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U.S. News: Pep Boys Chain Fires Up On-Line Selling
November 13, 2002 by Auto Service World

The Pep Boys service and parts chain has started selling automotive parts and accessories on its website, pepboys.com.The Pep Boys online shopping experience enables customers to conduct a detailed search by either the name brand or specific part they desire.

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Federal-Mogul Opts to Retain Healthy Glow
November 13, 2002 by Auto Service World

Federal-Mogul Corporation has announced that it plans to retain and grow its Champion automotive glow plug business. Earlier this month, Federal-Mogul announced plans to keep and aggressively develop its Champion automotive spark plug and windshield wiper business in Europe. The

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Walker Repositions Mid-Level Exhaust Offerings
November 11, 2002 by Auto Service World

Walker, one of the automotive service industry’s preeminent brand of exhaust systems and components, has repositioned its mid-level aftermarket product offering to help undercar specialists and general automotive service businesses compete.The new Walker SoundFX product offering combines portions of the

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Bosch Announces Diagnostic System
November 11, 2002 by Auto Service World

Robert Bosch GmbH has announced the introduction of a full function automotive diagnostic system.Bosch Diagnostics is touted as a one-stop solution for service garages facing the demands of advancing automotive electronics. Bosch Diagnostics combines test technology equipment and its software

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Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week Attracts Record Attendance
November 11, 2002 by Auto Service World

Show organizers for Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week 2002 (AAIW) announced that total attendance for this year’s event may set new records and was approximately 19 percent higher than 2001 levels. AAIW consists of the SEMA and AAPEX Shows and was

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AIA President Ray Datt Receives Prestigious Education Award
November 7, 2002 by Auto Service World

Automotive Industries Association of Canada president Ray Datt received the prestigious Northwood University Automotive Aftermarket Education Award for 2002 at an award breakfast during the Automotive Aftermarket Products Exposition (AAPEX) in Las Vegas. The award is presented to individuals in

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PREVIEW: Friday’s Events, Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week, Las Vegas, Nev., November 5-8, 2002
November 7, 2002 by Auto Service World

Here is a list of events scheduled for Friday, November 8 at Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week.Combining the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show and the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), as well as the Internation Tire Retailers Association (ITRA) show,

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Federal-Mogul’s ThermoQuiet Boosts Sales 32 Percent
November 6, 2002 by Auto Service World

Federal-Mogul Corporation has accelerated its sales growth in the pivotal automotive brake products aftermarket with a new technology that delivers powerful, reliable and quiet stopping in today’s domestic and import passenger vehicles. Wagner ThermoQuiet) one-piece brake pads from Federal-Mogul have

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Delphi Launches Additional Capabilities and Products
November 6, 2002 by Auto Service World

Delphi Product and Service Solutions, part of Delphi Corporation, announced the addition of several new products and its latest service solutions at the 2002 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) being held in Las Vegas this week. The new, patented DS800

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PREVIEW: Thursday’s Events at Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week, Las Vegas, Nev., November 5-8, 2002
November 6, 2002 by Auto Service World

Here is a preview of events scheduled for Thursday, November 7 at Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week.More information is available at www.aapexshow.com and www.semashow.com. Preview: AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET PRODUCTS EXPO SANDS EXPO CENTER www.aapexshow.com (SEMA SHOW PREVIEW FOLLOWS) Thursday, November 7 7:00

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NAPA Canada To Supply Canadian Tire With Hard Parts
November 5, 2002 by Auto Service World

In a move that is sure to cause some surprise in the Canadian aftermarket, NAPA Canada has signed a five-year supply and technology agreement with Canadian Tire Corporation. The arrangement will result in NAPA Canada supplying Canadian Tire stores with

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PREVIEW: Wednesday’s Events at Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week, Las Vegas, Nev., November 5-8, 2002
November 5, 2002 by Auto Service World

Here is a list of events scheduled for Wednesday, November 6 at Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week.>More information is available at www.aapexshow.com and www.semashow.com.<br><br><br>Preview: AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET PRODUCTS EXPO<br>SANDS EXPO CENTER<br>www.aapexshow.com<br>(SEMA SHOW PREVIEW FOLLOWS)<br><br>Wednesday, November 6<br><br>7:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m. AAIA Town Hall Meeting,