ACDelco says it is the only aftermarket provider offering GM OE transfer cases in the retail market.

ACDelco Introduces GM OE Transfer Cases

Nine General Motors original equipment (OE) new transfer cases for GM full-size pickups trucks will be made available to the independent aftermarket in December 2015 through ACDelco.


Hotwire Will Return After Thanksgiving Holiday

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the next edition of Hotwire will be out on Nov. 30. AAA predicts 46.9 million Americans will journey 50 or more miles from home during the holiday. They will pay the lowest pump prices for the holiday since 2008. Just how far will gas prices drop?


Bridgestone Closes In on Purchase of Pep Boys

Bridgestone Americas Inc. is one step closer to acquiring Pep Boys-Manny, Moe & Jack. The waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvement Act of 1976 (HSR Act), as amended, has been terminated with respect to the cash tender offer by Bridgestone's wholly owned subsidiary, TAJ Acquisition Co., to purchase all of the outstanding shares of  Pep Boys.

Members of the Black's Tire team, from left to right, Ricky Benton, Ryan Benton, and Keith Noble, participated in a forum of successful tire dealers during the SEMA Show.

3 Tips for Success from MTD's 2015 Tire Dealer of the Year

As Modern Tire Dealer’s 2015 Tire Dealer of the Year, Ricky Benton of Black’s Tire Service Inc. landed in the hot seat at the 2015 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show. A room full of independent tire dealers wanted to know his secrets to success.


KYB Offers Training on Ride Control

KYB Americas Corp. has launched a campaign to help service providers communicate the importance of ride control maintenance to help keep a vehicle’s computerized safety systems working within designed capabilities. 

The Pep Boys/Bridgestone deal is scheduled to close by Jan. 4, 2016.

Bridgestone: Pep Boys on the Radar Since 2013

The acquisition of The Pep Boys — Manny, Moe & Jack by Bridgestone Americas Inc. is underway, and it turns out the tire maker has had its eye on Pep Boys and considered it an acquisition target for "the past several years.”

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