As part of its ongoing commitment to keeping independent aftermarket technicians abreast of the latest vehicle technologies, ACDelco is launching six new online seminars. The web-based courses are less than three hours long, and there are no enrollment prerequisites.
Experts including Wilfried Eibach of Eibach Springs, Brian Patrias of Motovicity, Rob Herrod of Ford Racing Parts Australia & SCT Australia, and Darrick Dong of Performance Friction Brakes will share their insights.
Marx Group was a winner in the 2016 Automotive Communications Awards announced last week during the 2016 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas. The agency earned the award in the business-to-business category for best “Logo Design/Usage” for its work on the SERVICE-EDU logo.
Recently, Ford Motor Company issued a position statement regarding the use of API CK-4 & FA-4 heavy-duty engine oils in Ford diesel vehicles when API licensing begins December 1, 2016. Ford has developed a new specification, Ford Material Engineering Specification WSS-M2C171-F1, which goes into effect December 1, 2016.
Robert Bosch LLC has announced an update to its North American Engine Management warranty program. Effective November 1, 2016, all Bosch Engine Management part numbers active in the North America catalog will be covered by a limited lifetime warranty.
PWA has congratulated Paul Van Woensel for being named PWA’s 2016 Pioneer of the Year. The Pioneer Award is voted on by active PWA board of directors in recognition of outstanding contributions to the automotive aftermarket distribution system and in appreciation of conscientious dedication to the industry.
Last year, the AMSOIL Devoted to Protection Sweepstakes was announced at the 2015 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The grand prize of a fully restored 1972 Ford Mustang Mach 1 would be handed to one lucky winner in October 2016. Out of thousands of entries received, AMSOIL has announced George E. out of Detroit as the recipient of this American classic.
Announced at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo 2016 (AAPEX), Dana Incorporated has once again become the exclusive distributor of its Victor Reinz gasket portfolio in North America.
Andy Priaulx and Harry Tincknell drivers of the No. 67 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team put the Ford GT on the pole at the 6 Hours of Shanghai, in the FIA World Endurance Championship series. This pole position marked the 250th pole in NASCAR and Road Racing for Roush Yates Engines in partnership with Ford Performance since 2004.
Pennzoil recently announced its Pennzoil Platinum High Mileage Full Synthetic Motor Oil received a 2017 SEMA Global Media Award on November 2, 2016 at this year’s SEMA Show.
Foley Industrial Engines located in Worcester, MA is celebrating its 100th anniversary as a warehouse distributor of industrial engines and parts. Founded in 1916, the company has evolved over the years to become a leading specialist in Perkins and Deutz engines.
MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. officially launched the MAHLE Original gasket brand with an event held at the MAHLE booth at AAPEX 2016. The MAHLE Original gasket line includes nearly 9,000 part numbers, covering 900,000 applications, with over 1,200 exclusive part numbers.