NGK Spark Plugs has been named the brand with the highest increase in U.S. market share in the maintenance and repair super category as part of The NPD Group’s 2020 Automotive Aftermarket Performance Awards.
AAPEX 2019 is hosting a three-hour ADAS Forum to help repair outlets prepare for servicing advanced driver-assistance systems. Here's a rundown on the topics along with perspective from Jason and Janet Bigelow, who dropped tire sales at their New Jersey business to focus on ADAS service.
The consumer world may be obsessed with virtual reality games and experiences, but in the automotive field, Bosch Automotive Service Solutions is finding a place for augmented reality technology to help technicians work faster and explain repairs more easily to consumers. This isn’t a far-off dream for sci-fi fans. At the 2016 Automotive Aftermarket Parts Expo (AAPEX), Bosch said it expects to bring the futuristic technology to the aftermarket in 2017.
Nearly 70,000 buyers from more than 100 countries traveled to Las Vegas to see if their suppliers or potential trading partners had new tires and other products that would astound and amaze them, like the neon lights on the Strip. And they weren’t disappointed.
The Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) will be held Tuesday, Nov. 1, through Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, with AAPEXedu (educational) sessions starting on Monday, Oct. 31.
Automotive technology is moving at warp speed these days. Exhibitors at the 2015 Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) did more than spotlight tools and products to help shops keep up with today’s technologies. They also gave visitors to their booths a heads-up on the innovations coming down the pipeline.