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FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Oct. 30, 2018 – MAHLE Service Solutions will feature its next generation lineup of ArcticPRO® A/C handling systems to safely and precisely process R134a and R1234yf refrigerants at AAPEX 2018 in Las Vegas. The newly designed machines include four units (ACX2180, ACX2180H,...
New OEM/API Approved Motor Oils Designed for Installers and Factory Warranty Conscious Vehicle Owners
BENICIA, CA (October 30, 2018) – Red Line Synthetic Oil, a leading supplier of high performance synthetic lubricants and additives, today announced new OEM/API factory warranty approved motor oils for their Professional-Series Line. These new full synthetic motor oils are specifically designed for...
Monroe, Mich., October 31, 2018 – The Walker® Emissions Control product line from Tenneco has grown by 236 part numbers representing more than 130 million potential service opportunities through the first 10 months of 2018. Tenneco expects to introduce dozens of additional Walker part numbers in...
KENOSHA, Wis. (Nov. 5, 2018) – While preventative maintenance is important year-round, winter weather can be especially challenging for a vehicle’s electrical system. Battery life can weaken in the cold, leading to alternator problems and other starting issues. Below are some technician top picks...
ROANOKE, Va. October 31, 2018– Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, has completed the nationwide rollout of its MyAdvance website, an interactive, easy-to–use, mobile-friendly...
BETHESDA, Md. – October 31, 2018 – The Import Vehicle Community, a community of the Auto Care Association, yesterday announced the winners of its annual Product and Marketing Awards. The awards were presented to the winners at the Import Vehicle Community booth during the Automotive Aftermarket...
WIXOM, Mich. - NGK Spark Plugs has announced at the 2018 AAPEX and Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Shows an expanded brand and product portfolio. The latest additions to the company's portfolio include the NGK RUTHENIUM HX(tm) spark plug, NTK Technical Sensors and WVE Vehicle...
The multi-hole pattern of Mirka’s Iridium abrasives results in extended disc life.
Abrasives feature state-of-the-art coating technology Twinsburg, Ohio—Mirka USA’s (www.mirka.com) new abrasives, the paper-backed Iridium, and film-backed Novastar, feature optimized grains, new coating and curing techniques, and Mirka’s new multi-hole patterns. According to the company, Iridium...
Opti-Cal calipers are designed and manufactured to strict Raybestos engineering specifications.
Raybestos adds more caliper line coverage McHenry, Ill.—Raybestos has expanded its comprehensive caliper line with the addition of more new part numbers for its Opti-Cal premium new brake calipers and RPT Rust Prevention Technology plated brake calipers. “We have made significant investments in...
BROADVIEW, Ill. – Bosch has added new parts coverage in September and October for vehicles from Hyundai, Ford, Cadillac, Audi, Jaguar and more. The new SKUs cover nearly 1 million vehicles in operation in the US and Canada needing replacement brake pads. Bosch Brake Pads31 new SKUs have been added...

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