Centric Parts, a division of APC Automotive Technologies, is launching a promotion designed to give professional technicians the opportunity to try its next generation PQ Pro brake pads free of charge. The promotion, entitled PQ Pro “Experience the Best,” will begin on April 1, 2019, and conclude on May 31, 2019.
Liqui Moly has added international trade responsibilities in the areas of marine, agriculture, commercial vehicle and construction equipment to Carlos Travé’s job title.
Brake Parts Inc (BPI) has named Darwin Moen as vice president of sales, OE and OES, reports Paul Ferrandino, chief commercial officer.
Peterson Manufacturing Co. has named Cory Adams vice president of engineering. He was also elected as the newest member of Peterson’s board of directors.
NGK Spark Plug Co. Ltd has appointed Michael Schwab to corporate officer of NGK Spark Plug Co. Ltd. (Japan), regional president of Pan-America and Australia (PAMA region), and president and CEO of NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.) Inc., effective April 1, 2019.
KYB Corp.’s popular consumer rebate promotion, “Feeling is Believing,” has returned. Running through March and April, Feeling is Believing allows consumers to earn up to $100 and provides both service professionals and parts professionals another reason to recommend KYB this spring, the company says.
Mahle Aftermarket Inc. has launched its 2019 “Drive with the Original” technician promotion – featuring a one-of-a-kind 426 cubic-inch Hemi Dodge Challenger as the grand prize.
One of Federated Auto Parts’ most popular Facebook promotions, Free Fuel Fridays, is back. Every Friday through April 5, Federated will announce four winners of free gift cards on each of its Federated Auto Parts and Federated Car Care Facebook pages.
Midtronics Inc. CEO Steve McShane reports Will Sampson has been promoted to company president. The new role gives Sampson full responsibility for the company’s strategic direction, global growth and profitability going forward. McShane will continue in his role as CEO of the company, which he founded in 1984.
The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Inc. promoted John Carlson “JC” Washbish to vice president of marketing. He will continue to lead the marketing efforts for the Alliance including promotions, branding, communications and events.
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