Northwest

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 00:11
Vail, Colo.—Engine & Performance Warehouse Inc. (EPWI) named its 2013 “Vendor of the Year” and “Representative of the Year” at its Awards Dinner during EPWI’s 27th annual Summer Conference, Thursday, Aug. 7, in Vail, Colo. More than 100 channel partners were...
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 00:11
Veteran shop owners nurture three-year growth pattern Eugene, Ore.—Over their 30-plus years in the automotive business, Bill and Lori Filley have survived two major economic recessions, and come out strong both times. Their latest venture, Prairie Road Automotive, has experienced three...
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 00:11
Kent, Wash.—On a recent Parts & People visit to Torklift Central, it was quickly apparent that this business offers much more than hitches, towing products, and affiliated services. Presenting the tour were Matt Lynch, general manager and vice president of retail operations; Katie Brown,...
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 00:11
Portland, Ore.—Members of the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) gathered in Portland in late July to test automakers’ most technologically advanced and fuel-efficient vehicles on the market. Twenty automotive journalists from the U.S. and Canada tested 18 of the world...
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 00:11
A variety of events will be staged in October in conjunction with Fall Car Care Month (CCM), the national Be Car Care Aware consumer campaign. Coordinated by the Car Care Council (CCC), with members ranging from automotive trade associations, media groups, automotive parts manufacturers, and...
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 00:11
While others scaled down, Bob Park expanded collision, restoration, and mechanical shop — doubling grosses Portland, Ore.—While others were scaling back during the recession, Bob and Jeannie Park took an opportunity it offered to expand. After 15 years of operating Superior Performance...
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 00:11
While others scaled down, Bob Park expanded collision, restoration, and mechanical shop — doubling grosses Portland, Ore.—While others were scaling back during the recession, Bob and Jeannie Park took an opportunity it offered to expand. After 15 years of operating Superior Performance...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 00:11
Portland, Ore.—AG Diesel Repair was established in 1993 by Cameron Tormanen and two other technicians who found themselves without jobs when the diesel specialist they worked for closed.  “We started in Oregon City when not many shops worked on diesels,” Tormanen said....
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 00:11
Portland, Ore.—With 40 years of remanufacturing experience, Dave Neville moved his rebuilding business from California to Oregon in 2009, and last year, the business — Portland Torque Products (PTP) — moved into a 30,000-square-foot building in the Northwest industrial area of the...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 00:11
Richland, Wash.—The Automotive Service Association Northwest (ASA-NW) staged its Semi-annual Retreat & Management Conference on a weekend in late June in the Tri-Cities area. Members from throughout the Northwest region attended the event that included a golf outing, business meetings,...
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