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BETHESDA, Md. – October 26, 2018 – Based on a petition jointly filed by the Auto Care Association and the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), the U.S. Copyright Office on Oct. 26 eliminated a limitation that only permitted car owners to circumvent vehicle software under the Digital Millennium...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – (Oct. 25, 2018) – Today, MW Company (www.mw.company) was launched, officially combining several of the most iconic aftermarket performance and racing brands under one unified, corporate identity. In 2017, Cisneros Corporation, which owned the MOMO brand, purchased WELD Racing and...
October 22, 2018 , London - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (“FCA”) (NYSE: FCAU/MTA: FCA) announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement (the “Transaction”) to sell its automotive components business Magneti Marelli S.p.A. (“Magneti Marelli”) to CK Holdings Co., Ltd. (“CK Holdings”), a...
BETHESDA, Md. – October 18, 2018 – More than 8 in 10 U.S. vehicle owners and lessees believe car owners should have full access to and control of their vehicle's data, including maintenance and repair information, according to the results of a survey released today by the Auto Care Association.  ...
LAS VEGAS – Oct. 18, 2018 – The enhanced Remanufacturing Experience at AAPEX 2018 will increase the business and networking opportunities for attendees by offering 100-plus remanufacturing-related booths on the show floor, along with a fully-integrated, multi-faceted education program for...
Toronto, ON [October 18, 2018] – Mevotech LP announced they will host the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance members at the Mevotech booth #2850 during AAPEX 2018 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, NV. Alliance members visiting Mevotech on November 1, 2018 will experience a guided tour...
BENTONVILLE, Ark. & ROANOKE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Walmart.com and Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, today announced a comprehensive, strategic partnership that will create an automotive specialty store on Walmart.com....
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Oct. 16, 2018 – In a new, one-of-a-kind virtual reality experience at AAPEX 2018, buyers will have a chance to test their skills as they journey into a virtual garage, select automotive parts and install them on a vehicle. AAPEX represents the $740 billion global automotive...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Oct. 10, 2018 — Based on its recent analysis of the North American automobile repair software solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Mitchell 1 with the 2018 North American Customer Value Leadership Award. Mitchell 1’s advanced software and solutions for repair...
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 9, 2018 - Attendees at this year's AAPEX (Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo) will be among the first to view and experience the Secure Vehicle Interface (SVI), an internationally standardized technical design that provides for secure and standardized access to the In-Vehicle...

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