This issue’s cover car is a rare and early version of one of the most desirable cars of the 1960s; it’s a 1961 Jaguar E-Type Series 1. This car is one of the earliest Jaguar E-Types, which are distinguished from later E-Types by their flat floors, external hood latches, and ...Read More »
Looking for new sources of import automotive products? In the following pages, several WDs describe the products and services they offer.
The industry defined as “motor vehicle supplies and new parts merchant wholesalers” included 14,139 establishments and earned $146.9 billion in sales in 2012, according to data from the 2012 Economic Census recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The industry included 201,663 paid employees and had an annual payroll of ...Read More »
Some brake components may not move as fast as pads and rotors, but they give the specialist a chance to meet a need and earn future business. By Steve Relyea Brake pads and rotors are the biggest portion of the brakes aftermarket, and perhaps one of the biggest in the ...Read More »
The Auto Care Association has launched a new auto care careers website to educate young people about, and attract them to, careers in the auto care industry. The website, created as part of the association’s Education Committee Auto Care Careers initiative, features resources and information highlighting the variety of professional ...Read More »
By Harriet Kaplan Page Import/Export is a parts distributor affiliated with an import dealer group. The company is a division of Page Imports, Southfield, Mich. The company is one of the leading parts distributors in the United States. It offers a one-stop source for Toyota/Honda parts and accessories. The company ...Read More »
Import parts specialists can gain an edge in this category by stocking the right exhaust components, hardware, and catalytic converters.
By Steve Relyea Original equipment exhaust systems are lasting a lot longer than they used to, but there are still opportunties for import parts specialists to sell exhaust parts. Members of our panel of import parts specialists say that when exhaust parts do finally need to be replaced, import car ...Read More »