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BASF was named a 2018 General Motors (GM) Supplier of the Year for the fourteenth time since 2002. The award is presented to suppliers who distinguish themselves by meeting performance metrics for quality, execution, innovation, and total enterprise cost. “We hold our suppliers to a high bar,” said...
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – May 21, 2019 – MAHLE has announced the official launch of its MAHLE Service Solutions Facebook page. The company will use this platform to provide automotive service professionals in the U.S. and Canada with technical content, product updates, photos and videos focused on...
ORLANDO, Fla. – After an exhilarating week exploring Central Florida and mingling with princesses, action heroes, wizards, dolphins, and others, more than 250 guests have returned home from the Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper Orlando Experience sweepstakes.   “We were treated very well,” said...
MCHENRY, Ill., May 20, 2019 – The Raybestos® 1953 Chevrolet® pickup truck is now home in Minnesota, having been recently delivered to grand prize winner Charles Ruder, according to Kristin Grons, marketing manager for Brake Parts Inc LLC (BPI). Family, friends, customers and members of the...
BETHESDA, Md. – May 15, 2019 – Women in Auto Care, a community of the Auto Care Association, today announced it is accepting nominations for the 2019 Women of the Year Awards. The Women of the Year Awards include “Auto Care Woman of the Year”, “Female Shop Owner of the Year” and “Auto Care Woman of...
DIAMOND BAR, Calif., (May 15, 2019) — In the wake of last year's highly-successful 'American Muscle for American Heroes' program, Nexen Tire America, Inc. has partnered with The Purple Heart Foundation for a second time to honor a combat-wounded veteran and Purple Heart recipient by giving away a...
Linthicum, MD, May 13, 2019 – Automotive Training Institute’s (ATI) SuperConference 2019 attendees raised over $51,000 and collected over 2,500 pairs of socks for San Antonio-based, Soldiers’ Angels a charitable organization that provides aid to over 360,000 service members, wounded heroes,...
Director of Sales, Daniel Clarke, will oversee Permatex's newly reorganized Traditional Sales Force.
Solon, OH —Permatex®, (www.permatex.com) a leading innovator in chemical technology for automotive maintenance and repair, has announced the reorganization of its Traditional Sales Force. The new alignment was driven by the evolving needs of the marketplace and puts Permatex in a better position to...
Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Vice President of Marketing JC Washbish kicked off Monday morning with an orientation breakfast.
ORLANDO, Fla. – Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper kicked off a magical week in Central Florida on May 12 as staff members welcomed more than 250 guests to the Rosen Shingle Creek hotel for the Orlando Experience sweepstakes. “It’s the best trip I ever won,” said Terri Wedl, an Auto Value customer of...
POWAY, Calif. – May 14, 2019 – The Mitchell 1 SocialCRM shop marketing service has recently been named a Google Badge Partner. The certification recognizes expertise in managing high-performing Google pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns, and demonstrated Google Ads skill and expertise by passing...

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