Amid all the hardships associated with Hurricane Florence and the devastating floods that followed in North and South Carolina, people within the aftermarket have been stepping up to render aid for their afflicted industry colleagues.
Parts Plus Top Fuel driver Clay Millican recently instructed Mid-South teens on driver-safety techniques during a series of four-hour classes hosted by B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe) at Memphis International Raceway.
The major objectives of the aftermarket catalog exchange standard (ACES) were to eliminate the need for paper catalogs and to get updates and new applications distributed faster and at lower cost. Job well done – sort of.
Welcoming its newest partner Universal Technical Institute, Interstate Batteries will provide the latest technology and curriculum support to help students excel in their education, as well as increase awareness of the opportunities available in the automotive industry.
OptiCat, in conjunction with TecAlliance, announces the availability of a new, Global Vehicle Table (GVT), that provides detailed information on over 60 vehicle attributes, or ”vehicle criterion”, for over 140 countries around the globe.
Epicor Software Corporation announced that automotive service businesses using the Epicor Integrated Service Estimator and Epicor Parts Network B2B eStore solutions will have access to vehicle-specific parts replacement intelligence to help guide inspections and ensure a more consultative customer service experience.
Carter Fuel Systems, a leading manufacturer of complete fuel system solutions, announced the introduction of 11 new part numbers, including five fuel pump module assemblies, three fuel pump tank seals, two direct injection high pressure fuel pumps and an electric fuel pump.
As more automakers plan for using over-the-air (OTA) software updates to improve vehicle performance and reduce the time and cost required to implement these updates at dealerships, concerns have risen about security and safety.
Mark Singer, director of marketing at Excelfore, spoke to us about the eSync platform and about his company’s plans to expand the use of the system in the automotive industry for vehicle fleet management.
Epicor Software Corporation introduced a comprehensive automotive service workflow solution that streamlines inspection, estimating, and repair processes for increased productivity and improved customer satisfaction.
The Auto Care Association is officially unveiling its Secure Vehicle Interface (SVI) at the upcoming Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), with live demonstrations of the new standardized technical design for providing secure access to in-vehicle networks by both vehicle owners and aftermarket service providers.