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Effective 11/15/2019, 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.


We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2020 ABPA Annual Meeting and Convention, which will be held on April 28 – May 1, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach located in exclusive Newport Beach, CA. Our 2019 Fort Lauderdale convention was a huge success and we expect Newport Beach to be Read more…


Smithfield, RI — The 2020 Annual Meeting & Trade show of the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) will be held April 28-May 1, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach located in Newport Beach, CA. The event is a gathering of aftermarket parts manufacturers, distributors, insurance industry executives, and collision repair companies. In addition to the ABPA’s Read more…


Source: LKQ Corporation LKQ Corporation has taken another bold step today providing customer peace of mind by introducing its Promise of Calibration. The Promise of Calibration states: “LKQ Corporation warrants that all recycled OEM, reconditioned OEM and KeysIQ parts purchased directly from LKQ and installed on a private passenger vehicle, are suitable for the calibration of appropriate Read more…


Source: CollisionWeek For the 15th straight month, the increase in body repair prices was above the rate of inflation. Auto insurance prices increased below inflation for past seven months. The most recent government figures on inflation through September 2019 indicate the rate of growth of auto body repair prices continues above the rate of inflation, marking more Read more…


Source: Jamie L. LaReau, Detroit Free Press Anxious car dealers and impatient customers are caught in the aftermath of the 40-day UAW strike against General Motors that ended last week. GM was restarting most of its plants Monday morning with an eye on getting parts to dealers fast. It sent out a notice late Friday to its Read more…


Source: LKQ Corporation October 31, 2019 Revenue growth of 1% to $3.15 billion Parts and services organic revenue increased 2.3%; 0.9% on a per day basis Net income from continuing operations attributable to LKQ stockholders of $152 million (up 13%); adjusted net income of $189 million (up 6%) Diluted EPS from continuing operations attributable to LKQ stockholders Read more…


Source: CollisionWeek All Star Auto Lights, the distributor of replacement automotive headlights, announced that it has opened its eighth distribution center. The 14,506 sq. ft. building is located in the Denver, Colo. Metro area at 6333 E 56th Ave., Commerce City. Founded in 2004 and based in Orlando, Florida, All Star is a distributor of replacement alternative Read more…


Source: Tony Seskus and Paul Karchut, CBC News Data is improving car safety and comfort but privacy advocates want more transparency about where it’s going For generations, marketers told us one can learn a lot about a person from the car they drive. Now, it’s the cars that can tell manufacturers a lot about the people who Read more…


Source: CollisionWeek Surplus sets new record as stock market recovers from downturn. Private U.S. property/casualty insurers’ net income after taxes and underwriting gains remained strong despite small declines compared with the prior year, according to Verisk (NASDAQ:VRSK) and the American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA). Net income after taxes declined to $32.8 billion for the first half Read more…

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