Gift Ideas for Car Enthusiasts

Gift Ideas for Car Enthusiasts

Here are a few gift ideas for the car enthusiast on your shopping list.

Jim Franco’s Entrepreneurial Beginnings

Discover what Franco learned from his earliest role models, the keys to growing his auto parts business, and how he remains invigorated about the industry and his business today.

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Jim Franco, owner, president and CEO of Autologue Computer Systems, knows a thing or two about creating a successful business. In fact, he entered the workforce at age 11, making money mowing lawns, washing windows and delivering newspapers. By age 18, he acquired an auto parts store and grew his auto parts business into a multi-million dollar organization in the 60s and 70s. By the 80s, he entered the software business, and bought Autologue, growing it in step with the industry's needs.

Coming Tomorrow: Connections with Jim Franco

“Connections with Jim Franco,” premiering tomorrow, is a video series that delves into Franco’s journey in our industry and his philosophies on business and life.

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The Emerging Circular Aftermarket

Disruption in the aftermarket is coming from radical sustainability and the formation of a circular aftermarket.

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DRiV’s Jeff Koviak: Strategies for a Changing Aftermarket

A grad of Northwood University, Koviak delves into his career and how he’s grown with the changes at Tenneco and DRiV over the years.

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Consolidation Trends in the Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket

Brian Cruickshank, partner at Schwartz Advisors, shares why investors are increasingly eyeing this side of the industry.

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Transtar’s Anna Gluck: Speak Up to Get a Seat at the Table

Gluck shares the mindset changes she has made to hone her confidence and become a female leader in the industry.

Battery Swapping – The Best BEV Business Model

Battery swapping and the supply of “Batteries as a Service” (BaaS) is a superior way to build vehicle brand value, says Schwartz Advisors Derek Kaufman.

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AMN Year in Review: Meet Your 2023 Newsmakers!

Our list of Newsmakers for 2023 recaps some of the most popular interviews of the past year – find out who made our list!

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AMN Year in Review: Top 10 Personnel Stories of 2023

With the big four parts retailers announcing executive changes this year, we experienced our fair share of executive changes, new hires and promotions in the automotive aftermarket. So, which ones catapulted to our Top 10 list? Watch and find out!

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