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‘New-To-You’ Vehicle Upgrades

Skyrocketing new-car prices are driving accessory sales to record levels.

Inflation Dents DIY Spending, Crimps O’Reilly’s Q2 Sales

Second-quarter sales were up 6% to $3.7 billion.

Advance Auto Parts Introduces DIY Superfan ‘Ed Vance’

Vance represents the voice of an emerging segment of automobile enthusiasts.

Purolator Launches National Rebate Campaign

Between July 1 and Aug. 31, consumers can receive up to $15 after a mail-in rebate on up to three qualifying filters.

Will Surging Gas Prices Hurt The Aftermarket?

The jolt to miles driven – a key indicator for the aftermarket – remains to be seen.

NPD Group Bullish On Retail Aftermarket For 2022

However, the consumer-research firm sees mixed signals on the economic landscape.

Nathan Shipley
DIY Brake Jobs

With the right parts, tools and knowledge, brake jobs are doable for DIYers.

DIY Brake Job
Advance Q2 Sales Jump 6% As DIFM Business Rebounds

Overall, Advance saw year-over-year double-digit growth in its DIFM business, “and a slight decline” in its DIY sales.

O’Reilly: More Stimulus Checks Drive Q2 Sales Growth

As a third round of checks started going out in mid-March, “sales volumes accelerated meaningfully.”

AutoZone Sees 31% Surge In Q3 Sales, DIFM Business Rebounds

CEO Bill Rhodes said the same-store sales growth “was a record for any quarter since we became a publicly traded company in 1991.”

Autolite Launches Sweepstakes For Automotive DIYers

The “Home Garage Makeover” Sweepstakes runs from June 15 through Aug. 15.

Autolite Home Garage Makeover Sweepstakes
DIY Automotive Diagnostics

Working on cars isn’t like it used to be.

DIY Automotive Diagnostics