AMN Drivetime Podcast Archives - Tire Review Magazine
AMN Drivetime Welcomes Aftermarket Veteran Dave Caracci

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

AMN Drivetime: MEMA Leaders Chat About the Future

In mid-November, the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) made a major announcement about a new business structure to better position the organization and the vehicle supplier community for the future. The 118-year-old organization will now operate under one umbrella — MEMA — and will represent automotive and commercial vehicle suppliers with two groups: MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers

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

Valvoline’s Roger England Joins the Latest AMN Drivetime Podcast

When asked if he was currently in his “dream job” as vice president and chief R&D officer for Valvoline, Roger England’s response says it all: “Heck yeah. I have a great time. I enjoy going to work,” Roger shares with Bill Babcox in the most recent episode of the AMN Drivetime podcast. “I was hired

Tom Taylor of Rock Auto Featured on AMN Drivetime Podcast

An admitted “car hoarder,” Tom Taylor, VP of marketing and co-owner of Rock Auto, says he and his family really lucked out when they founded the online auto parts retailer in the midst of the “Dot Com” bubble. According to their website, Rock Auto’s goal is to “liberate information hidden behind the auto parts store

Pronto Network President Featured on AMN Drivetime [Podcast]

In this episode of AMN Drivetime, Bill and Robert also dive into the following topics: 0:50 – How Robert was recruited to the aftermarket right out of high school 3:06 – How it feels to go from stocking parts shelves to leading a national program group 5:24 – What Pronto Network members are most focused

AMN Drivetime Welcomes John Lussier of Tendeco

In this latest episode of AMN Drivetime, Babcox Media CEO Bill Babcox sits down with John Lussier, president of Tendeco Sales Inc., under which the Litens brand resides. In the interview, the two executives talk about a variety of important industry issues – from supply chain challenges to sourcing, R&D, OE heritage, international business and

AMN Drivetime Podcast Welcomes NGK’s Brian Norko (video)

NGK’s Brian Norko credits an important mentor in his career that helped him learn the key to being successful.

AMN Drivetime Podcast Welcomes NGK’s Brian Norko (podcast)

In this latest episode, NGK’s Brian Norko, credits an important mentor in his career that helped him learn the key to being a successful sales professional

AMN Drivetime: AASA’S Paul McCarthy (podcast)

In this latest episode, AASA’s Paul McCarthy shares what it means to be passionate about what you do.

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Roger McCollum on Commitment to Industry [Podcast]

Roger McCollum, chairman and CEO of NA Williams, began his long career in the automotive aftermarket at Ken Tool Co., in Akron, Ohio, where he served in a variety of sales and management positions, eventually advancing to national sales manager. He joined N.A. Williams Co. in 1984 and currently serves as chairman and CEO of the

AMN Drivetime: ACDelco’s Dave Marsh [PODCAST]

For Dave Marsh, turning personal strengths into something of value as a professional is what has guided him in his 32-year career with General Motors.