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Affordability slows the road to electrification in the U.S.

The global shift to EVs is happening at different speeds as individual markets face varying challenges to adoption.

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Three reasons why brake pad selection is important in EVs

You want to make sure that your brake pad selection stays quiet, goes green and lives a long EV life.

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NRS Brakes highlights proper brake pad selection as EV sales rise

Crafted from galvanized steel for superior protection and durability, NRS Galvanized Brake Pads guarantee consistent and quality performance.

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AMN Drivetime: Dave Caracci

Dave Caracci is a guy who can wield a wrench as deftly as he can a sales pitch.

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AMN Drivetime: Marc Blackman, Bill Long, Paul McCarthy

In mid-November, the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) made a major announcement about a new business structure to better position the organization and the vehicle supplier community for the future. The 118-year-old organization will now operate under one umbrella — MEMA — and will represent automotive and commercial vehicle suppliers with two groups: MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers

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AMN Drivetime: John Gamauf

John Gamauf is a 50-year veteran of the tire industry. Starting out with Firestone as a tire buster in the late 60s, he rose through the company’s ranks working in different sales positions for Bridgestone brands until he became president of consumer replacement tires for Bridgestone/Firestone North America consumer tire company in 2003. During his

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MEMA announces plan to position organization for the future

MEMA has announced a new business structure to better position the organization and the vehicle supplier community for the future. The 118-year-old organization will now operate under one umbrella — MEMA — and represent automotive and commercial vehicle suppliers with two groups: MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers Group and MEMA Original Equipment Suppliers Group. Over recent decades,

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Teslas need high-quality replacement units to withstand the hefty curb weight

What is the deal with replacing wheel bearings on a Tesla Model X or S? Do you need insulated tools? High-voltage gloves? No. But, two steps are a little different than most vehicles. The Model X and Model S use Gen 3 Hub units with the preload set at the factory using orbital forming.  To

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Vehicle Care RockStars unveiled at AAPEX 2022

The stage is set for a unique initiative from Babcox Media, in partnership with AAPEX, to shine a spotlight on today’s most dynamic performers across the vehicle care industry individuals who, to put it simply, rock! That’s the premise behind Vehicle Care RockStars, a brand dedicated to celebrating the vehicle care industry and the array

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Road to AAPEX Ep. 6: The end of the road

It all comes down to this. “I didn’t want something easy. I wanted something that was going to be an ‘Are you going to make it?’ moment every time I get in the car.” That’s how Babcox Media’s Joe Keene set the stage in the first episode of Road to AAPEX, well before he knew

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The Road to AAPEX Ep. 5: The road less traveled

Last episode, the 33-year-old Cadillac Brougham gave Babcox Media’s Joe Keene a good scare. He was nearly halfway through the 2,500-mile drive from Akron, Ohio, to Las Vegas headed to the AAPEX show when the Caddy wouldn’t start. However. with some quick thinking from the ASE-certified technician and help from friends in the aftermarket, he

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AMN Drivetime Quick Hit: AAPEX 2022

Check out this fun and fast-paced conversation with Bill Hanvey and Paul McCarthy as the countdown to AAPEX 2022 begins. Just in case you weren’t already excited for AAPEX 2022, this AMN Drivetime Quick Hit conversation with Auto Care’s Bill Hanvey and AASA’s Paul McCarthy, co-owners of the AAPEX show, will get you pumped up

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