Articles: News
See All-In-One Stop Leak From Bar's Leaks At AAPEX
One Seal Stop Leak's multipurpose formula is compatible with all engine, transmission and power steering fluids, and works in gasoline, diesel and turbo engines, the company says. More

Auto Care Association Releases 2014 Digital Collision Repair Trends Report
The report highlights the size and scope of the U.S. collision industry, including the paint, body and equipment (PBE) segment, with a brief analysis of the Canadian collision industry. More

Nelson Piquet Jr. To Keynote 'Night of Excellence' Dinner During AWDA
Program includes announcement of three awards supporting automotive excellence. More

ANCO Returns As Official Wiper Blade Of The National Hockey League
The brand's 'The Right Blades Matter' message to continue promoting importance of proper visibility among millions of hockey fans. More

Federal-Mogul Powertrain Expands Manufacturing Footprint In China
Company opens new state-of-the-art systems protection facility in Changshu; will supply products for automotive, high-speed rail and aviation sectors. More
Does your store or warehouse plan to reduce employee hours in light of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)?
Yes - 68%
No - 11%
Unsure/Haven't heard - 20%
Articles: Tech Topics
The Science Of Drive Shaft Repair
During the early years of the automobile, automotive engineers were confronted with the problem of transmitting power from a fixed position at the transmission to the rear axle, which is traveling through a vertical plane. More

Offer Your Customers A Premium Oil Filter
Believe it or not, smaller particles cause more engine bearing wear than larger particles. Most wear is caused by particles in the 5 to 20 micron size range because that's the minimum oil film clearance between many bearings and their journals. More

Rack And Pinion Unit Repairs
The function of any steering gear is to transform the circular motion of the steering wheel into the linear motion needed to steer the front wheels right and left. More
TRICO Force Wiper Blade Now Offers Four New Part Numbers
The 25-251, 25-281 and 25-291 parts numbers are unique blades designed to fit vehicles with opposed wipe systems and specialty beam wiper arms, includ... More

Streamlight Introduces The Double Clutch USB Low-Profile LED Headlamp
The new light features both spot and flood beams - for either distance or close-up lighting needs - and provides high- and low-intensity settings for ... More

ACDelco Adds New GM OE Emissions Parts
The additional part numbers cover tens of millions of model year 1982 through model year 2015 cars, trucks and crossovers from current GM brands Chevr... More
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Articles: Operations
Flash: We're Delivering Auto Parts Faster Than Pizza
Mandy Aguilar remembers the days of zero deliveries to customers. The "you want it, come and get it before I close the door" business mindset was the norm back then; but, it was doomed to cease, he writes. More

The Philosophy Of Problem-Solving
In developing the problem statement, we provide a precise and, most importantly, measurable description of the current state based on factual evidence that is free of opinion. More

If You're Sitting, Try Standing. If Standing, Do The Reverse.
I recently got a standing desk at work to alleviate almost-constant sitting at my desk. ("Standing desk" is almost a misnomer; it's more like a sitting/standing desk. I'll tell you why shortly.) More

An Interview With Henry Hippert Of Eastern Catalytic
Counterman recently asked Henry Hippert, executive sales director of Eastern Catalytic, to bring readers up to speed on rules and regulations regarding catalytic converters. More

The Mad Rush To Secure Mobile Apps In The Automotive Aftermarket
A detailed search of Apple's iOS app store for the term "auto parts" now yields more than 250 apps available for download for both iPhones and iPads. More

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