Motor Age

With the new feature, a technician simply enters the license plate number of the vehicle requiring service and ProDemand automatically converts that to the VIN registered to that plate.
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Epicor Software announced the first two winners of professional-grade Innova scan tools in its sweepstakes promotion for automotive service businesses using the Epicor Integrated Service Estimator (ISE) solution.
Snap-on has introduced a host of new sockets for a productive New Year. From 1/4" to 1/2" drive; shallow, semi-deep to deep; impact to specialty; the range of new Snap-on sockets will help techs tackle the daily tasks to come in 2018.
Held at CREATE in the Arizona Science Center, the event showcased projects created by Phoenix’s Estrella Middle School students who participated in a unique,12-week after-school program called “CREATE U/TechForce Foundation Transportation
Each video shows automotive repair professionals how their diagnostic tools can be enhanced and expanded to maximize their diagnostic capabilities when they upgrade to the latest software.
The Automotive Service Association (ASA) will hold its next Annual Meeting & Conference May 2-6 at the Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort Hotel in Orlando, Fla.
This cutting-edge Xenon HID upgrade delivers a brilliant white light with a color temperature of up to 5000K. Designed as direct replacements for standard HID D2S and D2R bulbs, Philips Xenon CrystalVision ultra bulbs produce a beam that is noticeabl
Placement in the Franchise 500 is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry, as evidenced by the fact that Entrepreneur received more than 1,000 applications this year, making it one of the company’s most competitive rankings ever.
Matco Tools
Dorman was recognized as a Supplier of the Year by O’Reilly based on rapid expansion into new product categories and tireless pursuit of new product ideas.


PPG is developing a broad portfolio of coatings to improve functionality and enable broad deployment of autonomous vehicles.
Applications are now being accepted at for industry leaders to host a seminar at the 2018 SEMA Show taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada.
IBIS, the world’s leading collision repair conference, is heading for Germany in June 2018.
IBIS 2018
Tracy presented "The Anatomy of a Lawsuit: The Crucial Details for the $42 Million Verdict," taking attendees through the step-by-step process of the lawsuit, in addition to leaving them with tips to bring back to their own shops to avoid b
ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a leading U.S. collision and auto glass repair company, has announced the addition of a new location in Parkesburg, PA, approximately 50 miles west of Philadelphia.
For many years, the use of infrared curing/drying equipment has been increasing. The 2 main benefits are the low running costs and the short curing times as compared to the convection oven/spray booth.
B-TEC Systems
The new breathing protection system consists of the supplied air respirator, SATA air vision 5000, and a belt unit, which allows for easy attachment of different add-on modules.
Automotive collision repair industry experts Keith Risley and German Mejia will manage and grow NSF International’s automotive collision repair shop certification program
NSF International
2017 proved to be another strong year for I-CAR, continuing to build on the progress made since 2010 when the current Professional Development Program was announced.
The program is designed to more fully engage Insurers, OEMs, Service Providers and Suppliers in support of I-CAR’s vision and mission in recognition of the value I-CAR creates for the industry and their respective organizations, and in return o

Aftermarket Business

One factor cited for the declining sales of U.S. exported automotive parts in Switzerland is the declining share of American vehicles in the Swiss market.
FCP Euro is an online retailer of genuine, OE and OEM auto parts for European cars, specializing in Volkswagen, Audi, BMW, Volvo, Mercedes and Porsche parts.
Barbara Henry will be responsible for managing all of the The Alliance Parts Warehouse's EDI, data and images, DocuWare implementation, as well as various other IT areas.
Available on iOS and Android, the new app is designed to take the place of single-use apps for individual events, providing users with one app for all conferences, events and large meetings.
Abex, one of Federal-Mogul Motorparts' leading commercial vehicle brands, recently introduced a new series of premium brake rotors for the heavy-duty market.
Marie Niewiroski, director of eBay Motors, answered questions from Aftermarket Business World about the site’s automotive-oriented offerings, including Virtual Tech and My Garage.
Sanel Auto Parts recognized five partners at the 2017 Vendor Awards Ceremony in December. The “Automotive Supplier of the Year” was awarded to Standard Motor Products.
Repairing and maintaining agricultural equipment is a fertile field for qualified technicians and counter people. Agriculture’s requirements entail a broader set of skills that go beyond standard powertrain issues.
Steve Thorne, CEO of Eastern Warehouse Distributors, also known as Auto Parts Warehouse, has added a financial partner in The Jordan Company, a private equity firm.
The 58th annual KOI Auto Parts-Federated Cavalcade of Customs and Training Expo, held Jan. 5-7 in Cincinnati, set new records, according to Dave Wesselman, president of KOI Auto Parts.