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NORTH CANTON, Ohio – Aug. 1, 2018 – Airtex-ASC has named Wendy Moneypenny as its new customer services manager, it was announced today by Charles Harris, senior director of sales and marketing for Airtex-ASC. In her new position, Moneypenny will manage the day-to-day operations of the Airtex-ASC...
The two top sellers at the Mecum Auction at the Portland Expo Center were a Ford GT and Chevy Camaro.
IDAHO The Lewiston Hot August Nights car event and concerts takes place Aug. 23-25, in downtown Lewiston. The three-day event features two classic car and motorcycle Show n’ Shines, a Les Schwab Sports Truck & 4x4 Show, multiple music events, and food booths. The largest event of its kind in...
Steve Schmalzried has retired from Southwestern Community College.
MIDWEST Michael Callison Jr. has been promoted to COO of Midwest Wheel Companies in Des Moines, Iowa. Reporting to John Minor, president and CEO, Callison joined the Midwest Wheel team more than 10 years ago and is the fifth generation of his family to hold a leadership role in Midwest Wheel...
Jarred Black, general manager, Larry H. Miller Toyota Boulder, presented a check for $10,000 to the Play Boulder Foundation on June 26.
MOUNTAIN REGION Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and Bridgestone Americas announced that TireHub LLC, a joint venture in passenger and light truck tire distribution, began serving customers the first week of July. TireHub will provide U.S. tire dealers and retailers with a comprehensive range of...
APA has launched a new logo.
NATIONAL Jasper Engines and Transmissions has announced the following changes to its production leadership team. David Burbidge has been named general manager of Jasper Innovative Solutions (JIS). Luke Bawel has been named division manager of Jasper’s Power Drive Transmission Division. Sara Schmidt...
From left are Diane and John Villa with Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (R-35) of the 35th Assembly District on the floor of the State Assembly.
Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (R-35) has named ASCCA Treasurer John Villa, of Villa Automotive, as the 35th Assembly District’s Small Business of the Year. “Every year, the California Small Business Association hosts California Small Business Day, an event that brings 120 small businesses from...
Knapheide Truck Equipment Center, in Wentzville, Mo., is a new NTEA Member Verifation Program member. NTEA’s Member Verification Program (MVP) acknowledges companies leading the industry to excellence. Fleet managers, truck dealers and OEMs know truck equipment manufacturers and distributors with...
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Terrence Hahn as chief executive officer, effective September 4, 2018, succeeding Charlie Shaver, who served as Axalta’s chairman and chief executive officer since 2013. Hahn will also serve on...
DALLAS,TX – Original One Parts™ is answering strong demand for its Certified Original™ auto parts, by announcing today expansion in Dallas, TX and opening its second Original One Parts™ Distribution Center to be located at 10701 King William Drive, Dallas, Texas 75220.  The unique 20,670 square...
Brake Parts Inc (BPI) has named Edward J. West as its vice president, general counsel and secretary, it was announced today by David Overbeeke, president and CEO.
MCHENRY, Ill. – July 24, 2018 – Brake Parts Inc (BPI) has named Edward J. West as its vice president, general counsel and secretary, it was announced today by David Overbeeke, president and CEO. “We welcome Ed West to Brake Parts Inc and are pleased to have him on board as our vice president,...

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