Autopromotec will be held in odd-numbered years and Automechanika will be held in even-numbered years.
For those who can’t attend the in-person event, there will be “new opportunities to network digitally.”
Leaders from international suppliers including Bosch, ContiTech, Delphi, Schaeffler and ZF took part in the web talk.
Business and technology leaders representing several dozen manufacturers and distributors attended the event.
Co-organized by the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) and Messe Frankfurt, the summit is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 29, in Shanghai.
Unless OEMs agree to share the treasure trove of maintenance and operational data that connected vehicles generate, independent shops could find themselves at a competitive disadvantage.
This year alone, the lubricant specialist has won seven readers’ choice awards, including those of the largest German automotive magazines.
The MEYLE-HD slotted bushing kit enables technicians to replace defective bushings on the BMW rear control arm separately in pairs, rather than replacing the entire control arm.
An acoustic camera, an augmented-reality training tool and an air-conditioning system that works without chemical refrigerants were among the winners of the 2018 Automechanika Innovation Awards.
The TrakMotive brand of aftermarket products includes automotive CV axles, ATV/UTV CV axles, window regulators and drive shafts.
APRA Joins With Automechanika Shanghai, China Recycling Remanufacture Association To Organize International Remanufacturing Forum In Shanghai
“This is a win-win for both organizers as we both work toward encouraging more remanufacturing in China for that country’s own growing demands for environmentally friendly and reasonably priced products,” said APRA President Bill Gager. SHANGHAI — The Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association (APRA) has joined with Automechanika Shanghai and China Recycling Remanufacture Association as the