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BPI names new sales director, national / key accounts
January 8, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Brake Parts Inc (BPI) has promoted Paul Oleandi to the position of sales director of national/key accounts. Jake Wegner, vice president of sales for BPI, made the announcement yesterday. “If success can truly be accelerated by positioning and having the

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Federated welcomes new president, Pavey becomes CEO
January 8, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Following the year-end retirement of its long-time CEO, Rusty Bishop, Federated Auto Parts has promoted Sue Godschalk to president. Larry Pavey, who has assumed the role of CEO of Federated, made the announcement yesterday. “Sue Godschalk has a long history

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GREENWOOD: Get focused on your client
January 8, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Do you have the kind of relationship with ASPs that they heed your advice? The most progressive jobbers do.

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New car sales in Canada down 3.6% last year
January 7, 2020 by Allan Janssen

DesRosiers Automotive Consultants says Canadian new-car sales posted their second annual decrease in a row last year. According to DesRosiers, some 1,914,357 units were sold in 2019, a decrease of 3.6% when compared to 2018. This shortcoming marked the first

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Detour Auto launches all new headlight restoration wipes
January 7, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Detour Auto has launched LensBoost headlight restoration wipes, featuring a new applicator and formulation in retail-ready packaging. LensBoost Headlight Restoration Wipes are billed as the fastest, easiest and most affordable way to restore oxidized headlights. Simply wipe both lenses with

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Eye Spy: A customer’s inVENTion
January 7, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  No front defrost? No problem! A customer brought his Pontiac Vibe to Jeremy Bovaird and Jennifer Hebert at Jers’ Garage in City of Kawartha Lakes, Ont. to show off his homemade repair to clear his windshield. “We told him earlier

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Kevin Brimble to head ACDelco national sales, marketing
January 6, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Kevin Brimble has been promoted to ACDelco’s new national sales and marketing manager, at Customer Care and Aftersales, General Motors of Canada. He brings a diverse background of field, finance, marketing and sales experience with 20 years at General Motors

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IHS Markit adds to new executives in key roles
January 6, 2020 by Allan Janssen

IHS Markit, a global supplier of automotive analytics and data solutions, has added two industry veterans to lead strategic business areas within the firm. Joe Kyriakoza has been named to the new role of vice president and general manager of Automotive Marketing

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Category Focus: Diagnostic Tools
January 6, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The latest releases in the automotive diagnostic tool space.

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China’s evolving aftermarket on the agenda at AASA Global Summit
January 3, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Robert Zhu, chairman and CEO of WONH Global Industries, the manufacturer and distributor of TrakMotive branded products, will be a featured speaker at the 2020 AASA Global Summit in Coral Gables Fla. on Feb. 7. Zhu will present a “Regional

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October contraction includes biggest retail decline since 2016
January 3, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Canada’s economy contracted slightly in October, with real gross domestic product down 0.1 per cent from September – the first month-to-month decline since February, Statistics Canada has reported. Economists had projected a flat GDP report for October compared with September,

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Robots won’t take over any time soon: federal report
January 3, 2020 by The Canadian Press

By Jordan Press The Canadian Press – Newly released documents show that top government officials believe there’s no imminent threat that artificial intelligence and robots will displace large segments of the Canadian workforce. In work done last year, federal experts