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TROY, Mich. -- Dayco has announced the appointment of Mike McTeer as vice president of sales and marketing for the U.S. aftermarket. In this role, McTeer will be accountable for all aspects of Dayco sales and marketing strategy within the United States. “I am excited about my expanded role at Dayco...
BETHESDA, Md. – June 25, 2019 – The Auto Care Association today released the newest edition of its award-winning and industry-leading online publication, the Auto Care Factbook 2020 and the Auto Care Factbook Plus Lang Annual 2020. The annual research report serves as the industry’s flagship...
Farmington Hills, Mich., June 25, 2019 – The first in a series of videos has been posted to the MAHLE Aftermarket North America YouTube Channel documenting the custom build of an 1,100-HP Dodge Challenger at Petty’s Garage, the grand prize in the 2019 MAHLE “Drive with the Original” Technician...
BROWNSBURG, Ind. (June 25, 2019) - Effective immediately, Advance Professional, the trusted partner of automotive professionals and a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider, with a broad availability of import and domestic parts, is now an official partner of Tony Stewart Racing.  As part of...
PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that it is preparing for one of the most popular automotive events in the U.S. – the annual Goodguys PPG Nationals, which are taking place July 12-14 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. Presented by PPG, the show is the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association’s...
Since 2012, more than $1.9 million has been raised for qualified nonprofits with giving focused on women and children
SALT LAKE CITY (June 20, 2019) – Employees of Larry H. Miller Dealerships, along with 85 vendors and business partners raised a record amount at this year’s Larry H. Miller Dealerships Golf Classic. During a post-tournament dinner at Hidden Valley Country Club in Sandy, Utah, the dealership group...
Paul McCarthy to lead the association as president and chief operating officer.
The Automotive Aftermarket Supplier Association (AASA) has tapped Paul McCarthy to lead the association as president and chief operating officer, effective July 1, 2019. McCarthy comes up through AASA’s top leadership, where he had served nearly three years as second in command and executive vice...
June 20, 2019 (WASHINGTON) – The Diesel Technology Forum is pleased to announce that Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (REG), North America’s largest producer of biodiesel and a global leader in biofuels development, is the newest member of the Forum. The Diesel Technology Forum is a non-profit...
DENSO has named Hirokatsu Yamashita president of DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (June 19, 2019) – DENSO, the world’s second largest mobility supplier, has named Hirokatsu Yamashita president of DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc. Yamashita took charge of the aftermarket products and services arm of the advanced mobility supplier on June 1. The...
MILTON, Ga. -- Exide Technologies (www.exide.com), a global provider of stored energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets, announced the appointment of Michael (Mike) Judd as executive vice president and chief operations officer. Judd will report to Tim Vargo, chairman,...

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