Aftermarket: Latest news and analysis articles
A dispute in France caught the eye last week. A couple of unfortunate Goodyear executives found themselves at the sharp end of an industrial...
Well, it's been a very short working week - just two days in fact - but the new year has already given us auto industry talking points. As e...
It has been another busy year for us on just-auto. We have covered the global automotive industry news, brought you interviews with key peop...
It may be August with half the world out of the office and on the beach, but there seems to have been plenty going on in the automotive worl...
Despite the continual innovation in the shocks market, price pressure from OEMs remains intense, effectively dampening revenue growth. Here, Matthew Beecham talks with Andrew Tress, sales manager for Meyle UK about the need to educate the motorist about the dangers of using worn out shock absorbers in an effort to lift sales in an increasingly competitive aftermarket. Meyle UK was established in 2009 to supply the British market with quality replacement parts.
Federal-Mogul designs and manufactures a range of wiper systems and blades, serving the light vehicle, heavy vehicle, agriculture, off-road, marine and aircraft markets. In this interview, Matthew Beecham talked with Olivier Legrand, Vice President Aftermarket Europe, Vehicle Components Solutions, Federal-Mogul Corporation about the wiper blade aftermarket.
Nokian Tyres of Finland has developed the world's first winter tyre with retractable studs.
Infotainment and audio supplier Harman is building a greenfield factory at Pune in India to assemble infotainment systems for domestic car makers.
Lexus ranks highest among all brands in JD Power's vehicle dependability study for a third consecutive year and it has come out on top in the latest study by a considerable margin.
Toyota has issued a Prius recall covering all 1.9m of its third generation Prius cars sold worldwide. The recall concerns a software glitch in the hybrid system that can cause the car to lose power.
Ford is introducing a collision repair programme for US dealers and body shops wjo will need to repair aluminium body panels on the redesigned 2015 F-150 truck line on sale there later this year.
Argentina is reducing car imports in this first quarter of 2014, especially from Brazil, which supplies about half of the light vehicles sold in its neighbouring country.
If you live there you are probably up to your armpits in the white stuff, frozen solid, with the power off and the heating oil bill up 50%. If not, you might have heard that the midwest and northeast US, and even points far further south than they should be, have had wave after wave of snow and ice storms.
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