As director of product management at MANN+HUMMEL, Donald Chilton oversees a vehicle filtration category valued at more than $800 million — covering filter releases from WIX, MANN, Purolator, NAPA along with numerous private label brands.
Some 3,600 suppliers and customers representing the remanufactured auto parts industry will be assembling at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre in The Netherlands for the June 23-25 ReMaTec 2019 exhibition.
While it’s possible that elements of this long-sought trilateral trade deal could change as negotiations continue and industry reviews of the details remain ongoing, automotive executives are cautiously optimistic that the pending U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement will ultimately be beneficial to the automotive sector.
“Our story is the American Dream,” according to Andy Zamora, describing how his father José arrived in the U.S. from Costa Rica at age 26 with a middle school education, $12 in his pocket and an unwavering vision of succeeding in his new homeland – a dream that became a reality when he and his wife Cathy established their first Zamora’s Auto Body location.
Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association's Chris Gardner recently announced AASA’s newest subgroup, the Mobility Technology Council (MTC), dedicated to advancing the business interests of suppliers of mobility technology applications for the aftermarket.