Robert Bosch LLC’s Automotive Aftermarket North America division and Team Penske have renewed their alliance. Bosch will return as an associate partner in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the Verizon IndyCar Series and in the V8 Supercars Championship with Team Penske.
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is adding the Preventive Maintenance and Inspection (PMI) test (Test T8) to the requirements for ASE Master Truck Technicians.
The new EnduroVision line of conventional wiper blades from Denso Products and Services Americas Inc. is competitively priced to meet the needs of motorists driving the vast majority of cars and light trucks on the road today.
Tenneco Inc.’s Monroe Shocks and Struts brand is celebrating its 100th Anniversary in 2016 with programs, promotions and other activities designed to support the thousands of parts and service providers and millions of consumers worldwide who rely on Monroe products.
Ford Motor Co. has added bag-in-a-box packaging for six oils and two automatic transmission fluids to the Motorcraft product line.
The Equipment and Tool Institute (ETI) has redesigned its website. New features include streamlined access to the Tek-Net Library, market research, and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) data licensing information.
The X-tra Seal Smart Sensor Pro+ Tool from 31 Inc. aids in diagnosing failed sensors, programming new Smart Sensors, and performing vehicle relearns, including Asian vehicles.
After offering $18.50 per share, Icahn Enterprises LP has purchased more than 38 million shares of Pep Boys — Manny, Moe & Jack, and the merging of the two companies will follow "as soon as practicable."
Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket's new VDO blind spot detection sensor is a direct OE replacement for blind spot zone collision warning systems on 2011-2015 Lexus and Toyota models.
Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP) has added 500 part numbers to its Standard and Intermotor lines.
Rema Tip Top AG has appointed Thorsten Wach to serve as chairman and Udo Zimmer to be financial director of its board of directors. The appointments expand the board from two to four reporting lines and are effective March 2016.
At the closing gala of the Congress of Point S France, before more than 500 merchants and suppliers, Point S Canada was awarded an honorary prize for the most impressive banner launching campaign, as well as the most impressive network transformation.
The founder of Tire Discounters Inc., William “Chip” H. Wood, is returning to the helm of one of the nation's top-10 tire dealers as CEO, replacing Paul Brunner, effective immediately.
I can certainly sympathize with the Herchick family (per your editorial in the November 2015 issue of Modern Tire Dealer). Having only started eight years earlier, we can all look back at better times.
There are three major issues you will have to deal with as tire dealers in 2016 and beyond. The first is Obamacare. The second is tire labeling. And the third is tire registration.