Articles: News
The Network Launches New Website For Auto Pride Division
The enhanced, easy-to-navigate Auto Pride site contains money-saving offers and credit applications for consumers as well as e-catalogs featuring parts, tools and equipment to ensure easy, accurate ordering for jobbers and service dealers, The Networ... More

CARDONE Industries Appoints Terry McCormack Executive Chairman Of The Board
McCormack succeeds Michael Cardone Jr., who will continue as director and owner, and also will become chief strategy officer. More

Jimmie Johnson Crew Chief Chad Knaus Wins MOOG 'Problem Solver' Award At Darlington
One of professional racing's most prestigious weekly honors, the MOOG Problem Solver of the Race Award is presented following each NASCAR Sprint Cup event to the crew chief whose car has posted the greatest improvement in average lap time while finis... More

'Trust the Pros BENEFITS' Promotion Rewards Sales Of Monroe Brake Products
Designed to drive traffic to Monroe Brakes trade partner locations, the Monroe Brakes brand also has two consumer promotions running concurrently with this incentive that reward consumers with up to a $30 prepaid card for Monroe Brakes product instal... More

FRAM Filtration And Brian Deegan Launch X Games Austin Sweepstakes
One lucky fan will hang with Brian Deegan at the inaugural X Games Austin. More
The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) is rebranding itself as the Auto Care Association, and desires to change "aftermarket" to "auto care" to better represent what our industry really represents. Your take?

Articles: Tech Topics
Take Charge Of A/C
In the years ahead, a new refrigerant called HFO-1234yf will gradually replace R-134a in new vehicles. More

When Selling Hoses, Always Consult Cataloging For Recommendations
To withstand extreme temperatures, most modern coolant hoses are now made from ethylene propylene (EPDM rubber, which can endure operating temperatures ranging from -40 to +275 degrees F. More

Air And Oil Filter Change Intervals Depend On Use
Back in the day when most motorists changed their oil every 3,000 miles or three months, and engines were equipped with quart-sized filters, some penny pinchers only replaced their oil filters at every other oil change. More
New Torque Tools From Dill Air Controls Make TPMS Installation Easier
Dill 4065 contains two pre-set Torque Tools and is a stand-alone kit for the shop that already has a basic TPMS installation toolkit. More

GMB Releases New U-Joint For 2007-2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
GMB Universal Joints feature lubri-groove design for higher grease flow, and provide proven durability under the harshest road conditions, the company... More

MOOG Coverage Expanded With Dozens Of New Parts For Foreign Nameplate And Domestic Models
New MOOG parts now available through leading distributors include 14 R-Series control arm assemblies, five tie rod ends, three complete strut assembli... More
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Articles: Operations
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

Raymond Guffey III, The 2013 Counter Professional Of The Year
Raymond Guffey III becomes Counterman's 28th Counter Professional of the Year, sponsored by Affinia Group Inc., Raybestos Chassis and WIX Filters. More

You Gotta Want It
Napolean Hill's "Think and Grow Rich" is as relevant today as it was nearly 70 years ago. More

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