Regional Coverage

Consignment Positions Available at Fourth Annual Collector Cars Auction
WALWORTH, Wis. – June 5, 2019 – Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction company, will return to Portland this June 21-22 for an offering of 600 classic and collector cars at the Portland Expo Center. Consignment positions are available to complement the offerings to include...
When - 13 Jun 2019 Location - San Jose Giants Excite Ballpark, 588 E Alma Ave, San Jose  Registration Registration: Member and Non-Member Tire Dealers – $40.00 Registration: Member Vendors – $40.00 Registration: Non-Member Vendors – $75.00 Sponsorship – $250.00 Click Here to register.
LITTLETON, Colo. (May 30, 2019) – Nissan North America, Inc., has provided a 2018 Sentra and a 2017 TITAN to the Arapahoe Community College Automotive Service Technology program for instructional use.“Our sincere gratitude to Nissan USA for these vehicles and the accompanying tools,” said Doc Viola...
The CAA is proud to announce that AB 755, a bill which would have increased the tire change fee from $1.75 to $3.25 per tire has died on the Assembly Floor. At the request of its sponsor, the bill was shelved on Wednesday, May 30th. The CAA and its allies have been working tirelessly to defeat the...
CAWA Chair of the Board, Dan Hanson, Jr. of Hanson Distributing Company, has appointed Tom Ogaz of the Parts Authority to the Board of Directors. When Chair Hanson announced the appointment he commented: “ We look forward to Tom’s participation and contributions that will assist the Association in...
A press release distributed by an automotive industry association inaccurately eluded that the Missouri vehicle safety inspection program was safe since House Bill 451 was not passed this session. Even though Rep J. Eggleston’s House Bill 451 did not make it through the Senate, the same wording was...
CAA/CalABC/ASCCA Lobbyist Jack Molodanof (left) and 2017 ASCCA Past State President David Kusa network at this year’s Legislative Day.
Sacramento Calif.— Every year in April, the Automotive Service Councils of California, California Automotive Business Coalition and California Autobody Association co-host Joint Automotive Aftermarket Industry Legislative Day to interact with their local politicians. It’s all about building...
Wholesale Parts Manager Eric Archuleta (left) and General Manager John Mathieson, pictured in the wholesale parts department, say the new store “gives us a leg up on service, parts and the Jeep brand.”
Aurora, Colo.—Larry H. Miller Dealerships has opened Larry H. Miller Colorado Jeep on the Havana Motor Mile in Aurora after undergoing a $4 million rebranding and complete reconstruction of its former LHM Colorado Chrysler Jeep dealership. “We were a Chrysler Jeep Fiat store just six months ago,...
The rugged 2020 Jeep Gladiator with its Rubicon features, digs through the Extreme Capability course at Mudfest with ease.
Shelton, Wash.-The Ridge Motorsports Park, a 170-acre site near Shelton and Hood Canal, was the setting for the 25th Anniversary Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year Competition, affectionately called Mudfest. It is one of three annual events presented by the Northwest Automotive Press...
Mecum Auctions’ John Kraman discusses the auction process.
Wilsonville, Ore.—NATA members and affiliates gathered at the World of Speed in May to welcome Mecum Auction Portland back and to listen to Mecum’s John Kraman discuss the auction process and answer attendee questions. More than 100 people attended the event. Everyone received two free Mecum...

Pages

Parts & People

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.