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Uni-Select Announces Strong Q3 2015 Financial Results
October 29, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

      Uni-Select Inc. has reported solid financial results with increased profitability for the third quarter ended September 30, 2015. “I am very pleased with the performance displayed by our automotive and paint and related products businesses in the

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Rising Sales Of Walker Premium Mufflers, Assemblies Demonstrate Appeal of Stainless Steel Alternative
October 29, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

  Strong growth in sales of Walker Quiet-Flow SS stainless steel mufflers demonstrates the value of offering consumers a premium alternative when recommending replacement exhaust products, according to Tenneco, manufacturer of Walker Emissions Control components. Sales of Quiet-Flow SS premium

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Auto Aide buys Auto Know
October 28, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Auto Aide Technical Services, the Barrie, Ont.-based training and diagnostic equipment company, has purchased Auto Know. Mark Lemay, president of Auto Aide, said the purchase became available upon the retirement of Auto Know owner Ron Brown. “We felt that this

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Wagner Sets New Benchmark in Braking Technology With Wagner OEx Brake Pads
October 28, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

Wagner has introduced a line of new-technology premium replacement brake pads that help consumers stop up to 50 feet sooner1 when driving light trucks, sport utility vehicles and crossovers. Revolutionary and validated, new Wagner OEX brake pads are now available

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Federal-Mogul Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results 
October 28, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

  Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation has announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2015. Net sales for the third quarter were $1,824 million, a decrease of 3% versus the third quarter of 2014. On a constant dollar basis, net

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Warren Distributing Acquires Automotive Inventory Management Systems
October 28, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

    Warren Distributing, Inc. (WDI) has announced the acquisition of Automotive Inventory Management System (AIMS), a warehouse distributor located in Simi Valley, California. “We are very excited to welcome AIMS into the Warren Distributing family,” said Brian Weiss, president

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Weld completes asset purchase of HiPer Technology
October 28, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Weld has acquired the assets of HiPer Technology, Inc. “Weld is excited to add HiPer’s products to our portfolio of premium performance lines. This strategic acquisition brings new markets as well as cutting-edge materials and processes to Weld,” said Weld president

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Tenneco unveils second ‘Shockmobile’
October 27, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Tenneco’s Monroe brand will be rolling out its second 28-foot long, glow-in-the-dark “Shockmobile” in preparation for Monroe’s 100th anniversary next year. The company recently christened its second mobile marketing vehicle in time for a 2,000-mile road trip to the 2015

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Bridgestone to acquire Pep Boys
October 26, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bridgestone, has entered into an agreement to acquire Pep Boys for approximately $835 million. Bridgestone will pay $15 per share in an all-cash transaction for the automotive aftermarket chain. This represents

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PPG Brings Hot Colors, Hot Cars to SEMA
October 26, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

  The hottest colors and the latest trends will be on exhibit at the PPG Automotive Refinish booth at this year’s SEMA Show, Nov. 3–6, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The booth, #24601, will display a dazzling array of

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System Smart Education Display From Gates
October 26, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

  Gates System Smart Belt Education Display will help inform your customers about the importance of serpentine and timing belt systems maintenance. By helping consumers visualize how these systems work and wear together, you’ll be helping them avoid expensive system

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Meet One of Mitchell 1’s Earliest Manager SE Users At AAPEX
October 23, 2015 by Auto Service World

  Mitchell 1 is kicking off a year-long celebration of the 20th anniversary of its Manager™ SE shop management software during AAPEX. In honor of this milestone, Mitchell 1 has invited one of the very first users of the shop