Global aftermarket

  • NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.) announces the appointment of Yoshitaka Narita, a managing officer of NGK Spark Plugs Co., LTD., to the position of president and chief executive officer of NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), Inc.
    Yoshitaka Narita
  • The Auto Care Association hosted eight companies on a trade mission to Lima, Peru, May 17-19, the first in a series of trade missions that will be organized as part of the Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) award from the U.S. Department of Commerce.
    Auto Care Association
  • Autopromotec, a specialized international exhibition of automotive equipment and aftermarket products that will be held at the Bologna Trade Fair Center May 24-28, 2017, disclosed the first figures related to 2017 pre-registrations.
  • Global aftermarket collective Nexus Automotive International has extended its reach into North America with the announcement of three new members, including the Automotive Distribution Network, truck parts network VIPAR Heavy Duty, and Automotive Parts Associates (APA).
    Brian Albright
  • ACDelco is marking its centennial several ways: by honoring its top Professional Service Center stores; giving 100 scholarships to future technicians attending GM Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP) college programs; and helping families in need during Day of Service events throughout the country.
  • With three Middle East countries being among the top 10 richest countries in the world, there is a slew of affluent consumers who want to customize their luxury vehicles. They are only limited by their money and imagination, both of which have no shortage.
    Larry Silvey
  • The Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS) has established a Strategic Partners program, which will provide added benefits to brands to make the advantages of joining the show more valuable.

    Capas Chengdu
  • Saudi Arabia is building an attractive environment for foreign companies to invest in the automotive sector. Already the leader in automotive sales and the largest importer of vehicles in the region, it intends to continue to grow by having affluent consumers and offering liberal incentives to investors.
    Larry Silvey