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MAHLE Service Solutions announced new partnerships with Gray and Noregon to strengthen its product portfolio of tools and equipment for the heavy duty aftermarket.
MAHLE Service Solutions broadens tool and equipment product offering for heavy duty aftermarket Las Vegas—MAHLE Service Solutions announced at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW), new partnerships with Gray and Noregon to strengthen its product portfolio of tools and equipment for the heavy duty...
The Berryman cleaner is specifically formulated for vehicles with more than 60,000 miles.
Berryman Automotive Products introduces new fuel system cleaner Arlington, Texas—Berryman Automotive Products introduced Berryman B-12 Chemtool High-MileEdge Fuel SystemCleaner. The 99-year-old company offers the High-MileEdge in a 15-ounce easy-pour metal can and is VOC compliant in all 50 states...
ChemSpec USA announced the launch of its new website, www.chemspecpaint.com.
The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Festivities for the centennial began at January’s 2017 NADA Convention and Expo in New Orleans. “NADA’s 100th mission for 100 years has been to represent local dealerships and our customers in...
New BAR Windshield replacement regulations took effect Jan. 1.  The regulations were passed in order to deal with problems associated with consumers injured in accidents (ejected through the vehicle windshield) due to improper installation.    The regulation requires all repair shops that install...
Centric Parts received the Outstanding Shipping Performance award from the Alliance.
CDS, the makers of the asTech scanning diagnostic device, announced the addition of Denise Caspersen and Jose Jacob to the offices of project manager and senior recruiter, respectively. Caspersen, formerly with National Autobody Parts Warehouse, Inc. and ASA, has experience working on automotive...
Sacramento, Calif.—The California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA) reported that while statewide new vehicle registration growth slowed during the third quarter of 2016, sales should remain at, or near, historically high levels for the next several years. This long-term market strength is due to...
Los Angeles—Steven Szakaly, chief economist of the National Automobile Dealers Association, predicts sales of 17.1 million new cars and light trucks in 2017. “We are headed toward a stable market for U.S. auto sales, not a growing market,” Szakaly said. “The industry has achieved record sales, and...
Ira Davis (left), of Import Vehicle Community, presents Bob Cushing, of Advance Auto Parts, with its Hall of Fame award.
NATIONAL Bob Cushing, executive vice president at Advance Auto Parts, received the Import Vehicle Community Hall of Fame award at AAPEX Show. The Import Vehicle Community, a segment community of the Auto Care Association, honored Cushing for his strong leadership, integrity and decades of...
The PRO-LOGIX 2A x 4 Channel Battery Maintenance Station
Charge up to four different batteries with one charger Lenexa, Kan.—The new PRO-LOGIX 2A x 4 Channel Battery Maintenance Station from SOLAR (PL4020) utilizes advanced microprocessor-controlled logic to optimally charge up to four batteries at once. Each channel is fully independent so any...
Nathan H. Shipley discusses 2016 data and NPD’s projections for 2017.
Las Vegas—Last year brought a decline in retail prices in the industry and saw a roughly 3-percent increase in miles driven for 12 months straight. Those trends point to an overall decline in automotive retail sales in 2017 and a slowdown in miles driven, said Nathan H. Shipley, director and...

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