Stop-start (also known as “micro-hybrid”) technology is the latest effort by vehicle manufacturers to achieve the nearly 55 miles-per-gallon corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards expected by the EPA before the 2025 model year.
Five new members join in advising the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance on “street level” issues facing shop owners.
The “Find Your Next 20 Percent” initiative will include free, no-obligation business growth consultations scheduled in conjunction with the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), Nov. 1-3, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nev.
Denny Hamlin’s victory at Richmond International Raceway earns fourth contribution for the Denny Hamlin Foundation.
Attendees will experience valuable industry training, get a first look at new and exclusive tool launches and have access to more than $1.5 million dollars in cash and prizes being given away.
Since 1985, Counterman has honored the Counter Professional of the Year and we invite you to enter or nominate someone today. This is the 32nd year that Counterman magazine has named its Counter Professional of the Year.
Magnum Gaskets will enhance Dana’s sealing product offerings and complement the company’s Victor Reinz and Glaser global sealing brands, Dana said in a statement.
It’s a scientific fact: Jeans raise money. Brake Parts Inc has raised more than $175,000 for the United Way of Greater McHenry. Employees raised money several ways, including wearing jeans at work!
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Hanvey, who will assume responsibilities Dec. 1, brings more than 25 years of experience in the auto care industry and most recently as senior vice president of programs and member services at the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA).
There are a slew of automotive aftermarket companies, associations and groups on LinkedIn. We’re interested in seeing how many counter pros make use of LinkedIn.
More than 60 leaders representing warehouse distributors throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Honduras attended.
The Gold Lifetime Trustee designation is reserved for those donating $250,000 to $499,999 to the University of the Aftermarket Foundation. Federated joins the following organizations in this elite category of donors: Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA), Dayco Products, Gates Corp. and Tenneco Automotive.
Hamburg, Germany-based manufacturer MEYLE offers full-service kits containing all parts required for the timing belt change complemented by the corresponding water pump in MEYLE-ORIGINAL or MEYLE-HD quality.
The 2016 winners are: Chris Battershell, Federal-Mogul Motorparts; Chase Baxley, The Parts House; Megan Hastings, Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Inc.; and Olivia Newton, Standard Motor Products.
The Monroe Shockmobiles and the Monroe Brand Ambassadors completed hundreds of stops at consumer events, like baseball games, concerts and festivals, and customer visits at service provider locations and parts distributors.
The e-brief is full of information to help educate motorists to “Be Car Care Aware,” such as seasonal maintenance tips, auto care articles, social media content like #MaintenanceMondays, Car Care Month information and much more.
With nine 100-volt power outlets and four 2.1 amp USB ports, The GRID by Tech-Life allows users to plug in and store battery chargers for power tools, while charging up to four devices via USB ports, all at the same time.
The list gives member warehouse distributors a single reference for identifying sellers who violate MAP and unilateral pricing policies.
The Arnott Solenoid Valve Block is made from the highest-quality materials and is designed to meet or exceed the original equipment quality, the company says.
The switch to Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) and the associated fuel blends have brought a host of problems to fuel users and distributors. These include instability (black fuel/asphaltenes), filter plugging, equipment corrosion and cold weather operability problems.