Tires and Wheels on Display
in an Auto Parts Store
Today's auto parts stores can provide car owners and motor vehicle enthusiasts
with just about every automotive-related product possible. Their staffs
are available to answer questions, trouble-shoot, and provide virtually
any car-related information you might need. Gone are the days when
consumers put their cars completely in their mechanics' hands.
Auto parts stores are making it easier than ever for car owners to have
some control over repairs and maintenance, in a friendly, knowledgeable,
and caring environment.
There are several nationwide auto parts store chains, including
Regional auto parts retail chains include
that serves the East and Midwest,
that serves the South and Midwest, and
that serves the state of Florida. These retailers are generally
known for offering quality merchandise at reasonable prices.
In addition to auto parts sales, many of these companies also feature
auto repair and maintenance services. Staff members at these stores
are trained to be knowledgeable and professional, and they are usually
eager to educate and solve problems for their customers. In any
event, auto parts stores work closely with auto repair shops to ensure
that parts for each make and model automobile are in stock when needed.
Most of these stores have an online presence, which makes shopping for
auto parts and accessories even easier for busy consumers. In many
cases, customers can simply enter their automobile make, model, and year
to find specialized auto parts quickly and easily. In addition to a
list of stores near you and the ability to buy what you need online, these
web sites often feature car care tips and informative articles that are
designed to educate and entertain their readers.
Whether you are looking for auto parts, tools, equipment, or performance
and accessory items, the store locators on these sites can help you find
auto parts stores in your area. If you prefer to shop online, these
websites offer extensive inventories of automotive products and accessories.
The NAPA site, for example, includes online auto parts ordering and a repair shop finder as well as car care information.
This independent industrial group focuses on the design,
production and sale of components, systems and modules for cars
and trucks. Their auto parts division supplies major vehicle
manufacturers and the aftermarket. www.Valeo.com
The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association, based
in Bethesda, Maryland represents manufacturers, distributors and
sellers of motor vehicle parts, accessories, tools and supplies. www.AfterMarket.org
The Specialty Equipment Market Association, based in
Diamond Bar, California, is a trade association of members who make,
buy, sell, and use all kinds of specialty auto parts and accessories. www.SEMA.org
How the Stimulus Could Power a Rebound in Other Countries
As Americans buy more, they are expected to spur trade and investment and invigorate demand for German cars, Australian wine, Mexican auto parts and French fashions.
Jeanna Smialek and Jack Ewing. New York Times. Friday, 02 Apr 2021 18:15:41 +0000.