Aftermarket Business

Eastern Warehouse Distributors and Parts Authority announced their asset purchase of the 11 National Parts Supply locations in Central New Jersey. 
Over 3,000 service technicians, parts store owners and other automotive aftermarket professionals attended the Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper Tech Expo event in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Friday, February 8 and Saturday February 9, 2019.
The U.S. automotive aftermarket industry grew its retail sales by 2.5 percent in 2018, according to The NPD Group.
Bill Long
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), the leading trade association focused on advancing the fast-changing mobility industry, has named William (Bill) Long as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.
In response to the heavy-handed changes to California Assembly Bill 1824, and in defense of their loyal enthusiast consumer-base, several top brands in the performance automotive aftermarket have banded together.
The 2019 Latin Tyre Expo & Latin Auto Parts Expo in Panama will have a change of venue and split show dates, as a result of delays in construction of the new Amador Convention Center, according to show organizers.
University of the Aftermarket Foundation
The University of the Aftermarket Foundation is accepting applications for automotive scholarships at its Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Central website.
Warehouse Distributors working under the umbrella of the Automotive Distribution Network recently awarded technicians with a chance to improve their skills in automotive HVAC systems during Standard ProTraining’s hands-on, two-day Air Condition
James Schwyn, CTO of Valeo North America, discussed Valeo's Smart Cocoon platform, a personalization system that can adjust the climate of the vehicle interior based on driver biometrics.
Automechanika Birmingham
Automechanika Birmingham has announced that visitor registration is now open, enabling visitors to sign up and take advantage of a number of new offers and initiatives available at this year’s show, taking place from June 4-6.

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