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.
In this new role, he will lead the Gates-branded field sales organization driving organic growth, market share and new product sales into the wholesale distribution channel.Read More
Penny Pincher has built its reputation on providing the highest level of service combined with the most reliable inventory in Phoenix for more than 40 years.Read More
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is proposing to require manufacturers of motor vehicles, tires and child-restraint systems to retain records for 10 years rather than five.
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The company is a longtime supplier to General Motors. This is the 20th time Gentex has received the award.
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DENSO today announced updates to its new business strategy and progress toward achieving its 2030 goal: to create and inspire new value for the future of advanced mobility.
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A new franchisee who qualifies as a veteran will receive a substantial reduction on the initial franchise fee, as well as a reduction on the royalty fees during the first two years of a new Maaco center’s operations.
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AutoZone just reported strong sales numbers for its fiscal third quarter. But with the cloud of a trade war hanging over the U.S. economy, AutoZone CEO Bill Rhodes made a point to talk about tariffs during the company’s May 21 conference call.
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A trusted and reliable partner since 2013, Hankook has now been the recipient of awards in the supplier value category four times as well as two in the newly merged delivery and quality category from the manufacturer.
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