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PRT launches 59 new complete strut assemblies

PRT announced the launch of 59 new complete strut assemblies for the North American market. The launch includes application coverage for Nissan Frontier, Toyota Highlander and Mercedes E-Class models, in addition to brand-new applications, such as the Dodge Durango 2022, the Ram ProMaster City 2022, and the Mazda CX-9 2022, among others, according to PRT.

Cal Ganda’s Continental journey: From manufacturing to aftermarket leadership

Cal Ganda’s path from Zimbabwe to leading aftermarket distribution at Continental’s ContiTech Group is a testament to seizing opportunities and embracing change. Arriving in the U.S. in 1998 for university, he ventured into food manufacturing post-graduation before diving into consulting. A chance encounter with Continental during a consulting project in Mexico led Cal to discover an opportunity

PRT launches 30 new complete strut assemblies

PRT, an ADD Group brand, announced the launch of 30 new complete strut assemblies for light vehicles, SUVs and pickup trucks, which it said represent more than 10 million vehicles in new coverage. The launches covers a range of vehicle applications, including the Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sorento and Acura RDX, in addition to brand-new applications,

TransGo highlights 68RFE valve body reprogramming kit

TransGo highlights its new tuneless high-pressure performance valve body reprogramming kit for the Chrysler 68RFE automatic transmission. It is designed for Ram trucks with this transmission, model years 2019 and on. The company highlights the fact that users do not have to remove the transmission to use the kit. According to TransGo, using the kit can

Premium Guard unveils line of transmission filter kits

Premium Guard, Inc. recently unveiled Premium Guard Select, a new line of transmission filter kits. “The new OEM-style transmission filter kits offer superior quality and reliability with unique features that enhance the installer experience and deliver peace of mind,” the company said. The new Premium Guard Select transmission filter kits are equipped with an OE-style reusable gasket,

Performance supplier listings 2024

Below is TD’s compilation of manufacturers of components, parts, etc. for performance transmissions for 2024. Click the images below for company names and contact information.

Transtar talks expanding distribution for 2024

Our sister site, AftermarketNews, recently sat down with Transtar leadership.

PRT launches new complete strut assemblies

PRT has announced the launch of new complete strut assemblies for light vehicles, SUVs and pickup trucks in the North American aftermarket. The launches include models such as Honda Civic, Jeep Cherokee and Toyota Highlander, in addition to brand new applications such as the 2021 Subaru Forester, the 2021 Toyota Corolla, and the 2021 Honda

AMN Drivetime: Strategies for a changing aftermarket

Jeff Koviak describes his “master’s degree” in the automotive aftermarket as owning two muffler shops in Port Huron, Michigan, for a few years. He was at the ripe, young age of 24 and this stint came after he served as a Walker Exhaust territory manager with Tenneco in Detroit. Koviak calls that his first official

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PRT Heavy Duty to exhibit at HDAW

PRT Heavy Duty announced that it will be exhibiting its heavy-duty products at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2024. PRT notes that products exhibited include its gas-charged shocks that cover more than 5000 OE references for trucks, trailers, buses, commercial vehicles, motor homes, pickups and cargo vans; plus PRT HD air springs, which the company

Valve body and component suppliers: A comprehensive list

Looking for a comprehensive list of the industry’s valve body and valve body component suppliers for 2024? TD has you covered. Below, find a list of suppliers including contact information, addresses, etc. For optimal viewing, right-click the images below to enlarge.

The Alliance promotes JC Washbish to President

The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc.’s Board of Directors has named JC Washbish as president, effective Jan. 1. As president, Washbish will lead the Alliance headquarters office and its executive staff as well as Alliance shareholder membership moving forward. “We look forward to JC’s leadership as he undertakes his new responsibilities as president of the Alliance,”