automotive aftermarket

  • Jeff Nedwick is strategy director at the company’s Automotive Industry Solutions division, and he recently answered a series of questions from Aftermarket Business World about how Big Data can assist aftermarket businesses.
    Jeff Nedwick
  • In a series of moves likely to benefit inventors and vendors of cutting-edge automotive innovations, new Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo is implementing a heightened emphasis on developing advanced technologies while easing up somewhat on reaching what has been described as overly ambitious vehicle sales goals that have been over-extending the company’s existing engineering resources.
  • Sentinel Capital Partners announced its acquisition of Driven Performance Brands, a designer, manufacturer and marketer of specialty automotive aftermarket performance products for car and truck enthusiasts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


    Driven Performance Brands
  • This year, Multi Parts’ SPARK2015 plays host to 10 students, each of whom receive an all expense paid trip to the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, November 3-5, 2015.
    Multi Parts, MPS
  • RevolutionParts provides a platform that helps auto dealerships establish online parts stores. The company has processed $100 million in online parts sales. Andreas Ronneseth, CTO, spoke to Aftermarket Business World about making the transition to online sales.
    Andreas Ronneseth
  • Eastern Warehouse Distributors Inc., (dba Eastern Auto Parts Warehouse) today announced that Mike Odell has joined the company as President and Chief Operating Officer. Odell was previously President and CEO of The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack.
    Eastern Auto Parts Warehouse
  • Quaker State is giving consumers the chance to take home a 1972 Chevrolet C-10 along with $25,000 to customize the pick-up through the “Build The Car of Your Dreams” contest.
    Quaker State contest
  • Auto dealerships and OEMs will increasingly turn to digital car showrooms to reduce costs and increase sales. New types of stores and online showrooms like Audi City, BMW Brand and the new MINI Pop-Up stores represent the future of auto retailing, according to Frost & Sullivan.
    Brian Albright