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Nathan H. Shipley discusses 2016 data and NPD’s projections for 2017.
Las Vegas—Last year brought a decline in retail prices in the industry and saw a roughly 3-percent increase in miles driven for 12 months straight. Those trends point to an overall decline in automotive retail sales in 2017 and a slowdown in miles driven, said Nathan H. Shipley, director and...
Equipped with a roll cage and other safety equipment for desert racing by Foutz Motorsports, this 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCab is powered by a 3.5-L EcoBoost high-output V-6 engine and a 10-speed automatic transmission. (Photos by Jay Sicht)
Las Vegas—The top trending vehicle models in five categories were announced at the 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Selected by manufacturing exhibitors, the SEMA Award winners are the Ford Mustang as the Hottest Coupe, the Dodge Charger as the Hottest Sedan, the Ford Focus as the Hottest Hatch, the...
2016 marked the 50th year of the SEMA Show. (Photos by Jay Sicht)
Photos from the 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas features attendees and worldwide array of vendors during the 50th addition.
AASA’s Bill Long says there is an estimated $67 billion in unperformed or deferred maintenance.
Las Vegas—The automotive aftermarket continues to show steady growth in the face of drastic and dramatically changing technologies, said Bill Long, president and COO of AASA, during a media briefing prior to AAPEX in Las Vegas. “We are no longer a parts and service industry — we’re a hi-tech...
ATMC announced the winners of the 2016 ATMC National Excellence in Training Awards.
NATIONAL The Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC) has announced the winners of the 2016 ATMC National Excellence in Training Awards, naming the submission by KPA as the Grand Award winner with awards also going to the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) and NAPA Auto Parts...
Las Vegas—Bill Hanvey, president and CEO of Auto Care Association, laid out the vision for the association built on five distinct strategic pillars, each of which address the dramatic growth and change of unprecedented technological changes facing the industry at a media briefing during AAPEX in...
Wenzhou T&E Industrial Co., Ltd. booth after seizure
At this year’s SEMA show in Las Vegas, U.S. Federal Marshals took action against a Chinese company and seized each and every product from their booth, in the name of German spray gun manufacturer SATA, after SATA was awarded 2 million Dollars of damages against the Chinese company for patent and...
New York—An investor group led by Torque Capital Group has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the North American and European light vehicle aftermarket business of Remy Inc. from BorgWarner Inc. The business includes the North American light vehicle rotating electrical remanufacturing...
Allan Heller is Autologic Diagnostics’ national sales manager.
NATIONAL MERA announced that the Remanufacturing Experience at AAPEX has a 20-percent increase in the size of the section and more than 100 remanufacturing-related booths throughout the show. All total, the event will include more than 52,000 square feet of remanufacturing-affiliated space. In...
CARDONE Drive Axle Assemblies are remanufactured using stringent quality processes
CARDONE introduces remanufactured drive axle assemblies Philadelphia—CARDONE Industries announced the release of remanufactured drive axle assemblies. Offered as a complete assembly and priced lower than new, CARDONE Drive Axles Assemblies save time while offering value. The labor time for a...

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