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Hahn Automotive Warehouse announced the closing of its acquisition of Carparts Distribution Center.
Stan Lewis, president of Carparts, will continue with the company as general manager for the New England store group.
Carparts has its main warehouse in Plaistow, New Hampshire, along with 20 jobber/retailer stores in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Maine.
“We are excited to be expanding our footprint in the New England area with a family-owned business with similar values and business practices as Hahn,” said Daniel Chessin, co-president and CEO of Rochester, New York-based Hahn.
Hahn and Carparts are members of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance.
“With the acquisition of Carparts, we are able to strengthen the Auto Value brand and expand our product offering to ensure that our customers are supplied with the parts they need,” said Eli Futerman, co-president and CEO of Hahn.
Lewis added: “We are extremely pleased to be joining Hahn as this combination provides significant opportunities for growth for our customers throughout the New England area.”
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O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. Announces Dates for Its Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2021 Earnings Release and Conference CallBy Auto News
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Jan. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (the “Company” or “O’Reilly”) (Nasdaq: ORLY), a leading retailer in the automotive aftermarket industry, announces the release date for its fourth quarter and full-year 2021 results as Wednesday, February 9, 2022, with a conference call to follow on Thursday, February 10, 2022.
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Lumileds recently introduced the new Philips GoPure GP5212, a powerful, compact and innovative car air purifier that can quickly remove up to 100 different types of pollutants and neutralize unpleasant odors in a vehicle.
GoPure GP5212 uses a special three-layer filter technology to quickly deliver clean, fresh air in minutes, according to the company, and its extremely compact and portable design makes it easy to use anywhere in the vehicle.
Unlike other filters that simply remove odors, the Philips SelectFilter Plus technology quickly and effectively filters out small particles, viruses, bacteria, pollen and toxic gases, according to the company.
The first stage is a pre-filter designed to capture large particles such as pet hair, dust and airborne dirt. The second layer features a HESA (high-efficiency sorbent agent) filter that scrubs out toxic gases and harmful chemicals and uses a powerful absorption and oxidation process to remove smoke, odors and gases.
The final layer employs a HEPA (high-efficiency particulate air) filter that remove over 99% of airborne bacteria and virus in a laboratory. It also captures ultra-fine particles, as small as 0.015 microns, that can get deep into the lungs that may cause health issues.
The Philips GoPure GP5212’s exceptional clean-air delivery rate (CADR) of 16 m3/hour for particulate matter down to 2.5 microns (PM2.5) makes it an ideal solution for protecting drivers and passengers from harmful particles in the vehicle cabin, according to Lumileds. GoPure GP5212 can filter 50% of interior air in a standard sedan or SUV in just 10 minutes.
GoPure GP5212’s advanced filter technology decontaminates the vehicle’s interior environment by removing harmful NO2/SO2 fumes and toxic gases from road traffic brought into the vehicle by cabin fans and ventilation. By treating nitrogen dioxide (NO2) at a CADR of 13 m3 per hour and sulphur dioxide (SO2) at 7.9 m3 per hour, the GoPure GP5212 reduces the exposure to dangerous levels of air pollution that can be much higher inside the car than outside.
“The new Phillips GoPure GP5212 car air purifier comes into our automotive marketplace at a very opportune time,” noted Aubry Baugh, product marketing manager. “In light of current pandemic conditions, air pollution and overall air quality, as well as a greater awareness of healthy living and well-being, most motorists and their passengers are keenly aware of the need for fresh, clean air in their vehicles. Our advanced GoPure GP5212 helps deliver that healthy air, so our customers can drive comfortably and breathe easier.”
The Philips GoPure GP5212 is designed to operate automatically, so the driver can focus on operating the vehicle. When plugged into the vehicle’s auxiliary power outlet, the unit turns on and off with the vehicle’s ignition. The GoPure GP5212 two-speed fan can be easily adjusted by the power button. An indicator light signals the need for a filter replacement.
The GoPure GP5212 has a compact and lightweight footprint of only 7 inches by 7 inches by 2.7 inches, and 1.7 pounds. This allows for easy and convenient installation anywhere in the vehicle.
GoPure GP5212 comes complete with a hook fastener, armrest and headrest attachment belt, and a 12-foot 12-volt power cable.
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CRP Automotive has named Matt Zarlenga of the Sherman-Pearson Co. as its 2021 U.S. Sales Representative of the Year.
Zarlenga has been with Sherman-Pearson Co. since 2019 and has represented CRP Automotive’s AAE, REIN, Pentosin and AJUSA brands in the Northern and Central Ohio market. CRP Automotive presented the award to Zarlenga during the 2021 AAPEX Show in Las Vegas.
CRP Automotive Channel Sales Manager Nicole Ryan and U.S & Canada Sales Director Warren Morley presented the award.
“Matt exemplifies what makes a professional sales representative successful and has done a great job for us in our Northern territory,” Ryan said. “He always brings a great deal of enthusiasm, energy, and product knowledge to our sales efforts.”
Zarlenga accepted the award on behalf of Sherman-Pearson, noting that the accomplishments in 2021 were the result of a solid team effort and made possible only by the dedication and hard work of everyone involved.
Prior to joining Sherman-Pearson Co., Zarlenga was a manufacturer representative with Bowdoin Marketing specializing in the automotive aftermarket. He also worked in the OE dealership channel as a sales consultant and warranty administrator.
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