Carparts Distribution Center Inc., a New England-based chain of parts stores and an Auto Value shareholder owner of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Inc., is celebrating 45 years of business this year.
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is hosting a free webinar for service technicians on Friday, Oct. 23, at 4 p.m. ET entitled “Thermal Imaging Applications in a Transportation Environment.”
Little Rock, Ark.-based Replacement Parts Inc., which goes to market as Parts Warehouse Inc. (PWI) and Crow-Burlingame, has completed its merger with Distributors Warehouse Inc. (DWI), headquartered in Paducah, Ky.
Continental Corp. has introduced a new line of original equipment windshield wiper systems replacement parts that are available directly to the aftermarket. Formerly dealer-only parts, the Continental program offers 20 part numbers of wiper motors and transmissions providing applications on import and domestics cars and light trucks from model years 2005-2020.
Dill Air Control Products has introduced its newest system in its tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) line-up: 1506-BAND. It makes ensuring proper tire pressure and temperature on a non-TPMS vehicle with dual rear wheels easy, says the company.
NTN, the parent company of BCA Bearings, has announced the release of 19 new product SKUs. This new release expands the late model coverage of BCA’s line of wheel bearings and hub assemblies. These 19 new SKUs represent coverage for 81 late model applications.
Fall has arrived. The change of seasons means a change to business for many shop owners. This also is the time when many start thinking ahead strategically for the next year. One question that always seems to be top of mind with shop owners is what to do with your labor rate.
Robert Bosch LLC has released its new Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Body Electronics Catalog. Available in ACES format, this new catalog offers better visibility, fast, accurate information and access to application data and images for over 230 ADAS and body electronics parts.
Shops that don’t necessarily specialize in diesel engine repair and maintenance need to do their homework to stay abreast of both previous and current diesel engine control systems in order to service their light truck/towing customers. Here we’ve included a selection of various tips and tricks to help you get your feet wet in the diesel light truck market.
Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP) has added 245 new part numbers to its BWD engine management line. The release features 51 product categories expanding coverage by an additional 200 million VIO through the 2020 model year.
Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP) has added 245 new part numbers to its Standard and Intermotor lines. The release spans 51 product categories and expands coverage for import and domestic applications through the 2020 model year by more than 212 million VIO.
Continental now offers a wide range of OE quality Hybrid Battery Cooling Fans for popular hybrids from model years 2003-2017. Formerly only available from the dealer, Continental has 16 part numbers available for exact replacement on hybrid models from Ford, GM, Honda, Hyundai, KIA, and Toyota.
Cloyes Gear and Products has released three new timing chain kits, two of which contain chain-driven water pumps and one that contains an idler bracket critical to the timing drive and an integral part of the coolant system.