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AMN Drivetime Welcomes Aftermarket Veteran Dave Caracci

Industry vet Dave Caracci says his training and education has come from the school of life.

State of Tire Service and the Aftermarket

Here we are at the beginning of the year – how did the industry do last year? What might we expect in 2023? Short answer: Despite continued challenges and uncertainty, the industry has continued to adapt and perform robustly while driving activity has resumed in aggregate. In this article, I touch on a variety of

MotoRad CEO Matt Buchholz: ‘Pride is Unproductive’

At 17, Matt Buchholz, now CEO of MotoRad, got his first job turning wrenches and along the way discovered what he describes as “a passion for high levels of customer service.” In this drive to meet the needs of customers while building his career and developing his leadership skills, Buchholz shares that he sought out

Women At the Wheel Podcast Welcomes Auto Care’s Stacey Miller

Women at the Wheel celebrates women in the automotive aftermarket who are revolutionary in their field — sparking change and driving results. Join us each month as we engage in illuminating and inspiring conversation with female leaders sharing their career journeys, best advice, most challenging moments and more. In this monthly podcast, Babcox Media editors Amy

Sensata Technologies Launches New Aftermarket Website

The new website contains important marketing and technical information about the company’s OE products that are available in the aftermarket to select channels for automotive, heavy-duty and motorsports industries, the company said.

Alliance CEO Reflects on 6 Decades in Parts Distribution

John Washbish, president and CEO of Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, shares stories of his six decade long career in the business in the AMN Drivetime Podcast with Bill Babcox.

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U.S. Aftermarket To Grow At Annual Rate Of 3.4 Percent Through 2021

The U.S. automotive aftermarket is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.4 percent through 2021.

Bosch Offers New Fuel Pump Warranty

Robert Bosch has announced a warranty update to the Bosch North America fuel pump program. Starting Oct. 1, all Bosch fuel pump part numbers active in the North America catalog will be covered by a limited lifetime warranty. “Today’s fuel pumps can be made up of well over 50 different components. Because of this increase

Spectra Premium Appoints Senior VP

Jason Best has been appointed senior vice president of the aftermarket at Spectra Premium. “Jason has been instrumental in the growth of our aftermarket division and diversification of our core product categories,” said Jacques Mombleau, president and CEO at Spectra Premium. In his expanded role, Best will also manage the company’s aftermarket purchasing, product development

Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Focuses on Changing Industry at Forum

The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance focused on the changing aftermarket at its annual Sales & Marketing Forum Sept. 17-19, at the Plaza Marriott in San Antonio. More than 60 marketing leaders representing more than 35 Alliance shareholders from the U.S., Canada and Mexico attended the event. The main session featured presentations on the Alliance’s “Service