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Acura recalls SUVs because tail lights can go dark
April 9, 2019 by Adam Malik

Honda’s luxury brand Acura is recalling more than 360,000 SUVs worldwide because water can get into the tail lights and make them go dark. The recall is mostly in North America and covers the MDX from the 2014 through 2019

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Sights from Lordco’s annual tradeshow
April 5, 2019 by Adam Malik

Lordco Parts hosted its 29th Annual Tradeshow during the first week of April at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver. It was another busy event as more than 15,000 people (including vendors and staff) resisted the sun and warm weather outside

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Want to boost morale? Talk sports
April 5, 2019 by Adam Malik

Playoff season is approaching for pro hockey and basketball, baseball season is here and college basketball’s biggest tournament is heading to it’s pinnacle moment. Many people are drawn to sports at this time of year as favourite teams chase the

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Collisions drive autonomous tech to forefront
April 5, 2019 by Adam Malik

It’s simple cause and effect – having more vehicles on roads around the world means more collisions. With the global vehicle count at about 1.32 billion – a number that has doubled over the last 20 years – a number

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Denso wins Vendor of the Year award for second year in a row
April 4, 2019 by Allan Janssen

DensoProducts and Services Americas, Inc.,has been named 2018 Vendor of the Year by 1Parts North America. The coveted industry award was announced during the Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) national conference and expo in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. “The

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NAPA’s GTA show attracts big crowd
April 4, 2019 by Allan Janssen

More than 500 pre-register for NAPA’s new GTA show, which keeps Paste Automotive’s biennial trade show tradition alive.

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IWI Motor Parts joins the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance
April 3, 2019 by Allan Janssen

IWI Motor Parts of Dubuque, Iowa, is the newest shareholder of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance. “We are tremendously excited to welcome IWI Motor Parts as our newest affiliate,” said John R. Washbish, president and CEO of the Alliance. “IWI’s

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KYB named APA’s Outstanding Marketing Partner of the Year
April 3, 2019 by Allan Janssen

The Automotive Parts Association (APA) has named KYB its Outstanding Marketing Partner of the Year for 2019. According to KYB, the award is the result of its commitment to service, strong national promotions, and a dedication to training service technicians

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Arnott bring in new rear air springs for Audi
April 3, 2019 by Adam Malik

Air suspension supplier Arnott has added new rear air springs for a variety of Audi models. Applications including the Audi A6, A6 Quattro, S6, S7 and RS7 models. The new air springs feature a ContiTech OE-quality air sleeve, CNC machined

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Vast-Auto, L’entrepôt pièces d’autos form joint venture to serve Montreal’s north shore
April 2, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Vast-Auto Distribution, a subsidiary of Groupe Del Vasto, has signed an agreement with L’entrepôt pièces d’autos to form a joint venture partnership on the North Shore of Montreal. The deal, expected to close on May 1, will create a new

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Gilbert family expands and rebrands in B.C.
April 2, 2019 by Adam Malik

British Columbia’s jobber community in the Okanogan Valley looks a little different. The Gilbert family has acquired a pair of locations in the region from West-Can Auto Parts. That takes them to three auto parts stores and two industrial locations.

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New shareholder joins Alliance
April 1, 2019 by Adam Malik

IWI Motor Parts has joined The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance as its newest shareholder. The Iowa-based parts distributor is a second-generation family-owned business that opened in 1962. The company started in a family station wagon that travelled to local gas