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Veteran aftermarket industry executive Robert Egan, MAAP, will serve as chairman of the foundation.
Bethesda, MD – Dec. 11, 2017 – The University of the Aftermarket Foundation board of trustees has elected its slate of officers for fiscal year 2018. Veteran aftermarket industry executive Robert Egan, MAAP, will serve as chairman of the foundation. Egan retired from Federal-Mogul in 2015. During...
Hamburg, 12 December 2017. Shock absorbers are safety-critical components which need to be replaced immediately when diagnosed to be defective. It is recommended that the shocks be checked at the workshop every 80,000 driven kilometres. In their latest video the "MEYLE Mechanics" demonstrate the...
Take advantage of the comprehensive training courses available to you and your team.  Download the schedule PDF by clicking on the link below. For class information, please call the class contact listed.  To register for a class, please call the NAPA Training Service Center at 800-292-6428. All...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., December 6, 2017 – After closely analyzing all live delivery courses, I-CAR® is introducing a new National Scheduling initiative to deliver its 22 live Professional ​ ​Development Program™ (PDP) courses in every national market. These 22 live courses, along with a variety of...
Last month, I shared a list of strategies that I’ve used in the past to successfully open new locations. That list of “do’s” was developed based on what worked best for me when I was in the midst of my expansions. This month, I’d like to delve into the flip side of the coin – the things to avoid...
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (Nov. 20, 2017) — Students, faculty, and school administrators from across the country will get a unique opportunity to meet and connect with racing industry professionals during the 30th Anniversary Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show, taking place December 7-9, 2017,...
Davidson, N.C., November 20, 2017 – The Ingersoll Rand® Foundation has awarded 50 high schools in eight cities a total of $500,000 in grant monies since 2015 to fund improvements to their automotive technology programs. The Ingersoll Rand Real Tools for Schools program awards high schools with $10,...
BETHESDA, Md. – November 17, 2017 – Today, the Auto Care Association announced it will be hosting a new webinar on Dec. 1, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. EST, discussing the topic of mystery shopping and the benefits it can bring to businesses across the auto care supply chain, including manufacturers,...
SEMA is now accepting applications for the 2018 SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund for students preparing for careers in the auto or auto-parts industries at www.sema.org/scholarships.   New this year, high-school and part-time students can apply for a scholarship. The change is part of an effort by...
STRONGSVILLE, OHIO – NOVEMBER 14, 2017--PPG MVP Business Solutions has announced its schedule of classes for the remainder of the 2017 calendar year. Intended for owners and managers of collision centers using PPG products, MVP training is part of PPG’s ongoing commitment to provide cutting-edge...

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