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LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Oct. 18, 2017 – For the first time, AAPEX 2017 will offer daily keynote sessions with an expert lineup of speakers to keep attendees ahead of the curve on the future of the vehicle, buyer and shop. AAPEX represents the $740 billion global automotive aftermarket industry and will...
Andrew Briggs named VP of marketing & product management
SANTA ANA, CA – (Oct. 17, 2017) – Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) announced today that Andrew Briggs has been promoted to the newly created position of vice president of marketing & product management. Briggs, who will report to Jeff Barna, YTC’s COO, replaces Fred Koplin, senior director of...
Michael Palm, Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Cranbury, NJ… CRP Automotive, a leading source of OE-quality replacement and service parts, has announced the re-appointment of Michael Palm as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Palm was previously Vice President of Marketing and Brand Management. He will now reassume the lead of the...
BETHESDA, Md., October 11, 2017 – Women in Auto Care (formerly Car Care Council Women’s Board) announced today the recipients of its Women of the Year Awards. These awards include Auto Care Woman of the Year, Auto Care Woman of Excellence and Female Shop Owner of the Year. All three awards will be...
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Oct. 11, 2017 – The all-new outdoor Mobility Park at AAPEX 2017 will feature demonstrations of the latest scan tool technology and proper procedures for underhood diagnostic work to keep automotive professionals ahead of the curve. AAPEX represents the $740 billion global...
BROADVIEW, Ill. – Bosch Automotive Aftermarket will once again exhibit its automotive parts, tools  and service solutions at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), taking place from October 31 – November 2, 2017 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas. The Bosch booth (#5041...
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Oct. 4, 2017) -- SEMA Show exhibitors have cast their votes and selected the finalists for the SEMA Award, an honor presented to the hottest-trending and most accessory-friendly vehicles on the market. The award will be presented in five categories, including Hottest Coupe,...
Todd Hack, Vice President Automotive Aftermarket at Gates Corporation; Kevin Robertson; Ross Colket; Dave Jackson; Joe Miles; VJ  Sabanaygam; Alain Robert; Bill Nalu; Joe Sharp; Justin Barrett; Brett Bohlman; Ken Bridges, Program Group Sales Director US Aftermarket Sales at Gates Corporation
Denver, CO — The Gates Corporation hosted the Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper Service Center Advisory Council (SCAC) meeting last week in Denver, Colorado. In attendance were 10 SCAC members from the United States and Canada, along with key Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance headquarters staff and...
Alexandria, VA (October 4) – The American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) today released September sales figures for the international nameplate auto industry. Brands sold by America's 9,600 international nameplate franchises accounted for more than half, 55.7 percent, of all...
President and CEO Tom Greco Visits Houston Team Members and Customers in Recovery All Houston Area Advance Stores Now Reopened to Serve Customers
HOUSTON, Tex., October 3, 2017 – On a visit to Houston on Sept. 27, Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP) President and Chief Executive Officer Tom Greco met with team members who were affected by Hurricane Harvey or led the company’s relief efforts. Greco visited several stores in the Houston area, local...

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