by Steve Sharp

Santa Cruz and Santa Clara County installers are in the sights of Winchester Auto Parts

San Jose, Calif.—For the past 38 years Winchester Auto Parts have been a fixture in Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties. With five retail locations and a new distribution center in San Jose, Winchester has reset its sights on delivering top quality products to installers in the two counties, Winchester Auto Vice President Steve Cameron said.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 00:11
Oakland, Calif.—Aftermarket collision parts supplier Auto Parts Xpress believes in “FUF.” “Finding, understanding, and fulfilling customer’s needs, Owner Nhat Nguyen said. “It’s what we do. We’re not salespeople, we’re advisors. Our job is to...
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 00:11
Sacramento, Calif.—The most common themes in today’s business strategy is “building relationships,” Levin’s Auto Supply Owner Doug Stanley said. “In 2015, we will have been in the relationship building business for 94 years. It’s what we do and who we are....
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 00:11
From Hummers to hybrids, enthusiasm is the best tool in the garage San Carlos, Calif.—Dave Toole, owner of Toole’s Garage, uses his enthusiasm to jump ahead of the pack since beginning as a parts driver when just 17. “I was very efficient — in no time I was covering the same...
Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 00:11
Sacramento, Calif.—Diamond Auto Body Owner David Tran grew up with a fascination for all things mechanical. “By 14 I was doing brake jobs on my brother’s car. I love taking things apart and putting them back together, I really enjoy fixing things and have for as long as I can...
Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 00:11
Concentration on OE European parts allows for product expertise, deep inventories and installer technical assistance South San Francisco, Calif.—SSF’s dedicated focus on the sale of OE replacement and collision parts for European cars separates it from the competition, SSF CEO Thomas...
Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 00:11
Flowmaster, B&M, Hurst, and Dinan crossover racing performance to mainstream Santa Rosa, Calif.—Nate Shelton has been active in the performance aftermarket since joining Hooker Headers in 1972. Today, Shelton is the chief marketing officer for Driven Performance Brands, as well as being...
Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 00:11
Sacramento-Calif.—The Automotive Service Council of California (ASCCA) and the California Autobody Association (CAA) held their annual legislative day, May 30, at the State Capitol in Sacramento. The day kicked off with opening remarks by ASCCA Legislative Advocate Jack Molodanof, who...
Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 00:11
Santa Clara, Calif.—The second annual CARS Expo, presented by National Performance Warehouse (NPW), was Sunday, April 14, at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Open to jobbers, installers, and enthusiasts, the event included more than 200 vendor displays. The show put customers face to face...
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 00:11
Recent top-to-bottom remodel includes renewed focus on customer service at Normandin San Jose, Calif.—Normandin Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram has been serving San Jose and the Bay Area since 1875. Founded by Amable Normandin, the family business began more than three decades prior to the Model T...
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 00:11
Sacramento, Calif.—The use of OE parts and equipment combined with advanced training and outside management support has driven Prestige Auto Works to new heights, said Owner and ASE Master Technician Andre Kamel. He said with repairs moving from underhood to undercar, the company has evolved...
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