Federal-Mogul Motorparts and China Automotive Import and Export Co. Ltd. (CAIEC), formed a joint venture, Federal-Mogul CAIEC Automotive Technology Services (Beijing) Co., Ltd., focused on automotive aftermarket vehicle repair business within China.
Representatives from MAHLE and the Intellectual Property Office of AAPEX management confiscated parts from numerous exhibitors at the recent AAPEX show in Las Vegas for claims that the parties infringed MAHLE’s trademarks and patents, and violated the AAPEX show rules.
As the Dan Gilley, president of RLO Training, recently answered a series of questions from Aftermarket Business World on how aftermarket business owners can best reach out to the millennial generation.
The worldwide millennial generation is surpassing the baby boomer population in numbers – and some 65 percent of them are indeed expressing interest in owning or leasing a vehicle, creating a vast international automotive sales and repair marketplace for decades to come.
Vehicle owners affected by the recent Volkswagen/Audi emission scandal may have a nasty surprise in store when they get their recall notices. Many of the potential fixes Volkswagen has outlined could impact acceleration, fuel economy, and even trunk space in the cars covered by the recall.
In response to the rapidly expanding Automechanika Shanghai, Asia’s largest trade fair for automotive parts, accessories, equipment and services, this year’s show, held December 2-5, 2015, will be newly located at the National Exhibition and Convention Center, Puxi, Shanghai.
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