Pep Boys: Going Further with Steps to Help Keep You Safe

New services include touchless drop-offs, mobile pay and extra mile care and cleaning; Content highlighting community spirit shows how customers #wegofurtheratpepboys PHILADELPHIA & KENNESAW, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#wegofurtheratpepboys–Pep Boys, one of the nation’s leading automotive aftermarket service and parts providers, has been servicing the vehicles on which communities deeply depend through good and bad for nearly a […]

Advance Auto Parts Announces Closing of Senior Notes Offering

RALEIGH, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (“Advance”) (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, announced today the closing of $500.0 million in aggregate principal amount of its 3.900% Notes due 2030 (the “Notes”) in a private placement. Advance intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes, […]

New Licensing Partnership Between SPOT and the Jeep® Brand

Three-year licensing initiative aligns brands to provide safety and peace of mind MISSISSAUGA, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Globalstar Canada Satellite Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. (NYSE MKT: GSAT) and a leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, today announced a licensing deal between its affiliate SPOT LLC and the Jeep® brand. As part of […]

Trinseo Announces Release Date and Conference Call for its First Quarter 2020 Financial Results

BERWYN, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$TSE #Materials—Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders, and synthetic rubber, today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2020 financial results on Thursday, May 7 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time. Commenting on results will be Frank Bozich, President and […]

IAA Announces Exclusive Agreement with NASCAR Further Expanding Capacity for Catastrophe Services

Agreement Brings IAA Total Catastrophe Capacity to Over 4,000 Acres, Representing the Industry’s Most Expansive Catastrophe Footprint WESTCHESTER, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IAA, Inc. (NYSE: IAA), a leading global marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers, and NASCAR Enterprises, LLC., announce an exclusive agreement that further increases IAA’s expansive catastrophe capacity footprint. The agreement expands an already long-term relationship […]

Towing on the Lam: Escaped convict runs towing business

Winnipeg, Manitoba — The much-loved owner of a California towing business who assumed a false identity to elude Canadian authorities for four decades will be extradited to Canada. Going by the name Tom Coy,  73-year-old John Halleux had spent four decades as the owner and operator of TLC Tow & Transport, which operated in Southern California. […]

Progressive Approach: U.S. insurer supporting collision partners

April 16, 2020 — Toronto, Ontario — In response to the financial crisis facing many collision industry businesses, U.S.-based Progressive Insurance will be providing  $2 million U.S. — about $2.5 million– to its network shops. “Recognizing the hardships and uncertainty the country has faced due to COVID-19, Progressive Insurance announced today that it will be providing […]

Coatings Contribution: Axalta donating PPE, hand sanitizer to COVID relief efforts

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— International coatings giant Axalta is the latest to step up and offer its services to COVID-19 relief efforts. On April 13, Axalta announced it would be shifting its production at certain plants in the United States, Mexico, South America and Germany to produce thousands of gallons of hand sanitizer. The coatings company […]

Class in Session: I-CAR Canada offering free courses

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— I-CAR Canada is offering five free courses on shop management and vehicle technology to lend a helping hand to businesses amid the pandemic. Between now and the end of June, the following courses will be available at no cost: PM215E01: Improving Your Shop’s Cycle Time PM220E01 Gaining Efficiencies through Blueprinting PM235E01 Understanding […]