OEM Manufacturers Continue To Extend The Lifespan Of Timing Belt- What You Need To Know
Car parts are always evolving to become more durable, reliable, and long-lasting. Timing belts seem like parts that don’t need design updates. Yet, OEM manufacturers are always looking for ways to prolong the lifespan of their timing belts.Read More
How Will A Decade Of Ridesharing Affect The Auto Parts Industry?
Ridesharing has become one of the most common modes of transportation. People are ditching taxis, buses, and trains in favor of ridesharing. Is ridesharing around to stay? Is it going to become more popular? Or is it going to fade into obscurity a la Blockbuster?Read More
Consumers Can Buy A Vehicle Online Easier Than Ever – What Does That Mean For Shops?
COVID-19 has made a modern trend much more popular: buying a vehicle online. The uptick in this trend has encouraged dealerships and online car brokers like Carvana to make buying a car online easier than ever.Read More
Many Consumers Want Pick Up And Drop Off Vehicle Service, But Will They Pay For It?
The COVID-19 pandemic has made online and contactless transactions much more common. Even many traditional in-person services have gone online or contactless. For example, the pandemic has introduced many consumers to “hands-off” car service.Read More
Despite Working From Home, Many People Expect To Drive More Miles In 2021
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, more and more people have started working from home. A few unsurprising statistics have emerged this year:Read More
Despite All The Hype, Consumer Interest in Electric Vehicles Is Mild
It’s the 21st century, and there’s so much hype surrounding electric vehicles (EVs). EVs are being splashed all over media as “the vehicles of the future”. Despite that, consumer interest in them is actually mild. Gasoline vehicles will still dominate the market in the foreseeable future.Read More
A Complete List Of Parts Mechanics Will Be Ordering Over The Next 5 Years
The introduction of electric vehicles (EVs) has changed the landscape for the auto parts industry. EVs are quite different from cars with internal combustion engines. Their designs and parts are different for the most part. Bringing EVs into the lineup of available vehicles on the market means two things:Read More
Why EVs Will Not Dominate The Parts Industry Anytime Soon
Electric vehicles (EVs) are all the rage these days. EV sales keep climbing every year. It’s clear that EVs are becoming more and more popular because:Read More
Why Trucks Are The Future Of The Aftermarket Sweet Spot
This article was originally published on AftermarketNews.com In the US, the average vehicle on the road is almost 12 years old. Light trucks are about 18% older than passenger cars, meaning the average truck is 14-15 years old.Read More
How the Aftermarket Parts Industry Is Adapting to the Rise of EVs
This article was originally published on AftermarketNews.com A lot of auto industry experts aren’t sure when EVs will become standard. However, they’re pretty sure that once the mid-2020s rolls around, EVs will be comparable to or cheaper to buy and operate than internal combustion vehicles. Once we reach that point, it’s likely that EVs will…Read More