National Mechanical

Nominations Open for Federated Shop of the Year

Winning Shop Owner to Win a Trip to Puerto Rico

STAUNTON, Virginia – December 16, 2014 – Federated Auto Parts is now accepting nominations for Federated Shop of the Year. The annual Federated Shop of the Year program recognizes a top shop with a demonstrated track record of excellence in such areas as customer service, quality repairs, knowledgeable staff and community involvement. 

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 12:12
Annual Award to Honor Auto Care Industry Companies Invested in Employee Education and Training BETHESDA, MD – December 3, 2014 –The Auto Care Association is gearing up to select its fifth annual “Head of the Class Award” recipients, to honor auto care industry companies...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 09:41
Las Vegas—As dealerships margins continue to be squeezed, finance profits cut, and OE service departments continue to expand, aftermarket manufacturers and suppliers have an opportunity to take advantage of the growing “all makes” service model strategy in the OE dealer channel,...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 09:22
Las Vegas—The Global Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Program (GAAS) and the University of the Aftermarket (UAF) reported a record year in 2014, with 607 scholarship applications and 248 students receiving 295 scholarship awards for a total of $320,050. Among all award winners, 83 percent...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 10:30
Las Vegas—With the holidays fast approaching, Federated didn’t waste any time beginning its 2014 Toys for Tots seasonal campaign. With several United States Marines in attendance, Federated CEO Rusty Bishop presented a check in the amount of $120,000 to David Adamson, operations chief...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 00:11
Las Vegas—Redline Detection, the industry leader in OEM-mandated diagnostic leak detection equipment, unveiled a new 3,000-square-foot Redline Tech Academy Training Facility in Orange, Calif., during a press conference at AAPEX. The new training facility is part of the company’s...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 00:11
Las Vegas—Key indicators show that the automotive industry is experiencing a renaissance, said Bill Long, president and COO of AASA, at the association’s annual briefing for its supplier members and media representatives just prior to the opening of AAPEX. “The word ‘...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 00:11
Las Vegas—This year’s SEMA Award for the top-trending vehicle models in four categories were announced on the opening day of the 2014 SEMA Show. The Ford Mustang was named Hottest Car, the Honda Fit took the Hottest Sport Compact honors, the Chevrolet Silverado won Hottest Truck and the...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 00:11
Schaumburg, Ill.—Experian Automotive released findings from an analysis that show the impact that length of ownership has on the likelihood of a consumer returning to purchase their next vehicle in the same brand family. In the first quarter of 2014, the average length of ownership was 93...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 00:11
Las Vegas—Schaeffler announced the launch of its new full line of premium bearings and seals through its FAG brand for the North American aftermarket. Jens Schueler, president, Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket North America for Schaeffler Group USA, reviewed market research conducted with...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 00:11
Las Vegas—Demonstrations of the new dedicated micro website focused on the rotating electrical diagnostics for service professionals and quality parts were presented throughout AAPEX at the Know Your Parts exhibit. Know Your Parts is the industry educational campaign managed by AASA. The...
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