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Lucas Oil Named Title Sponsor of Inaugural JuniorMotoX
February 12, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

Lucas Oil has been named the title sponsor of the inaugural JuniorMotoX, which will take place at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Oklahoma on May 12-14, 2016. The new event will showcase youth racers as the maximum age is

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WIX Filters Named 2015 O’Reilly Auto Parts Supplier of the Year
February 12, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

    WIX Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products, has been named the 2015 Supplier of the Year by O’Reilly Auto Parts during its annual managers’ conference. “We are incredibly honored and humbled to receive such a prestigious award

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Advance Auto Parts Reports Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2015 
February 11, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

      Advance Auto Parts, Inc. has announced its financial results for the fourth quarter ended January 2, 2016. Fourth quarter comparable cash earnings per diluted share (Comparable Cash EPS) were $1.22. These results exclude $0.08 of amortization of acquired intangible assets and

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Rancho ‘Lift Kit Rewards!’ Promotion Available for Sales of Rancho Performance Suspension Systems
February 11, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

    The Rancho “Lift Kit Rewards!” promotion – awarding up to $75 for each qualifying lift kit and ride control sale from March 1 through June 30, 2016 – allows counter professionals to earn MasterCard Card rewards for the

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Hankook Tire Records 6.4 % of Growth in Ultra High Performance Tire Sales Fourth Quarter of 2015
February 11, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

    Hankook Tire reported global consolidated quarterly revenue of $1.87 billion CAD and an operating profit of $276.1 million CAD for the fourth quarter of 2015. Hankook Tire secured an overall sales and operating profits that was on par

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Tenneco begins the 2016 Expert Plus loyalty program
February 11, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Enrollment is underway for the Expert Plus loyalty program from Tenneco. The 2016 Expert Plus program –designed to help automotive service businesses increase their share of the undercar service market – provides an all-inclusive package of consumer promotions, trade incentives,

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Mahle Service Solutions to Showcase New “SMART A/C” Technology At MACS 2016 In Orlando
February 10, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Located at MACS booth #317, the Mahle Service Solutions display highlights much of the company’s equipment offering, including many new and different models with updated features and benefits to users.  The ArcticPRO ACX1185 A/C service machine for vehicles that

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Uni-Select Announces Three Acquisitions
February 9, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

    Uni-Select Inc. has completed the acquisition, through one of its Canadian subsidiaries, of all the shares of Pièces d’autos M.A.G. Inc. (“M.A.G.”) and entered into an agreement to purchase, through one of its Canadian subsidiaries, substantially all of

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Bosch And Team Penske Extend 24-Year Alliance
February 9, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Building on one of the most successful and longest-lasting partnerships in motorsports, Team Penske and Bosch Automotive Aftermarket North America have announced a multi-year extension that will carry on the 24-year relationship between the two companies. Under the terms

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More Than 500,000 Dodge Chargers Recalled By Chrysler
February 9, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than a half-million Dodge Chargers worldwide because they can slip off of a jack when tires are being changed. The recall covers Chargers from the 2011 to 2016 model years. The company says the

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Motoring TV 2016 Car Of The Year
February 9, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Celebrating 29 seasons on TSN, Motoring TV, one of the longest-running and most respected Canadian automotive television programs, has selected the Cadillac ATS-V as its Car of the Year for 2016. “The Cadillac ATS-V takes an award winning car

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Honda Recalls More Than 2.2 Million Cars Over Faulty Takata Airbags
February 8, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

      Honda now says it will recall more than 2.2 million U.S. vehicles due to faulty Takata airbags, about 500,000 more than was originally reported. And the maker says a separate airbag defect will force it to recall