COVID-19 Updates and Resources

Our pledge to you: THE SHOP will continue to provide essential, reliable, helpful information for you and your business as we navigate through this global health crisis together. We’ll be there for you every day with timely supplier updates, relevant business resources and tips to keep you going. In this time of isolation, we will act as a connecting point between suppliers, distributors and you, the industry shops and businesses that rely on them, just as they rely on you.

Toward that end this page will act as a clearinghouse for all the updates and resources we’ve been covering and compiling throughout the current situation. Let us know if there’s any information you’re looking for, if you have any tips, or just to let us know how you’re doing, and what you’re doing to get through this at our Contact Us page. Everyone appreciates your contributions!


Industry Updates: Aftermarket Responds to COVID-19

Small Business Paycheck Protection Program Application Information

SBA Offering Disaster Assistance Loans

Congressional Stimulus Package Includes $377 Billion for Small Businesses

SEMA Creates COVID-19 Resource Page

SEMA Webinars Explain SBA Loan Programs, Labor Laws

SEMA Data Co-op Offering eCommerce Data Updates

Air Lift Hosting Marketing Webinar Series for Shops

Finimpact Financial Tools to Combat COVID-19

SEMA Hosting COVID-19 Recovery Webinars

U.S. Health Agencies Publish Resources for Reopening Businesses


Navigating the Business Landscape Post COVID-19

Online Sales for Aftermarket Shops

Should I Market My Business During a Downturn?

Targeting Your (Quarantined) Customers

12 Tips for Business Owners Impacted by a Pandemic

Eight Steps to Protect Your Shop from Coronavirus

How Manufacturers Can Cope with COVID-19

Industry Response

Ohio Motorsports Community, USMA Create Ohio Motorsports Coalition

Miami Corp. Publishes PPE Material Guide

QA1 Hosts Socially Distanced Cruise

4 Wheel Parts Offering Free Services for Essential Workers

Texas Motor Speedway Hosting Socially Distanced Graduation Ceremonies

Five Star Race Car Bodies Now Manufacturing Face Shields, Cashier Guards

Renegade Race Fuels & Lubricants Now Producing Hand Sanitizer

VP Racing Fuels Producing Hand Sanitizer

Lucas Oil Producing Hand Sanitizer

Channellock Launches Online Learning Tools for Students

Automotive Paint Manufacturer Retools to Produce Hand Sanitizer

Quadratec Launches ‘Hands-On HomeSchool’ Campaign

MANN+HUMMEL Producing Face Masks, Respirators

PPG Commits Over $1.5 Million to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Buffalo Turbine Launches Disinfectant Sprayer to Fight COVID-19

Truck Hero Retools Facilities to Produce PPE

AAM Group Creates Social Media-Ready Made-to-Color Line Art

Keystone Automotive Compiling COVID-19 Resources

Oracle Lighting Donates PPE to Local Medical Center

Hot Shot’s Secret Manufacturer Producing, Donating Hand Sanitizer

Champion Brands to Manufacture Sanitizing Products

SEMA, Automotive Industry Groups Call for National Approach for Defining Essential Businesses

Ford Producing Ventilators, Respirators for Patients, Healthcare Workers

Lucas Oil Pledges to Feed Students During School Closures

AAM Group Creates COVID-19 Social Media Posts for Resellers

Covercraft to Produce PPE for Healthcare Workers

Concept Vehicle Company Makes Adjustments to Help Healthcare Workers

AAM Group Suspends Hosting, Billing Fees for Aftermarket Website Customers