DFA Media has acquired Aftermarket Magazine, sister publication Top Technician and their associated automotive related information products with immediate effect, it has today emerged.
The first edition will be published in September 2015, edited by Phil Curry.
Jim Dunn has been named Area Sales Manager and Claire Hodder will be Sales Manager but previous managing director, Paul Dearing was not mentioned in the announcement.
The announcement comes just weeks after Crystal Communications ceased to publish the title.
Commenting on this latest acquisition, Ryan Fuller, Commercial Director of DFA Media, said: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to build on the success of the market leading portfolio of titles developed so successfully by Bob Sockl and his team at Crystal Communications over the last 25 years.
“I believe that Aftermarket and Top Technician are unique in offering news and opinions that are informed, relevant and topical.
“Also, as an editorial-led publication, Editor Phil Curry has never been afraid to be bold and controversial by speaking out on the issues that affect our many readers.”