Quantcast

Latest Aftermarket Stories

2014-10-01 12:22:18

Fans have until Oct. 30 to enter for a chance to win parts, accessories and prizes. SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doetsch Off-Road is working to finish the fan-designed custom Jeep® known as Trail Reaper in time to unveil it at the Rhino Linings booth during the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association Show in Las Vegas. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141001/149695 One last month of build work for Doetsch Off-Road means that fans still have until...

2014-09-30 20:20:20

FLORENCE, Ky., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, made an official visit to Meritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: MTOR) Florence, Kentucky distribution center today to meet with employees and discuss issues facing the manufacturing industry. McConnell met with executives to discuss topics including energy policy and trucking industry regulations with Meritor's Ike Evans, chairman and CEO; Craig Frohock, vice president, Aftermarket & Trailer; Krista Sohm,...

2014-09-29 12:22:07

Source: New Auto Care Association E-Tailing Study BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In terms of dollars spent on automotive replacement parts through online purchasing or e-tailing, three categories represent half of the e-tail dollar volume in 2013, according to E-Tailing in the Automotive Aftermarket from the Auto Care Association. The top three product categories are braking systems (primarily pads and shoes); ignition and engine (fuel pumps, alternators, ignition...

2014-09-29 08:21:52

TROY, Mich., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced that it completed the sale of its Mascot operations in Canada and the United States to an entity that will operate under the name Mascot Industries LLC. All other Meritor brake and trailer axle remanufacturing operations, as well as Meritor's distribution business, are not affected by the sale and will continue to operate as usual. "The decision to sell Mascot was the best option for our customers...

2014-09-11 08:21:08

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Stationers (NASDAQ: USTR) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, United Stationers Supply Co., signed an agreement to acquire MEDCO, a United States wholesaler of automotive aftermarket tools and supplies, and its affiliates including G2S Equipment de Fabrication et d'Entretien ULC ("G2S"), a Canadian wholesaler. The all cash purchase price is $130 million, subject to closing adjustments, with up to an additional $10...

2014-09-02 23:08:56

STAR EnviroTech, Inc. has won all five of five patent challenges by Redline Detection LLC. STAR is the inventor of Diagnostic Smoke® Leak Detection Technologies licensed to tool manufacturers serving every major automaker and the automotive aftermarket. Huntington Beach, California (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 STAR EnviroTech, Inc. has won the fifth of five patent challenges by competitor Redline Detection LLC, according to a recent publication by the United States Patent and Trademark...

2014-09-02 16:20:36

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instrument Sales and Service, Inc. (ISS), a US market leader in the remanufacturing of automotive electronics in North America, is expanding into the Off Highway, Heavy Duty Truck, and Fleet markets. ISS intends to take its proven remanufacturing experience and expertise -- honed over 30 years and more than 1 million remanufactured components -- and apply it to a full spectrum of remanufacturing solutions for the Off Highway, Heavy Duty...

2014-08-27 08:20:32

-Domestic auto market shifts into high gear in first half of 2014- LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Analysts with GA Advisory and Valuation Services LLC, a division of Great American Group, Inc. (OTCBB: GAMR), report that despite getting off to a slow start in 2014, the domestic automotive industry has proved to be a consistently strong sector of the U.S. economy, with sales continuing to rebound from recession-era lows. As the first half of 2014 witnessed an increase in...

2014-08-21 16:21:07

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stamford, Connecticut-based Olympus Partners has acquired Innovative XCessories & Services, LLC ("IXS"), a leading provider of upfit services and accessories to the automotive aftermarket and original equipment manufacturers. Its aftermarket division, operating under the brand Line-X, is the global leader in protective coatings for pick-up truck beds, with 465 franchise locations in the U.S. and Canada and licensees in over 50...

2014-08-07 08:29:34

Deal Marks Bertram Capital's Twelfth Platform and Third Consumer Investment SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bertram Capital today announced its investment in ECS Tuning, a rapidly growing automotive e-commerce company focused on the Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Porsche and Volkswagen lines. ECS Tuning is distinguished by its powerful content-driven e-commerce platform, offering more than 1.3 million performance, genuine, and aftermarket parts and tools comprising...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
Related