People & Places

Hamburg, September 11, 2018. Hamburg-based spare parts manufacturer MEYLE received the Automechanika Innovation Award 2018 today in the Repair & Maintenance category:With the MEYLE-HD slot bushing kit including tool, the company was able to assert itself against numerous competitors, including...
Custom Automotive Network, formerly known as Performance Warehouse Association, would like to congratulate Adrian Murray of Painless Performance Products for being named 2018 Person of the Year. The prestigious award is voted on by CAN membership and recognizes someone who has made a significant...
The four winners were formally announced by the Auto Care Association Marketing and Communications Committee during their recent meeting at the Auto Care Association’s Fall Leadership Days in Austin, Texas.
BETHESDA, Md. – September 7, 2018 – The Auto Care Association announced yesterday the 2018 recipients of its annual Impact Award: Four for the Future, which honors four auto care industry professionals, age 40 or younger, who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership or have made remarkable...
BETHESDA, Md. – September 7, 2018 – The Auto Care Association announced yesterday the winners of the 2018 Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education Award and the 2018 Auto Care Career and Education (ACE) Awards at its Fall Leadership Days event in Austin, Texas. The Mort Schwartz Excellence in...
Original One Parts (https://www.originaloneparts.com) announced today Phil Armbruster has joined the team to further develop their growing portfolio of regional and national accounts as the Director of OEM Business Development. Phil comes with a wealth of experience within the Industry, having...
BETHESDA, Md. – September 5, 2018 – The Auto Care Association today announced the addition of Gabrielle Hopkins as vice president, federal affairs. Hopkins joins the Auto Care Association’s government affairs department, where she will assist in the leadership of the department. The new role will...
September 2018 – The German oil and additive specialist LIQUI MOLY and racing engine manufacturer and tuning specialist Prefix Corporation have agreed to a technical partnership. "With it we can show that our products not only deliver top performance in import vehicles from Europe, but also in...
ASA-CO and Jasper Engines & Transmissions will present a training seminar “Creating a Culture of Excellence” at the Hilton Garden Inn, 16475 East 40th Circle, Aurora, Colo., 80011 on Sept. 25. The three-hour event will include a dinner and presentation by Doug Bawel, CEO of Jasper Engines...
Colin Harris is a Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper Technician of the Year finalists.
MIDWEST Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper announced that Colin Harris, of Highway 7 Service Center in Newall, Iowa, is among 13 Technician of the Year finalists. The shareholder member for Harris is The Merrill Company. They will take a custom-tailored Automotive Service Excellence test to determine...
Vintage racers compete in 2017 SOVREN Fall Finale at Kent's Pacific Raceways.
IDAHO      Commercial Tire, founded in Boise, is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a family-owned business. Founder and CEO Bob Schwenkfelder started the business in 1968 and his son, Trent, heads the company operation today. From one location in Boise, the company has grown to 45 stores in Idaho...

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