Some 3,600 suppliers and customers representing the remanufactured auto parts industry will be assembling at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre in The Netherlands for the June 23-25 ReMaTec 2019 exhibition.
Two supplier partners of the Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) were honored at The Group’s recent national meeting. KYB was chosen by members as the Co-Man Vendor of the Year and Autolite was recognized as Co-Man Vendor of the Year for Order Fill.
Cambridge, Mass.-based PartsTech has built an electronic catalog that is intuitive to help improve the parts ordering process, make price and performance comparisons easier and returns simpler, all increasing the accuracy and efficiency of the repair.
Thanks to a strategic partnership developed between the two companies over the past year, shop owners can now offer customers the ability to pay repair bills from the convenience of their mobile phones.
Ben Johnson, director of product management for Mitchell 1, participated in a discussion titled, “How Can Suppliers Help the Repair Community Service ADAS?,” during the AASA Technology Council (ATC) spring meeting, held April 4 in Dearborn, Michigan.
Standard Motor Products, Inc. tapped TFI Envision, Inc. again to help facilitate their 2019 Intermotor ‘Import Leader’ Automotive Scholarship Competition, which will present four deserving students with a $5,000 scholarship each.
DENSO announced it will invest approximately 180 billion yen (US$1.6 billion) over the next three years – from FY2018 to late FY2020 – to support its aggressive development and production of electrified automotive products, systems and technologies.
While it’s possible that elements of this long-sought trilateral trade deal could change as negotiations continue and industry reviews of the details remain ongoing, automotive executives are cautiously optimistic that the pending U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement will ultimately be beneficial to the automotive sector.
Continental recently broke ground in Sumter, South Carolina with the addition of a new building to its approximately 2 million-square-foot tire manufacturing facility to produce ContiSeal and ContiSilent tires.