Articles: News
Timken Launches New Training Material Resources For Automotive Technicians
Four training videos and several TechTips available at Timken Booth No. 3018 during AAPEX Show. More

Tenneco Investing In New Monroe Quick-Strut Assembly Capacity, Coverage To Meet Record Demand
Tenneco will add nearly 50 Quick-Strut part numbers in early 2015, expanding the line's coverage to more than 114 million late-model passenger cars, vans, light trucks and sport utility vehicles. More

A.J. Allmendinger Crew Chief Brian Burns Wins Weekly MOOG 'Problem Solver' Honors At Martinsville
Sponsored by Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp., the MOOG Problem Solver of the Race Award is presented to the crew chief whose car posts the greatest second-half improvement in average lap time while finishing on th... More

Team Allied Installs MAM Software's Autopart Solution
Founded in the 1960s, Team Allied, which has 17 warehouse locations in 11 states, decided to update its business management system to a modern platform to position the company for continued success. More

Arnott Introduces New Left Or Right Front Shock For 2001 To 2005 C5 Chassis Audi allroad quattro And A6
The shock, which Arnott recommends replacing in pairs, is in stock for immediate shipping and retails for $169. 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
CARDONE Releases 68 A1 CARDONE Reman Numbers
Company also releases 11 CARDONE Select new part numbers and eight CARDONE Service Plus numbers. More

Centric Parts Releases 2015 Brake Systems Catalog Covering 2010-'15 Vehicles
The up-to-the-minute catalog details the complete range of Centric Parts brake pads and shoes, rotors and drums, hydraulic cylinders, remanufactured l... More

ACDelco Adjusts Pricing On Certain Packaged Oil Products
To take advantage of this Option 2 pricing, accounts must order equal amounts of ACDelco and Exxon Mobil branded products. 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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