Regional Coverage

Sacramento, Calif.—The California green vehicle market continues to experience increases year over year, especially zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) where sales nearly doubled from 2017 to 2018. Despite ZEVs achieving that all-time high market share, consumers still strongly prefer gasoline powered...
Sacramento, Calif.—The California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced that AZAA Investments Inc., formerly known as AutoAnything Inc., paid $1 million to resolve violations of the California Health and Safety Code and Vehicle Code related to the sale of illegal aftermarket performance auto parts...
April 1-30 * National Car Care Month (Be Car Care Aware), coordinated by the Car Care Council. Visit www.carcare.org for details on sponsoring an event. April 4-6 * 2019 Portland International Raceway Swap Meet, Portland. Visit www.portlandraceway.com. April 5-7 * 55th annual Portland Swap Meet,...
Washington D.C.—Automotive industry trade associations have joined to oppose legislation House Bill 451 in Missouri aimed at eliminating that state’s premier vehicle safety inspection program. The Auto Care Association, Automotive Service Association and Tire Industry Association are longtime...
San Francisco—RepairPal, a provider of auto repair and maintenance information for consumers, reports that Californians can expect the highest car repair bills, with six of the 10 worst cities for car repair located in the state. RepairPal used internal and government data to determine the best and...
From left; Theo Eisenhut-Service Advisor, Doug Jacquot-Owner, Brian Balke-Technician, and Tom Rosales-Technician, of Jammin’ J Automotive, attended the Industry Professionals Reception at Vision.
The 27th annual Vision Hi-Tech Training & Expo event at the Overland Park Convention Center, kicked off with Thursday morning training sessions and culminated with the “show within a show,” where exhibitors showcased diagnostic and other high-tech equipment. The main event Expo, held Friday...
LITTLETON, Colo. (March 25, 2019) – Chevrolet has provided a 2017 Suburban to the Arapahoe Community College Automotive Service Technology program for instructional use. “We appreciate the continued support from General Motors and Chevrolet,” said Jerry Viola, Director of Automotive Technology at...
ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Monro, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNRO), a leading provider of automotive undercar repair and tire services, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire California-based Certified Tire & Service Centers, Inc. The acquisition...
CAWA Chair of the Board, Dan Hanson, Jr. of Hanson Distributing Company, has appointed Sam Rusenovich of Brake Parts Inc., to the Association’s Manufacturers Advisory Council. When Chair Hanson announced the appointment he commented: “Sam will add value to CAWA and by virtue of his position in the...

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Parts & People is published monthly by Automotive Counseling and Publishing Company, Inc., a Colorado corporation, P.O. Box 18731 Denver, CO 80203, 303-765-4664. President-Lance Buchner. Founded by Lance Buchner and Dave Lucia.