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Earl Flack (front left), president of McKay NAPA Auto Parts presents 2017 Make-A-Wish donation check along with customers and staff.
Celebrating 80-Years of Customer Service… McKay NAPA Auto Parts, with its 20 Central and Midwest Illinois locations raised another huge benefit in 2017 for the Illinois Chapter of Make-A-Wish.  McKay, the Family Owned & Operated Corporation since 1937, once again held a variety of fundraisers...
THE Event for Automotive Service Professionals January 27th, 2018 at Lincoln TechPre-Party January 26th, 2018 at Unser Racing Save the Date & Register Online NowExperience world class training from the best trainers in the industry.Professional classes for every level: tech, owner, service...
LITTLETON, Colo. (Nov. 8, 2017) – Subaru University has donated a 2013 Outback, a 2015 BRZ and a 2015 Forester to the Arapahoe Community College Automotive Technology Program. In addition, Subaru Western Region Education Manager Mitch May has installed Subaru’s Denso DST-i electronic scan tool at...
LOS ANGELES (November 8, 2017) – Organizers of the Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show®) and AutoMobility LA™ are excited to announce the return of The Garage, powered by Prestone®, and GO. In its second year, The Garage, a unique destination in lower South Hall, will feature one-of-a-kind vehicles...
POKANE, Wash. (November 6, 2017) – For the fourth consecutive year, Larry H. Miller Lexus, Larry H. Miller Downtown Toyota, Larry H. Miller Honda and Larry H. Miller Hyundai will present the Union Gospel Mission (UGM) with a $5,000 donation to fund their annual City-Wide Thanksgiving Dinner, which...
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (November 1, 2017) – Larry H. Miller Dealerships announced today that it has acquired Nissan San Bernardino, marking the group’s second acquisition in Southern California in 2017. “This dealership fits well with our current footprint in the market and allows us to continue to...
SONOMA, Calif. (Nov. 1, 2017) – Sonoma Raceway kicks off its season of giving with the 17th annual Thanksgiving Food Drive, which runs through Nov. 19. Race fans and community members can donate at several North Bay locations, and all food collected through the drive will be distributed to two...
Custom Automotive Network, formerly known as Performance Warehouse Association, would like to congratulate Ken Woomer for being named 2017 Pioneer Award Winner of the Year.  The prestigious award is voted on by the active CAN Board of Directors in recognition of outstanding contributions to the...
Robert Keirstead and his wife and business partner, Jackelin Orozco, say they have spent $30,000 per year over the past three years to keep his shop up to date with tooling and equipment.
Los Angeles, Calif.—Robert Keirstead of 26th Street Auto Center foresees big changes ahead for the automobile service industry. “Young people don’t want to drive anymore,” he said. “They want to use ride services like Uber and Lyft. And the experts are saying every manufacturer is going to have...
Jason Hulsman is Jasper’s new advertising division manager.
NATIONAL Icahn Enterprises L.P. announced it has acquired American Driveline Systems (ADS) from Transom Capital Group. ADS is the franchisor of AAMCO and Cottman Transmission & Total Auto Care service centers, with approximately 680 locations in the U.S. and Canada. With the addition of ADS,...

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