People & Places

Staunton, Virginia, Feb. 25, 2019 – Exceeding all expectations, the Fisher Auto Parts “WOW! Earn and Win!” promotion awarded more prizes and had more participants than any other contest in Fisher’s 90-year history. In addition to awarding hundreds of prizes, including tablets, big screen TVs and...
Sacramento, CA. - February 21, 2019 -- At their January 31, 2019 meeting, the CAWA Manufacturers' Advisory Council (MAC) re-elected Jeannette Lorenzo of NAME, Inc to Chair and Bob Leone of ADVICS as its Vice-Chair for the 2019 year. Both have served and contributed several years to the Association'...
February 18, 2019 - Mechanicsville, VA. - The Collision Industry Foundation (CIF) announced the election of Bryan Robinson, North American Manager National Accounts at PPG Industries to the Board of Trustees.Robinson has been in the collision repair industry for several decades. He joins CIF from...
Diesel Forward, a leading aftermarket distributor of diesel engine parts for leading global manufacturers, announces Houman Kashanipour (HK) as its new President. As President, Kashanipour will be supporting Diesel Forward’s recent expansion by directing day-to-day operations with a constant...
Palm Beach Gardens, FL – February 14, 2019 – TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, is pleased to announce the launch of a commercial tire website, TBCCommercialTires.com.  This new website consolidates all of the tires featured in the Power King and...
Sacramento, CA – February 12, 2019 -- CAWA Chair of the Board, Dan Hanson, Jr. of Hanson Distributing Company, has appointed two industry associates to the Association’s Board of Directors. When Chair Hanson announced these appointments he commented: “these two individuals will add value to CAWA...
SALT LAKE CITY (February 7, 2019) – Larry H. Miller Dealerships, the second largest dealership group in Colorado reached a milestone on Monday, January 28, 2019, when it sold its two millionth vehicle. The Edwards, a couple in Murray, Utah purchased a 2019 Honda Pilot, marking the company milestone...
BETHESDA, Md. – February 7, 2019 – The Auto Care Association today announced the release of its latest market intelligence research publication, Purchasing Trends Study - Tools and Equipment 2018. The report defines and explores the key factors influencing current and future purchasing decisions of...
WARREN, Mich., - Robinair will be featured on the hit TV show Garage Rehab throughout its second season on Discovery Channel. The show debuted on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 8 p.m. EST. Garage Rehab follows Richard Rawlings of Gas Monkey Garage fame, auto shop consultant Chris Stephens and project...
Grapevine, Texas and Staunton, Virginia – Jan. 28, 2019 – Pronto and Federated will hold their second combined national conference and expo, March 12-15 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. “We had such a successful combined meeting last year that all parties are...

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