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KSI Trading Corp. is a leading distributor of aftermarket auto body parts across the U.S. NEW YORK, April 12, 2018 — Investcorp, a global provider and manager of alternative investment products, today announced its recent acquisition of KSI Trading Corp. (KSI), a supplier of aftermarket auto body parts in the U.S. The terms of the transaction were Read more…


Source: Fenix Parts WESTCHESTER, Ill., April 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fenix Parts, Inc. (Pink Sheets:FENX), a leading recycler and reseller of original equipment manufacturer (“OEM”) automotive products (the “Company”), today announced that Fenix Parts’ stockholders approved the previously announced merger agreement with an affiliate of Stellex Capital Management LP (“Stellex”) at a special meeting of stockholders Read more…


Source: Auto Care Association BETHESDA, MD. – April 10, 2018 – Today in a hearing before the U.S. Copyright Office in Washington, D.C., Auto Care Association Senior Vice President for Regulatory and Government Affairs, Aaron Lowe, testified in support of the association’s petition to expand the current exemption for consumers under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Read more…


Source: NSF International ANN ARBOR, Mich. – NSF International, a global organization with more than 70 years of independent testing, auditing and certification expertise, including extensive experience in the automotive supply chain, has appointed Scott Dunfee Global Managing Director of Automotive Certification. Dunfee brings more than 20 years of insurance, technical leadership and repair expertise to NSF Read more…


Source: U.S. Auto Parts Network CARSON, Calif., April 2, 2018 — U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTS), one of the largest online providers of aftermarket automotive parts and accessories, has filed a lawsuit against the United States Department of Homeland Security in the U.S. Court of International Trade. The lawsuit filed today asserts that the United Read more…


Source: CollisionWeek The largest private passenger auto insurers in the U.S. continued to capture greater market share in 2017. Change in rank of top 10 auto insurers. Since 2000, the largest private passenger automobile insurers in the U.S. have been steadily growing their combined market share and more than half of all private passenger auto insurance in Read more…


Source: Brian Albright, SearchAutoparts.com Auto insurance rates are increasing at twice the rate of inflation, according to a study by online insurance marketplace The Zebra. Premiums have reached a national average of $1,427 according to the company’s data, which the company says is a record high rate. Rates have climbed 20 percent since 2011. In some states, Read more…


Have you made your hotel reservation for the ABPA Convention in San Diego? If not, do so today! The final date for the ABPA discounted room block at the San Diego Hilton Resort and Spa is 3/29/2018. The block is getting full, but there are still some rooms left! To make your hotel reservation, visit the hotel’s Read more…


Source: Body Shop Business National Coatings & Supplies (NCS) and its subsidiary Single Source have donated $40,000 to the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF). The contribution provides crucial support for CREF and its ability to support high school and technical college school collision programs, instructors and students nationwide, the foundation said. Students supported by the foundation are Read more…


Source: Michelle Hellyar, CCC Information Services The electronic method of communication between non-DRP repair shops and auto insurers delivers results, efficiency CCC Information Services Inc. (CCC) announced today that its CCC® Open Shop solution (Open Shop) is now facilitating more than 500,000 assignments on an annualized basis. Open Shop is the industry’s first tool to provide insurance Read more…

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