The Board of Directors of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) presented President and CEO Steve Handschuh with the association’s highest honor, the MEMA Triangle Award, at its meeting in Southfield, Mich., on Nov. 28.
Nearly two years ago now, a page turned and a very significant new chapter began for oil in the United States. New, better-quality, more technologically advanced engine oil hit the market, promising fleets and trucking companies multiple benefits. So far, though, many have chosen not to change the status quo.
The Automotive Distribution Network has continued its annual donation to the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation (AACF). The foundation helps put food on the table and provides shelter and other basic necessities for automotive aftermarket businesses and their families until they can get back on their feet.
Preparing for the debut as Vietnam's first major domestic automaker, Vinfast CEO James DeLuca is a 37-year veteran of the international automotive industry, having previously served as executive vice president of global manufacturing operations at General Motors.
A recent Wall Street Journal article detailed the opportunity for OEMs to monetize the data produced by drivers and cites a McKinsey and Co. study that estimates the value of data monetization to exceed $750 billion by the year 2030.
eBay’s new sponsorship of the technical forum connects iATN’s professional technicians with eBay Motors, giving them direct access to one of the world’s largest marketplaces for buying and selling all things automotive, including access to over 80 million automotive parts and accessories listings.
Western Digital’s Martin Booth, director of marketing for automotive and industrial solutions, discussed the role of data technology as it evolves from today’s connected cars to future autonomous vehicles.
The trend of buying aftermarket products online is increasing at a growth rate of three times more than the total aftermarket (excluding tires and accessories), and the auto care industry must adapt and evolve in order to win on the online superhighway.
Aftermarket Analytics in Pueblo, Colo., launched its Inventory Analyst tool – a web-based software to help aftermarket companies improve inventory planning. Company CEO Justin Holman discussed the new product with us.
Bosch Automotive Aftermarket announcedy the release of software version 3.4, adding new coverage and tests for Asian, European and Domestic vehicles for the Bosch ADS 325 and ADS 625 diagnostic tools in North America.