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Bosch announced today that its aftermarket diagnostic scan tools are certified by FCA U.S. to access the Secure Gateway Module (SGW) on many 2018 and newer FCA vehicles.
Bosch
What happens when the belt drive is no longer attached to the crankshaft, as in an electric vehicle? What components take the place of the alternator, and what does that mean for workshops?
MAHLE
Rancho performance suspension and shocks has released an innovative, off-road tested Rancho 3-in. Jeep Gladiator X-Lander RS3 performance suspension system.
Rancho
Arnott, the industry leader in aftermarket air suspension products, has introduced a new premium air suspension shock for the rear of the 2004-2010 Infiniti QX56 (JA60) and Nissan Armada (WA60).
Arnott
Endeavor Business Media — the publisher of vehicle services publications including PTEN — has acquired Informa's Automotive Group, comprised of Motor Age, ABRN and Aftermarket Business World.
Endeavor Business Media
Dana has launched the Sprinter platform driveshaft and engine gaskets.
Dana
The annual Automotive Communications Awards are given to companies and agencies that produce outstanding communications collateral that informs the public with remarkable advertising, marketing and public relations.
WIX
Purolator has earned three Automotive Communication Awards from Women in Auto Care (WiAC), a community of the Auto Care Association. Winners were announced yesterday at AAPEX 2019.
Purolator
ADVICS, the leader in advanced braking technology for Asian and domestic vehicles, has launched a new branding campaign and website for the North American aftermarket at AAPEX 2019.
ADVICS
Dana Incorporated announced today that it will be offering Ultimate Dana 60 Bracketless axles, which remove the mounting brackets, allowing for smoother installation into virtually any application.
Dana

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Twenty-five individuals representing steel producing companies and automakers were recognized Nov. 5 at an awards ceremony sponsored by Auto/Steel Partnership (A/SP).
Auto/Steel Partnership
This Holiday Season, Equalizer® is launching their Tools for Techs program to go along with their donation to Toys for Tots, to gift a Tech with some extra Christmas cheer.
Equalizer
The “Insurer Report Card” asks collision repairers to grade each insurer based on how well each carriers' policies and practices ensure quality repairs and customer service.
CRASH Network
Lincoln Electric® has taken the next evolutionary step in POWER MIG welding technology with the introduction of the POWER MIG 360MP welder.
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The Collision Industry Foundation (CIF) is proud to announce that the first-ever CIF Distinguished Service Award was presented to long-time Board member, Bill Shaw, at the SEMA Red Carpet awards breakfast on November 6, 2019.
CIF
The I-CAR Board of Directors (Board) announced details of its modernized Governance model, which is designed to provide a stronger, more robust and modern framework for strategically leading I-CAR into the future with continued relevancy and responsi
I-CAR
Mitchell’s XR (extended reality) smart glasses are currently undergoing proof-of-concept testing with several collision repair shops in North America, and they’re designed to access the resources needed for a proper and safe repair as the
Mitchell
Maaco Collision Repair and Auto Painting is a welcoming place for veterans and those preparing to transition to civilian life and interested in becoming business owners.
Maaco
In its 30th anniversary year, CARSTAR is proud to celebrate the 30 vehicles it has donated to veterans as part of its partnership with the National Auto Body Council Recycled Rides program for veterans.
CARSTAR
Blucrom is the result of a commitment to efficiency, the environment, versatility and, above all, color precision.
Blucrom

Aftermarket Business

At the CAWA 2019 annual dinner gala, held in conjunction with Industry Week in Las Vegas earlier this month, Tom Seboldt of Seboldt Consulting Services was installed as the Association’s 2020 Chair of the Board.
CAWA
Pep Boys, a leading U.S. automotive service provider, continues to enhance its national network with the opening of a relocated Service and Tire Center in Lodi, N.J.
Pep Boys
Epicor Software Corporation unveiled a portfolio of automated widgets designed to help aftermarket parts distributors and service providers increase revenue by automating the delivery of vital product, application, account and other intelligence at t
Epicor
One of the latest product innovations from Cloyes, its Variable Valve Timing (VVT) Chain Kits, earned the Best New Product Award in the Hard Parts category of the New Product Showcase at AAPEX 2019.
Cloyes
In order to support distressed professionals in the automotive aftermarket industry and their families, Automotive Parts Associates, Inc., (APA) made a charitable contribution to the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation (AACF).
Automotive Parts Association
University of the Aftermarket Foundation Chairman Bob Egan, MAAP, recognized Richard and Lisa Beirne, BBB Industries LLC and Sanel NAPA/The Segal Family as new lifetime trustees.
University of the Aftermarket Foundation
PartsTech Inc, an automotive e-commerce company headquartered in Cambridge, MA, awarded its first-ever Digital Innovation Award to NAPA Auto Parts for their continued excellence in B2B automotive parts e-commerce.
partstech
Halogen headlight bulbs actually dim over time – up to 20-30 percent. That’s a safety concern.
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Akebono Brake Corporation has been awarded 2019 “Best Overall Import Aftermarket Product Line,” for Akebono EURO® Ultra-Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pads by the Import Vehicle Community, Product and Marketing Awards held at AAPEX in Las
Akebono
Throughout the promotion, customers saved on A/C service and check engine light related repairs.
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