OEConnection LLC (OEC), the parts ecommerce provider for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) distribution networks, announced that they are expanding RepairLink, their mechanical parts procurement solution, to Canada. A web-based technology, RepairLink allows dealers to provide mechanical repair shop customers with OE repair parts at competitive prices versus the aftermarket. Through RepairLink Shop, repair shops can […]
The Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC) Awards Committee has announced the honorees for the organization’s National Excellence in Training Awards. The Grand Winner of the ATMC National Excellence in Training Award for 2015 is Genuine Parts Company/NAPA Auto Parts for their program, “Store Operations Training.” Also receiving National Excellence in Training Awards are WheelTime Network […]
Snap-on Incorporated announced that it acquired the assets of Ecotechnics S.p.A. for approximately $13.0 million in cash. Based in Sesto Fiorentino, Italy, Ecotechnics, with 2014 sales of approximately €12.4 million, designs and manufactures automatic vehicle air conditioning maintenance equipment for OEM dealerships and the automotive aftermarket worldwide. Ecotechnics will be part of Snap-On’s Repair Systems […]
Signs MOU with Turkish Association The Auto Care Association formalized its long-standing relationship with Turkey’s Association of Automotive Parts and Components Manufacturers (TAYSAD) on May 29, 2015. TAYSAD President Dr. Mehmet Dudaroğlu and Arlene Davis of the Auto Care Association finalized discussions and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) during the sixth annual TAYSAD Aftermarket […]
Longtime benefit provider AutoZone has announced it is offering Automotive Service Association (ASA) members an unprecedented rebate offer for purchases made in August. ASA members who double their AutoZone purchases this month – based on net purchases from June 1-30, 2014 – will receive double rebates for August 2014.
The Automotive Service Association (ASA)- Midwest is kicking off new S.O.S. groups. All business owners need someone they can communicate with about how things are going in their business, bounce off ideas, get motivated and even a little accountability to get things done. ASA-Midwest S.O.S. Groups consist of no more than 10 shops that meet […]
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Automotive Management Institute (AMI), the provider of management education for the automotive service and collision repair industry. The Institute currently offers more than 1,300 approved courses, a faculty of 300 approved instructors and the prestigious Accredited Automotive Manager (AAM) designation. To date, its programs have attracted 230,000 […]