The automotive aftermarket or motor vehicle aftermarket is a critical segment of the U.S. economy. Distribution channels include original equipment, original equipment service, traditional automotive, programmed distribution, large retailers, and the non-traditional markets. This industry includes all products and services purchased for light and heavy duty vehicles after the original sale. This includes replacement parts for under hood and undercar, engine management, temperature controls, accessories, lubricants and appearance products. This also covers service repairs and the tools and equipment necessary to make the repair.
The Automotive Aftermarket total revenue exceeds 307.7 billion dollars in sales. Additionally, this industry employs over 4.1 million people, more than 800,000 of which are technicians.
The Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) recognized supplier partners with special awards during its annual combined member meeting held March 12-15 at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
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This new award recognizing collaborative and innovative initiatives in the aftermarket will be presented at the upcoming AASA Vision Conference.
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A 100-percent family owned and managed business, Forgeline Motorsports is located in Dayton, Ohio, and operated by twin brothers Dave and Steve Schardt.
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Before joining BPI, Moen most recently served as vice president of sales for Remy Power Products North America where he was responsible for sales strategy and operations, program and team development, customer relations, category management, pricing and product placement, technical support and training, as well as the establishment and measurement of key performance indicators.
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The nationwide search for aspiring, up-and-coming young vehicle builders comes to Southern California, as the SEMA Young Guns Regional Program joins Formula Drift April 6 in Long Beach, California.
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WIX Filters will be working with the entire Legend Car community in the United States, Australia, Europe and more than 29 other participating countries.
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The PBES Conference is an annual education event that brings together the leaders of the automotive aftermarket paint, body and equipment industry.
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The event, designed to meet the needs of today’s candidates, offers the flexibility to walk into any Tire Discounters store for an on the spot interview with the store manager.
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In this role, Elizer will lead the company’s government affairs activities, including international and domestic public policy, political engagement, the PPG Political Action Committee (PPG PAC) and related compliance activities.
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They will team up for Subaru Rally Team USA events and the One Lap of America race.
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