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Video: Where is Your Vehicle Data Going?

Who has access to data your vehicle is producing? Spoiler alert – it isn’t the driver and it isn’t the independent repair facility. This video is sponsored by Standard Motor Products.

Standard Motor Products Appoints New Director

Standard Motor Products Inc. has named Patrick McClymont independent director to the company’s board of directors.

SMP Closes Acquisition of General Cable’s Ignition Wire Business

Standard Motor Products Inc. closed on its acquisition of General Cable Corp.’s automotive ignition wire business. SMP acquired the business for roughly $71 million. The deal is still subject to post-closing adjustments, SMP said.  

Standard Motor Products Taps New CEO, Makes Management Changes

Standard Motor Products announced its chairman and CEO, Lawrence Sills, will retire effective March 31, 2016; he will become executive chairman of the board of directors. Eric Sills, president, will succeed him as CEO and will be appointed to the board of directors. Also effective March 31, COO John Gethin will retire and will join

SMP Appoints New CEO, Shuffles Management

Standard Motor Products Inc. is implementing key management changes following the retirement of those in major leadership roles. Chairman and CEO Lawrence I. Sills will retire as CEO and become the company’s executive chairman of the board of directors, effective March 31, 2016. Eric Sills, president of Standard Motor Products and the son of Lawrence

SMP Launches BWD Site

Standard Motor Products Inc. has redesigned its BWD brand website – The new multilingual site, features a responsive and parallax-scrolling design, SMP said. Additionally, the site includes an eCatalog widget search portal on the homepage, a redesigned eCatalog, a TPMS Microsite, technician training section and a digital resource library. “With our new BWD website,

Bartec Adds Qwik-Sensor Coverage

Bartec USA released a tool software update for its range of TPMS tools that gives users the ability to program the multi-coverage programmable sensor from Standard Motor Products Inc. The Qwik-Sensor offering covers 94% of all domestic, European and Asian applications with three multi-coverage TPMS sensors. According to Bartec, in order to program the Qwik-Sensor,

TPMS Education Campaign Earns Automotive Communications Award

TFI Envision Inc. was selected as the winner of the 2014 Automotive Communications Award for its work on a consumer-focused TPMS marketing kit. The “Ad Campaign to Technician/Repair Audience” award was given to TFI Envision for the agency’s work on Standard Motor Products Inc.’s standard TPMS consumer-focused marketing kit. TFI Envision developed this comprehensive kit