Coordinating events around the 2016 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show and 2016 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo in Las Vegas led to improved attendance among Automotive Distribution Network (Network) members at other industry events.
Vincent Cerra of Cerra Automotive in Greensburg, Pa., won a trip to the 2016 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), and drove home with an even bigger prize from Brake Parts Inc.: a 1969 Mustang from the Raybestos brand.
To celebrate the launch of the Mahle Original gasket brand, Mahle Aftermarket Inc. is holding a “Drive with the Original” contest with a grand prize of a custom-built, twin-turbocharged, Mahle Ford Mustang from Petty’s Garage.
Denso Products and Services Americas Inc. has created a new vehicle inspection tool, VehicleMRI. The web-based application will be available in 2017, and the company says it reflects its "increasing involvement in vehicle diagnostics."
Toyota Motor Corp. has incorporated its Toyota Active Recall notification system into Mitchell 1’s management system, Manager SE. It's the only shop management system embedded with the automaker's recall alerts.
Lumileds Holding B.V., a subsidiary of Royal Philips, has expanded its line of Philips HiPerVision halogen bulbs to include the CrystalVision ultra upgrade, and for the first time the bulbs are available to the aftermarket.
ACDelco is celebrating 100 years in the automotive aftermarket and is offering a preview of the future during the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) going on now at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas.
Dana Corp. is the sole distributor of its Victor Reinz gasket portfolio in North America as of Nov. 1, 2016. The company held a “homecoming” for the brand during the 2016 Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX).
NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), Inc. unveiled its new ignition coils line at the 2016 Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo.
Mahle Aftermarket Inc. will award a Ford Mustang from Petty’s Garage to the winning technician in its new “Drive with the Original” promotion. The company kicked off the contest at the 2016 Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) on Nov. 1.
Members of the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) elected their 2017 board of directors at the organization’s annual meeting on Oct. 31 in Las Vegas.
Dayco Products LLC has established the Ed Rammel Memorial Scholarship Fund through the University of the Aftermarket Foundation, funded by Dayco in memory of its late president of the North American and Australian Aftermarket.
The 50th Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show starts tomorrow, but publicity surrounding the show already has begun.