Global aftermarket

  • MANN+HUMMEL today announced that it has finalized its acquisition of the global filtration operations of Affinia Group, manufacturer of the WIX and FILTRON brand of filters.
  • Air Filtration Co. Inc. has become an authorized importer and master distributor of Speritex 6/65 HT diffusion media for North America (excluding California). Media should be in stock at the company's Corydon, Iowa facility and ready for sale in May 2016.
    Air Filtration Company
  • Jennings Motor Group, based in Northeast England, operates multiple Ford, Kia, Mazda and SEAT dealerships. The company uses a long-established apprenticeship program to provide opportunities for students in the region to work at its dealerships in service, sales and other divisions.
    Julia Bradford
  • The GCC automotive aftermarket is growing and motorists have to decide which aftermarket – dealers or independent service providers – they will patronize. EY cites some crucial trends that both parties can use in pursuit of increasing their business.
    Larry Silvey
  • The Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS) will offer a new Commercial Vehicle Zone sector this year to accommodate an expanding demand in the commercial vehicle industry.
  • As a result of the acquisition of TRW, ZF has substantially increased group sales, with ZF TRW as the fifth division contributing €8.9 billion to growth since the acquisition on May 15, 2015. In addition, the group's regional distribution of sales is now also more balanced.
    ZF TRW
  • GPC Asia Pacific, the company's wholly owned automotive distribution company based in Melbourne, Australia, completed the acquisition of Covs Parts Pty Ltd. from its parent company, Automotive Holdings Group.
    Genuine Parts Company
  • The value of aftermarket parts sales within Saudi Arabia is estimated at $3.8 billion. The aftermarket growth rate is expected to be 7.7 percent. It is the strong growth in both vehicle sales and the aftermarket that is leading the drive to greater efficiency and reducing overall energy consumption.