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Motorsports legend Richard Petty was on hand to present each of the four finalists with the opportunity to draw a key fob from his signature Charlie One Horse cowboy hat – one of which unlocked the doors of the 1,100-horsepower Challenger.
The award was presented on November 5, 2019 at the 2019 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) Show in Las Vegas, NV, during the Import Vehicle Community’s Import Products and Marketing Awards ceremony.
ADS 4.0 introduces many new and improved features, including faster scanning capabilities with Quick-Scan, enhanced European vehicle coverage, access to FCA Secure Gateway (SGW) vehicles and continued free access to Repair-Source, on tool vehicle service and repair information library.
The new mobile-ready UAF website features a portal for students to apply for hundreds of automotive scholarships, a simple-to-use donation system, updated lists of trustees, donors and scholarship recipients, plus a wealth of information about the foundation, including news, grant applications and other resources.
The awards are focused on business-to-consumer and business-to-business categories, which recognize companies and agencies that provide automotive information through outstanding advertising, marketing and public relations efforts.
The Arnott-engineered shock, AS-3284, features a custom-tuned damper, which provides an OE-like ride, and a multi-ply ContiTech air sleeve designed to provide a long service life. The new shock is designed in the U.S. with Tier 1 components including heavy-duty crimping rings, long-lasting seals and a 5 mm push-to-connect air line fitting.
The facility, located in Vinfast's 70-ha Supplier Park of Vinfast Manufacturing Automobile and E scooter Plant on the Cat Hai Island off the country’s northern shore, produces chassis modules just-in-time for a local automotive manufacturer. ZF has invested more than 25 million Euros in the site.
Before Tuesday's fireside chat with President George Bush at the start of AAPEX 2019, Auto Care Association President Bill Hanvey and AASA President Paul McCarthy alerted attendees to the importance of engaging car owners, legislators and industry professionals about the issues surrounding vehicle data.
The Guangdong Connected Auto and Smart Transport Committee was officially inaugurated on 15 October 2019 at the Institute of Engineering and Technology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Nansha, Guangzhou, under witness of leaders from the Equipment Industry Office and Industry Development Office of Department of Industry & Information Technology of Guangdong Province, the New Industry Department of Bureau of Industry & Information Technology of Shenzhen, the Chengdu Automobile Industry Function Zone, the Sino-German Intelligent Connected Automobile Industry Base Management Committee and the Automobile Industry Development Bureau of Chengdu Economic & Technological Development Zone.
Founded in 1927, BEKA is a leading global supplier of automatic lubrication systems, serving a diverse range of industrial sectors including wind, food and beverage, rail, on- and off-highway and other process industries. BEKA sales are expected to be approximately $135 million for the full year 2019.
Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2020 will play a leading role in rallying international and domestic cooperation among carmakers, dealers, distributors, exporters, importers, manufacturers, OEMs, retailers and more.
Customers can find out more about the new John Bean T7800 and T7700 tire changers and other automotive wheel service and collision repair products during the 2019 SEMA Show, Nov. 5-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (Booth 10809).
Located at the company’s Troy office, Tom will be responsible for establishing the strategic plan and leading the North American Aftermarket team, which encompasses the United States (US) and Canadian markets, to increase customer satisfaction and drive growth.
During the three days of the event the companies and consortia operating in the fields of spare parts, workshop equipment, technologies for predictive diagnosis and motor sports met with buyers, manufacturers and trade associations that are active both in China and in several countries of Southeast Asia. The aim of the mission was to promote the strength of Italian industry and open new trade routes to a Chinese market with 26 million vehicles registrations per year.
Hi Auto has completed a $4.5 million seed round led by the Israeli car importer Delek Motors and Hi Auto's active chairman Zohar Zisapel. Other investors were Allied Holdings (holding company of car importer Champion Motors), Singapore based Goldbell Group, a leader in the field of distributing and leasing of industrial vehicles, and Plug & Play, which works with automotive corporate partners to introduce innovation.
The Intelligent Diagnostics prepaid plans are more than just keeping coverage updated, they also enhance features and capabilities to maximize the diagnostic tool investment, powering up the tool’s performance so that it is even better than the day it was bought.
