship at
MAHLE
CRP Automotive has completed the 100th episode of its informational Inside The Brands educational video series, which was developed as an informational and technical resource for professional automotive technicians. The new video is set to launch on
CRP Automotive
Brembo, the acknowledged world leader in braking technology, has added increased vehicle overage of its Xtra brake rotors and Low Met brake pads.
Brembo
Thanks to a new polymer coating, MAHLE is extending the service life of bearings by reducing friction and increasing seizure resistance while simultaneously improving the boundary lubrication properties.
MAHLE
As employer demand soars for skilled transportation technicians, Universal Technical Institute (UTI) invites students from across the country to take an exclusive, first-hand look at the extensive opportunities available in this high-tech industry.
Universal Technical Institute
B2B Automotive is proud to announce that Spring McCann will be joining our team as our new Director of Operations.
Spring McCann
At the 2019 Shanghai international auto show, Valeo is revealing its latest technological innovations, which are at the epicenter of the revolutions shaping mobility.

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While there are many considerations for ADAS calibrations, there are two primary physical considerations that are the largest constraints in a repair facility.
Will Latuff
The I-CAR Board of Directors announced innovations to the organization’s Governance Model that will provide a stronger, more robust and modern framework for leading I-CAR into the future with continued relevancy and responsiveness.
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Consumer privacy rights just got a lot more serious in California, with at least several other states looking to follow suit — so shop owners need to step up for the protection of their customers, their employees and their businesses as a whole
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Hard as is to believe, collision shop owners may soon be thanking government for reviving an outdated regulation. Some shop owners can now achieve valuable manufacturer certification while others will struggle to distinguish between certified and non
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AirPro Diagnostics announced today that it has filed for patent protection on a revolutionary new product which brings Cognitive Augmented Reality (C.A.R.) to present digitized calibration targets to vehicles requiring ADAS calibrations.
AirPro Diagnostics
Service King Collision Repair Centers, one of the nation’s most trusted providers of high-quality collision automotive repair service, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Hutchens as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective imme
Service King
When Nick Patel came to America from India at the age of 18, he began working at his brother-in-law’s Maaco shop. Soon afterward, at 22, he became a franchise owner himself.
Maaco
CARSTAR is planting trees in both its Canadian and U.S. head office locations, Hamilton, Ontario and Charlotte, North Carolina.
CARSTAR
On April 12, two Paradise, CA, residents experienced a life-changing event – the presentation of vehicles to provide them reliable transportation following the massive wildfires that destroyed the region.
NABC
The Collision Industry Foundation (CIF) announced the election of Ann Gonzalez, Vice President, Strategic Development at I-CAR to the CIF Board of Trustees.
CIF

Aftermarket Business

Carparts Distribution Center, an Auto Value affiliate of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc., has acquired Motor Supply Company.
Carparts Distribution
Elgin Industries, a leading global manufacturer of engine and chassis components, has again earned Platinum Supplier status from the General Motors Customer Care and Aftersales organization.
Elgin
Jim Zhang, founder, chairman and CEO of Friction One, has been inducted into the Federated Auto Parts Vendor Hall of Fame.
Federated Auto Parts
4 Wheel Parts is proud to announce a partnership with the Ladies Offroad Network for their 2019 Trail Training Tour, a nationwide series of workshops aimed at teaching women beginner-to-advanced level skills in off-road repair and recovery.
4 wheel parts
Little Rock, Arkansas-based Crow-Burlingame – one of the largest Bumper-to-Bumper affiliates  – has appointed Fletcher Lord III as president of the family-owned company that marks its 100th anniversary this year.
Crow-Burlingame
TecAlliance celebrates 25 years of TecDoc Standard. This data standard was introduced in 1994 so as to create a uniform data format for collecting, publishing and distributing high-quality spare parts information.
TecAlliance
Icahn Automotive Group LLC  announced Pep Boys Fleet, a program which puts a renewed focus on automotive service designed to better meet the needs of today’s growing fleets.
pep boys
As part of the American Heart Association’s National Walking Day on April 3, Sheehy Auto Stores dealerships in Washington, DC, Baltimore, M.D. and Richmond, VA, collectively clocked 656,006 steps in 12 hours as part of the company’s corpo
Zubie, a leading connected-car company, today announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with car care technology-start-up CarAdvise to launch Zubie Smart Maintenance, a program designed to give small and mid-sized fleets a simple way to manage their
Zubie
As director of product management at MANN+HUMMEL, Donald Chilton oversees a vehicle filtration category valued at more than $800 million — covering filter releases from WIX, MANN, Purolator, NAPA along with numerous private label brands.
Donald Chilton