Aftermarket Business

The Auto Care Association announced Jim Smith as the senior director of technology standards and solutions and the new liaison to the association's Technology Standards committee.    
HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA appointed Mr. Fred Snow as President of HELLA Automotive Sales, Incorporated in addition to his functions as head of aftermarket sales with effect from March 1, 2019.
pep boys
Pep Boys, an Icahn Automotive Group company, today announced the winners of its annual Pep Boys ‘Tech of the Year’ award.
At the GCommerce annual kick-off meeting and awards banquet, the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance was recognized for its critical partnership with GCommerce and was inducted as the inaugural customer in the GCommerce Hall of Fame.
Carparts Distribution
Carparts Distribution Center, an Auto Value affiliate of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc., has acquired Motor Supply Company.
Federated Auto Parts
Jim Zhang, founder, chairman and CEO of Friction One, has been inducted into the Federated Auto Parts Vendor Hall of Fame.
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.
4 wheel 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.
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.
The registration deadline for companies interested in joining the Auto Care Association's trade mission to Colombia has been extended to April 30.

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