Desaneni, who graduated from Osmania University with a degree in Computer Science, joined Yokohama in 2014 as Senior Manager, Enterprise Architect & Platform. He then was promoted to Director, Enterprise Architect & Platform before ascending to Vice President.
Stefan Bachmann is product team lead of MEYLE’s product team Brake, Drive and NVH. The 38-year-old state-certified technician has been working for the Hamburg-based spare parts manufacturer for almost 10 years.
AAPEX co-owners – the Auto Care Association and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) – recently announced a strategic partnership to focus on the Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice. campaign, which was created to engage car owners, policymakers, and other stakeholders on car data – what it is, why it matters, and its implications for consumer choice.
Charlebois Truck Parts Inc. is owned and operated by Ron Charlebois and his son, Randy. The company services the Vermont, New Hampshire and northern New York markets from a new 27,000-square-foot facility.
The Data Innovation Center, located at booth #L2, Sands Upper Lobby in the Sands Expo, will have Auto Care Association staff and subject matter experts present to provide attendees with live demonstrations of its newest technical solution products, including UniLink, Demand Index and the Industry Standards. Interested attendees can secure personalized demos of each product to see how these solutions can be applied to their unique business needs.
Co-located with Automotive Aftermarket Guangzhou (AAG), Rematec Asia presented the opportunity for its European, North American and South East Asian participants to get a first-hand look at remanufacturing companies in China and look for opportunities to enter the Chinese remanufacturing market.
The promotional event kicked off on Oct. 2 when the sweepstakes grand prize winners flew into Missouri and were welcomed with an evening of food, fun, and games at Fun Mountain, a 50,000-square-foot center of endless entertainment at Big Cedar Lodge, Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper’s hosting site.
Maggs began his aftermarket career at Menco Corporation in Springfield, Illinois where he held a variety of roles of increasing responsibility, including store manager, warehouse operations manager, sales manager, general manager and president.
Robert Roos, the organization’s vice president of sales and marketing, has been named president effective immediately, it was announced today by Frank Garcia, chairman of the board, National Pronto Association.
New this year to add to the fun and excitement, cars will race on the Virtual Vehicle Track with bends and turns similar to a Formula 1 track. Players will first make their cars in the virtual reality garage. Cars then will be added to the Virtual Vehicle Track with four cars racing at the same time.
The Aftermarket Club is a student-run organization designed for students who have a passion for the automotive aftermarket industry. This year was significant for the Aftermarket program, as the Northwood University Aftermarket Club Project car was unveiled after nine months of hard work.
During an October 16 webinar hosted by the Production Engine Remanufacturers Association (PERA), Cloyes Vice President of Engineering Jason Thompson and Technical Support Manager Cody Smith will present “Timing Drive Systems: An In-Depth Review of Chain Systems, Components, and Technologies.”
The new shelf stock GT-R PowerPak Plus kit (part #930285660) features a lightweight thick slipper skirt style forging manufactured from 2618 aluminum alloy for additional high temp strength. MAHLE’s GRAFAL skirt coating reduces friction and increases scruffing resistance by providing a unique cushioning property that absorbs hard contact between the piston skirt and the cylinder bore.
The three recipients of the Women of the Year Awards will be recognized at the Women in Auto Care awards ceremony and reception on Nov. 5 from 4-6 p.m. at the Venetian Hotel, Casanova Room 505 in Las Vegas.
Effective Jan. 1, 2020, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will implement a new mandatory requirement to reduce sulfur oxide emissions worldwide by 85%. This is one of the largest reductions in sulfur content of transportation fuel taken at one time and one of the most dramatic fuel regulation changes ever implemented.
Track president Dennis Bickmeier presented Bishop with a commemorative plaque in a special ceremony during the drivers’ meeting held prior to the start of the Federated Auto Parts 400 - NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series race on Saturday, Sept. 21.
The Sport A/S+, engineered for a broad selection of luxury vehicles, high-end performance vehicles, sports cars and American muscle cars, offers a significant upgrade in braking and handling in wet and wintry weather over its highly successful predecessor product and the competition.