People & Places

PurePower Technologies exhibits at HDAW 2019 and introduces its expanded turbo and injector lineup to the aftermarket.
The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance has promoted John Carlson “JC” Washbish to vice president of Marketing. Washbish will continue to lead the marketing efforts for the Alliance including promotions, branding, communications and events. He was previously the director of marketing having joined the...
February 21, 2019,Auburn Hills, Michigan – Mopar recently announced its lineup of Mopar “Top Tech” and “Top Advisor” award recipients,recognizing 100 technicians and 30 service advisors out of a pool of 35,000-plus candidates across the nation. Award winners hailfrom 40 states across the country. “...
BETHESDA, Md. – February 27, 2018 – The Auto Care Association today announced the latest recipients of the 2019 World Class Technician award. In partnership with the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), the two organizations provide this annual designation to recognize...
LENEXA, Kan. (February 27, 2019) – Automotive Parts Associates (APA) will hold their 38th Annual Shareholder and Supplier Conference, March 20-22 at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel. This year, the conference will feature a new format for the supplier one-on-one meetings allowing APA shareholders the...
LENEXA, Kan. (February 27, 2019) – Automotive Parts Associates (APA) will hold their 38th Annual Shareholder and Supplier Conference, March 20-22 at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel. This year, the conference will feature a new format for the supplier one-on-one meetings allowing APA shareholders the...
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...

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