1:51 p.m. – The University of the Aftermarket Foundation is now accepting applications for automotive scholarships at its Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Central website at www.automotivescholarships.com. The application deadline is March 31, 2017.
1:38 p.m. – AmeriBRAKES, FDP Friction, GNS Water Pump, NSK, RNBC North America, STP, and United Motor Products join ShowMeTheParts.
1:30 p.m. – Uni-Select Inc. (TSX:UNS) will hold a conference call between Management and financial analysts to discuss its 2016 fourth quarter results. The conference call will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 8 a.m. Eastern and can be accessed by phone and webcast. To participate in the conference by phone: Phone number: 1 866 696-5910 Access code: 9180682
1 p.m. – VIDEO: Brake & Front End Editor Andrew Markel discusses the importance of proper lubrication on brake pads, including not using too much and correct placement.
11:30 a.m. – Amazon’s next frontier to conquer? Auto parts. The New York Post reports on this development and interviews Steve Handschuh, chief executive of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA).
11:15 a.m. – Ford is launching a new brand called Omnicraft to sell parts to Ford dealers and independent repair shops to fix competitors’ vehicles, Reuters reports.
11 a.m. – Bennett Auto Supply recognizes Mevotech.
10:50 a.m. – MEMA President and CEO Steve Handschuh to release new US jobs numbers At DC Auto Show.
10:40 a.m. – Auto Care Association launches new advocacy website.
9 a.m. – Donny Seyfer reports: CES 2017: Artificial Intelligence Hits the Road.
8:30 a.m. – The Automotive Service Association’s (ASA) popular “How’s Your Business?” survey for 2016 is now available online.