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Motorcar Parts of America Launches Warranty-Reduction Program

The program features a tested and proven method of reducing returns for MPA’s Pure-Energy and Quality-Built new and remanufactured starters and alternators.

NSF International and Ping An Property & Casualty Insurance Announce Automotive Aftermarket Parts Certification Program for China Market

NSF International said it will work together with Ping An to ensure that aftermarket automotive parts are equivalent to the original equipment (OE) service parts in form, fit and function.

US Aftermarket to Grow at an Annual Rate of 3.7 Percent Through 2019

Joint Channel Forecast Model predicts sales to total $296.3 billion through 2019.

ASA Participates in Connected Car Panel at AASA Vision Conference

The panel discussed the future of vehicle-to-vehicle communications, the independent aftermarket supplier’s role with advanced vehicles and how the diagnostics community can better prepare for these advances.

SEMA Seeks Next Automotive Aftermarket Star

The Launch Pad competition offers young and emerging entrepreneurs in the automotive aftermarket the opportunity to jumpstart their businesses.

Roark Capital Portfolio Company Driven Brands Acquires CARSTAR

Latest addition to Driven Brands portfolio creates North American powerhouse in the automotive aftermarket franchising industry.

NPD Group Forecasts Robust Summer Travel for Consumers

Executive Director David Portalatin says that with March miles driven in the U.S. exceeding the previous high point of November 2007, the automotive aftermarket has recovered all miles lost during the recession.

Chicago Pneumatic’s New Workshop Equipment Line

The new line of workshop equipment includes jack stands, bottle and floor jacks, air-hydraulic jacks and presses, torque wrenches and other accessories.

Uni-Select Inc. Acquires Two Aftermarket Distributors

Acquisitions strengthen FinishMaster’s footprint in Southern California and complement existing operations in the North Carolina market.

U.S. Aftermarket to Grow at Annual Rate of 3.6 Percent Through 2018

Total aftermarket sales predicted to grow from $246.7 billion in 2014 to $284.3 billion in 2018, an increase of nearly $38 billion over the four-year period.

SEMA Announces Battle of the Builders Winner

Kyle Tucker named top competitor during SEMA Ignited, a special event open to consumers that previewed new automotive accessories.