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TECHNICIANS SAY SERVICE ADVISORS UNDERESTIMATE REPAIR TIMES
(July 22, 2014) -- According to the surveyed techs, as many as one-third of all dealership customers are given unrealistic waiting times by service advisors. Service advisors disagree, stating they are accurate 83% of the time. ...more
 
DAYCO WINS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE’S LARGE INDUSTRY AWARD
(July 22, 2014) -- Dayco Products has been named the 2014 Large Industry Award winner by the Walterboro-Colleton, S.C. Chamber of Commerce. The award, voted on by members of the Chamber, is given to a large industry that is a proven leader within the Walterboro, South ...more
 
FEDERAL-MOGUL MOTORPARTS ANNOUNCES ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGES
(July 21, 2014) -- Leadership appointments intended to better align regional operations and strengthen business units while supporting global growth. ...more
 
RETIRED CEO OF WORLDPAC WILL ADDRESS UNIVERSITY OF THE AFTERMARKET STUDENTS
(July 18, 2014) -- Tom O’Hare, the retired former president and CEO of Worldpac, will serve as the opening speaker for the next University of the Aftermarket Leadership 2.0 program. ...more
 
SNAP-ON OFFERS FREE ONLINE TRAINING FOR MODIS ULTRA TOOL
(July 18, 2014) -- The 10 new training modules are designed to help technicians, from rookies to seasoned diagnostic specialists, navigate the features and functionality of this new multifunction tool that includes a fully integrated scan tool, lab scope, vehicle-speci ...more
 
EPICOR MARKS 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF AFTERMARKET PARTS ECATALOG
(July 17, 2014) -- The company introduced the industry’s first electronic catalog (eCatalog) in August 1984. Today, Epicor eCatalog products and related data solutions are used by tens of thousands of parts professionals, more than 100,000 vehicle service providers and ...more
 
MONROE’S SUMMER CAMPAIGN GIVES $30 REBATES WITH PURCHASE OF SHOCKS AND STRUTS
(July 16, 2014) -- Tenneco’s Monroe Shocks and Struts brand has launched its “Driving Safety” promotion, an offer that gives consumers a chance to earn a rewards cheque valued at up to $30 for qualifying Monroe and Rancho product purchases between July 1 and July 31, 2 ...more
 
CHAMPION’S FACEBOOK PAGE REACHES 200,000 “LIKES”
(July 15, 2014) -- The Champion brand recently surpassed 200,000 “Likes” on its Facebook page. Champion also has nearly 4,000 followers on Twitter and attracts more than 40,000 unique visitors each month to its www.AlwaysAChampion.com website. ...more
 
CRP AUTOMOTIVE LAUNCHES AWARENESS CAMPAIGN FOR REIN BRAND
(July 14, 2014) -- CRP Automotive has launched a complete brand campaign designed to create stronger brand awareness and preference for Rein Automotive parts, and communicate the brand’s unique selling proposition of OE quality, trust, and reliability. ...more
 
SNAP-ON PURCHASES PRO-CUT INTERNATIONAL
(July 11, 2014) -- Snap-on Incorporated has acquired substantially all of the assets of Pro-Cut International, Inc. (“Pro-Cut”) for approximately $42 million in cash. ...more
 

PARTS GUIDE
Cardone’s latest parts guide highlights new products, hard-to-find parts and parts available to the aftermarket exclusively from Cardone. It also includes links to several new technical videos and more. ...more
 
ELECTRIC WATER PUMPS
Gates has launched 12 new electric water pumps, covering 4.8 million vehicles in operation in North America, from model years 2006 to 2013. An additional seven pumps will be launched later this year. ...more
 
DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION FLUID
Red Line has released an all-new product, DCTF Dual Clutch Transmission Fluid (part #31004), for many of the latest 6-, 7- and 8-speed transmissions found in modern passenger cars. ...more
 
ELECTRONIC UNIT PUMPS
Delphi has launched a global Electronic Unit Pump (EUP) and Smart Injector repair program for high performance, heavy-duty (HD) applications. ...more
 
NEW AND REMAN PARTS
Cardone has released 12 new A1 Cardone reman parts and 12 new Cardone Select new parts. ...more
 
REMOTE HOSE CLAMP PLIERS
The new Snap-on Remote Hose Clamp Pliers offer increased accessibility and comfort, along with infinite locking positions for a wide range of hose clamp sizes and styles. ...more
 
IGNITION COILS
Delphi Product has introduced 23 new ignition coils to its engine management product portfolio. The new parts cover over 7.3 million vehicles including Audi, Chevrolet, Dodge, Hyundai, Ford, Honda and Jeep applications from 1991 to 2013. ...more
 
SCISSOR LIFT
Forward Lift’s new 11,000 lb. capacity ML11 scissor lift provides all the versatility and ease-of-use of a traditional four-post vehicle lift with a much narrower footprint. The lift’s scissor-style lifting mechanism is located entirely under the run ...more
 
ACCESSORY BELTS
Gates says its new belts match the latest OE materials and construction, which include matching aramid cord on certain applications to meet or exceed OE standards. ...more
 
AIR IMPACT DRIVERS
Master Power, a business unit of Apex Tool Group has launched two new air impact drivers. Designed to provide class-leading performance, durability and ergonomics, the MP2264B and MP2265B are suited for a variety of heavy-duty industrial assembly and ...more
 

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