SMP is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2022 scholarships: The Blue Streak® ‘Better Then, Better Now’ Scholarship and the SMP ‘Women in Auto Care’ Scholarship. Four students pursuing educations in automotive technology and repair are awarded scholarships to apply toward their education at an automotive technical school or college.
SMP has released a total 832 new part numbers during the first half of 2022 for its Standard® and Standard® Import brands. SMP continues to help distribution partners capture additional business, as 286 of these numbers were aftermarket exclusives, meaning they were not available in the aftermarket before SMP’s release. To date this year, SMP has released parts covering 180 different categories and over 200 part numbers for 2021 and 2022 model-year vehicles.
SMP continues to expand its aftermarket-leading Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) program. GDI technology has been an integral part of helping to improve fuel economy while reducing emissions, and can be found on more than half of the U.S. fleet.
SMP is pleased to announce the addition of 119 new part numbers to its Standard® and Standard® Import lines. This release covers 53 product categories and includes 44 part numbers for 2021 and 2022 model-year vehicles.
SMP announces the expansion of its Blue Streak® line. SMP’s latest Blue Streak® product release includes 23 new part numbers in the Direct Ignition and Variable Valve Timing categories.
SMP announces the addition of 146 new part numbers to its Standard®, Blue Streak®, and Standard Import® lines. SMP’s new part number release for May 2022 spans 55 different product categories and includes 38 part numbers for 2021 and 2022 model year vehicles.
Earlier this year, SMP announced its 2022 scholarship programs: The Blue Streak ‘Better Then, Better Now’ Scholarship and the Women in Auto Care Scholarship. Grants of $5,000 will be awarded to two students in each category.
Submissions will be accepted through May 31, 2022.
The most recent expansion to Standard’s ETB offering features applications for popular import nameplates including Toyota, Nissan, Mazda, Hyundai and Kia. Standard’s ETB line-up now includes more than 200 part numbers, and covers 190 million vehicles. Providing industry-leading, late model coverage for domestic and import vehicles, Standard® offers ETBs for 2021 and 2022 model years.Learn More >
SMP announces the addition of 434 new part numbers to its Standard®, Standard® Import and Blue Streak® lines. The release spans 129 product categories and expands coverage for import and domestic applications through the 2022 model year by more than 500 million VIO.Learn More >
As a corporation, SMP truly cares about its employees, customers, and the communities within which it operates. This can be seen through the extraordinary generosity of our employees in 2021. Additionally, SMP continued to support the next generation of technicians and automotive students as a way to both sustain and give back to our industry.
Eric Sills, President and CEO of Standard Motor Products and incoming Board Chairman of AASA, spoke before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection & Commerce. Sills was one of only four to testify on supply chain resilience and American competitiveness.
'We’ve Got You Covered' giveaway, which celebrated two of our flagship brands, Standard® and Blue Streak®, recently concluded as Standard Motor Products awarded limited-edition Standard® T-Shirts to the winners.
SMP is pleased to announce its 2021 Scholarship Program recipients. Ten automotive students have been awarded $50,000 in scholarship money.
The New Multi-Frequency TPMS Sensor combines 314.9, 315, and 433/434 MHz applications into one single SKU, eliminating a duplication of customer inventory. The Single Sensor program is an addition to Standard’s QWIK-SENSOR® Universal Programmable TPMS Sensors and OE-Match TPMS Sensors and provides coverage for more than 200 million vehicles-in-operation (VIO) in North America.
Designed to help get you the parts you need when you need them, our new Standard® drop ship program is available for the entire turbocharger line – new and remanufactured, diesel and gas.
Blue Streak® VVT components are engineered with design improvements over the original and the competition. They are manufactured for superior performance under real-world conditions. All Blue Streak® components are backed by our Limited Lifetime Warranty.Learn More >
Check out how our sensors protect against over-voltage, under-voltage, reverse-voltage, and short circuits, and maintain accuracy during heavy-duty shock, vibration, and maximum temperature conditions.
With more than 60,000 installs, our revamped SMP® Parts App is updated with new tools that make part lookups even easier, including:
- Keyword Search to help find parts and categories more easily
- History function for quick access to frequently searched items
SMP announces the launch of its SMP Cares website, a new site dedicated to highlighting the company’s efforts supporting local communities through service, volunteerism and donations. This website will serve as a resource for news and upcoming events.
Ahead of the 2019 Women's Leadership Conference in Detroit, we spoke to Women in Auto Care President and Auto Care Association board member, Tammy Tecklenburg.
In this video, which is our most viewed video of March, our master technician shows you how to replace the Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor on a Dodge, Chrysler, Plymouth 2.7L.
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