ACDelco Marks a Century of Aftermarket Leadership

Posted on 17. May, 2016 by in GM Canada

ACDelco Marks a Century of Aftermarket Leadership






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Oshawa, ON. – On May 11, 1916, General Motors owner William C. “Billy” Durant fabricated a dream group of reward automotive brands into a new association called United Motors Corporation – a foregoer of ACDelco – to yield a singular source for use and deputy tools to a flourishing array of automobile buyers.

Today, ACDelco is celebrating a 100th birthday not usually by reflecting on a low heritage, though formulation a destiny as a automotive attention is being remade again. The code that flew over a Atlantic with Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart; on a racetrack with Dale Earnhardt and into outdoor space on Apollo moon missions is leveraging a GM roots to know a modernized powertrains, telematics and technologies that will reshape a destiny for bland motorists.

“No business achieves this kind of a miracle by itself, and we’re beholden for a support of a distributors and module member business including Professional Service Centre, Automotive Care Expert and Key Fleet accounts and employees who’ve helped make ACDelco a good Canadian code we see today,” pronounced Paul D’Aurelio, General Director, Customer Care and Aftersales. “We’re celebrated that so many insist on regulating ACDelco parts, and we’re looking brazen to another 100 years of aftermarket leadership.”

Since a birth in Flint, Mich., ACDelco – a loyal GM Original Equipment aftermarket tools code – has developed into a tellurian force in a automotive aftermarket. Its catalog of some-more than 90,000 all creates tools opposite 37 lines undergoes severe contrast and validation cycles to safeguard quality, fit, form and function.

In further to reward parts, ACDelco was among a initial aftermarket providers to concentration on a significance of training technicians on correct designation techniques. Another progressing iteration of ACDelco – United Motors Service – offering a initial march in automotive atmosphere conditioning correct in a 1970s, during any of a 30 GM Training Centers opposite a U.S and Canada.

ACDelco is imprinting a centennial by noticing their business with a array of promotions.

Watch ACDelco Make History Again: Visit to learn some-more about ACDelco’s story and skeleton for a subsequent 100 years. 

About General Motors in Canada

Headquartered in Oshawa, Ontario, General Motors of Canada employs some-more than 9,000 people opposite a country.  GM Canada markets a full operation of fuel-efficient Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles and associated services by Canada’s largest automotive play network. More information per GM vehicles can be found during To learn some-more about creation and a destiny of a automotive attention revisit or follow @GMCanada and #GMInnovatesCA on Twitter.

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ACDelco is a disdainful Original Equipment tools code for Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac, as good as provider of reward aftermarket tools for many other creates and models. Other accessible applications embody off-road, sea and industrial. With a century of story behind it and scarcely 90,000 tools opposite 37 product lines, ACDelco is a elite choice of veteran technicians and do-it-yourselfers around a world. To find an ACDelco Professional Service Centre module member or tools retailer, revisit  Find ACDelco on Facebook and Twitter.

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