Corporate News

  • SMP Receives Extra Miler Award from AutoZone

    June 2022

    AutoZone held its annual Vendor Partner Summit on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. This was AutoZone’s first in-person supplier meeting since June 2019. During the Vendor Awards banquet, Standard Motor Products received the 2022 Extra Miler award for Excellence in Supply Chain. 

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  • SMP Wins 2021 Spirit of NAPA® Award

    June 2022

    SMP is pleased to announce it is the recipient of the 2021 Spirit of NAPA® trophy, presented at NAPA® Auto Parts’ Vendor Summit and Supplier Awards Banquet on May 25, 2022. 

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  • SMP Introduces 146 New Part Numbers

    May 2022

    SMP announces the addition of 146 new part numbers to its Standard®, Blue Streak®, and Standard Import® lines. SMP’s new part number release for May 2022 spans 55 different product categories and includes 38 part numbers for 2021 and 2022 model year vehicles. 

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  • Deadline Approaching for SMP Automotive Scholarships

    May 2022

    Earlier this year, SMP announced its 2022 scholarship programs: The Blue Streak ‘Better Then, Better Now’ Scholarship and the Women in Auto Care Scholarship. Grants of $5,000 will be awarded to two students in each category. Submissions will be accepted through May 31, 2022. 

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  • SMP Releases 138 New Part Numbers

    May 2022

    SMP announces the addition of 138 new part numbers to its Standard® and Standard® Import lines. SMP’s April new part number release spans 83 product categories and expands coverage for import and domestic applications by 100 million vehicles. The recent release includes 32 part numbers for 2021 and 2022 model year vehicles along with 66 aftermarket-exclusives. 

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  • APSG “The Group” Awards

    May 2022

    SMP receives 2022 “Outstanding Vendor of the Year” and “Service Level Award” from the Automotive Parts Service Group (ASPG) at 6th annual members meeting held in Grapevine, Texas.

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  • SMP Expands Electronic Throttle Body Offering

    April 2022

    The most recent expansion to Standard’s ETB offering features applications for popular import nameplates including Toyota, Nissan, Mazda, Hyundai and Kia. Standard’s ETB line-up now includes more than 200 part numbers, and covers 190 million vehicles. Providing industry-leading, late model coverage for domestic and import vehicles, Standard® offers ETBs for 2021 and 2022 model years.

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  • SMP Releases 434 New Part Numbers

    March 2022

    SMP announces the addition of 434 new part numbers to its Standard®, Standard® Import and Blue Streak® lines. The release spans 129 product categories and expands coverage for import and domestic applications through the 2022 model year by more than 500 million VIO. 

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  • SMP Employees Give Back Through SMP Cares™ & SMP’s Annual Scholarship Awards

    December 2021

    SMP strives to be a good corporate citizen to our employees and the communities within which we operate. We focus on values of ethics, integrity, common decency, and most importantly respect and support for others. Through the SMP Cares™ initiative our priority is to support the livelihood of the communities where we operate. In addition, we supporting the next generation of technicians and automotive professionals as a way to sustain and give back to the industry.

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  • Eric Sills Testifies Before US House Committee of Energy & Commerce

    November 2021

    Eric Sills, President and CEO of Standard Motor Products and incoming Board Chairman of AASA, spoke before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection & Commerce. Sills was one of only four to testify on supply chain resilience and American competitiveness.

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