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Effective 4/15/2021, new Partslink data is available for download for existing subscribers. For information on the Partslink program, including market intelligence, and how to subscribe to Partslink, please visit www.autobpa.com/partslink. Partslink Monthly Statistics Partslink is more than just a database of part numbers. Information pertaining to part pricing and supersession are also available to subscribers.


Source: Auto Service World The Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA Canada) has launched a petition on Change.org that has amassed more than 24,000 signatures to date, with a goal of reaching 25,000. The petition, called “Canadians: Demand Access to, and Control of, Your Car’s Data”, is intended to give vehicle owners access to and control of Read more…


Source: Christine Hogg, Auto Service World This story first appeared in the February issue of CARS magazine. Click here to access the full digital issue. The Automotive Industries Association of Canada, in partnership with the Auto Care Association and Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) in the U.S., has recently launched Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice. which Read more…


Source: AftermarketNews In this new report, Technavio highlights the growing availability of automotive aftermarket parts in e-commerce platforms. The automotive parts aftermarket in U.S. is expected to grow by $11.16 billion during 2021-2025, expanding at a CAGR of more than 1%, according to a new report from Technavio. The report throws light on the impact of the Read more…


Source: Ching-Tse Cheng, Taiwan News Twenty-three members of the U.S. Congress penned a letter to President Joe Biden on Monday (March 22), urging him to pursue a formal free trade agreement (FTA) with Taiwan. Led by Congresswoman Lisa McClain (R-MI), the letter requests the Biden administration to establish an FTA with Taiwan under the U.S.-Taiwan Trade and Read more…


Smithfield, RI — The 2021 Annual Meeting & Trade show of the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) will be held September 21-24, 2021 at the Renaissance Hotel located in Nashville, TN. The event is a gathering of aftermarket parts manufacturers, distributors, insurance industry executives, and collision repair companies. In addition to the ABPA’s organizational business meetings, the Read more…


Source: Javier E. David, Yahoo Finance The Ever Given has finally been dislodged from the Suez Canal, but that doesn’t mean it’s smooth sailing just yet for some consumers and companies affected by the delay. On Monday, the gargantuan cargo ship that found itself marooned in one of the world’s busiest waterways — and mesmerized social media Read more…


Source: Vehicle Service Pros After nearly a year of virtual meetings, the Collision Industry Conference (CIC) is returning to an in-person format with a virtual option on April 21 and 22 at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, Arizona. The two-day meeting and networking reception will follow an agenda that’s not to be missed; packed Read more…


Source: Joyce M. Rosenberg, Associated Press A trade bottleneck born of the COVID-19 outbreak has U.S. businesses anxiously awaiting goods from Asia — while off the coast of California, dozens of container ships sit anchored, unable to unload their cargo. The pandemic has wreaked havoc with the supply chain since early 2020, when it forced the closure Read more…


Source: CarParts.com Record Q4 Sales of $119.7 million, up 90%. Record Fiscal Year Sales of $443.9 million, up 58%. TORRANCE, CA — CarParts.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTS), one of the leading e-commerce providers of automotive parts and accessories, is reporting results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 2, 2021. Fourth Quarter 2020 Summary vs. Year-Ago Quarter Net sales Read more…

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