Network Expands Its Reach in Canada

The Automotive Distribution Network continues to expand throughout North America with the recent signing of Toronto, Ontario-based Avenue Motor Works Inc. into membership under the Auto Pride brand.  


5 Quick Takeaways From the 2016 Modern Tire Dealer 100

We know you want it, and we’ve got it. The 2016 Modern Tire Dealer 100 spans six pages and shows how you, and your fellow independent tire dealers, have grown. Here’s a quick link to download the list, plus five quick takeaways.


AAA: Flat Tires and Dead Batteries Remain Top Problems for Drivers

Battery failures, flat tires, and keys locked inside a vehicle remain the top needs of those who call for AAA roadside assistance, but in 2015 AAA rescued a record number of 32 million drivers with more of those problems than ever before. What's most surprising is the age of those stranded vehicles.


Women's Board Seeks Nominees for Annual Awards

The Car Care Council Women’s Board is accepting nominees for the Women of the Year Awards, which include Auto Care Woman of the Year, Female Shop Owner of the Year, and Auto Care Woman of Excellence.

Monster says its new brushless tools feature overload protection and constant speed. The 1200W variable speed polisher is pictured.

Monster Brand Adds Corded Brushless Tools

The Monster brand from Integrated Supply Network Inc. has added the MST6148 corded brushless 1200W angle grinder and the MST6149 corded brushless 1200W variable speed polisher to its product line.


More Time to Enter the Raybestos ‘Rev Up Your Walls’ Promotion

Brake Parts Inc. LLC has extended its Raybestos Rev Up Your Walls promotion through Aug. 31, 2016, giving customers more time to purchase the ’69 Mustang Kit (36-MUSTANGTT), which includes a chance to win the newly restored, one-of-a-kind 1969 Raybestos Mustang.


Apply Now for a Scholarship From ACDelco

ACDelco is reminding students pursuing careers in automotive service to submit their applications for the “100 Years, 100 Futures” scholarship program no later than Sunday, July 31, 2016.


Industry Analyst Downgrades Monro Muffler Brake Shares

Northcoast Research Holdings LLC is downgrading shares of Monro Muffler Brake Inc. Nick Mitchell, senior vice president of research, says the change reflects “increasing doubts regarding the organization’s ability to achieve its intermediate-term financial goals due to in-store execution issues, as well as lofty valuations.”


Monro Will Release Results on July 28

Monro Muffler Brake Inc. will report fiscal 2017 first quarter earnings on July 28, 2016.  The company will host a conference call and audio webcast at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

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