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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549


FORM 8-K

        CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) October 10, 2002


Motorcar Parts & Accessories, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

New York   0-23538   11-2153962
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)   (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)

2929 California Street, Torrance, California

 

90503
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code (310) 212-7910

        
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
   
            




INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE REPORT

Item 5. Other Events

        Attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 is the press release issued by Motorcar Parts & Accessories, Inc. on October 10, 2002 which is incorporated by reference herein.


Item 7. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


Exhibit No.
  Description

99.1   Press Release, dated October 10, 2002.

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SIGNATURES

        Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

        MOTORCAR PARTS & ACCESSORIES, INC.
(Registrant)

Date

 

October 10, 2002


 

/s/  
ANTHONY SOUZA      
(Signature)*
        Anthony Souza
President

*Print name and title of the signing officer under his signature.

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Exhibit 99.1

MPA ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF TWO NEW DIRECTORS

Torrance, California—Thursday, October 10, 2002—Motorcar Parts & Accessories, Inc. (Internet Billboard: MPAA) filed a Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission today, announcing they have added two new members to the Company's Board of Directors. The Company's Board of Director's unanimously voted to add two new members to the Company's Board at a Board meeting held on Tuesday, October 8, 2002.

The newly elected individuals are Mr. Douglas Horn and Mr. Irving Siegel:

With the addition of these two individuals, the Company's Board of Directors now consists of six individuals.

Selwyn Joffe, MPA's Board Chairman, welcomed the new members by saying, "We are extremely excited to have two new independent directors with excellent financial acumen. We anticipate that these directors will serve on the Company's audit committee in the future".

MPA is a leading manufacturer of replacement alternators and starters for imported and domestic cars and light trucks in the United States, Canada and Mexico. MPA's full line of alternators and starters are remanufactured for import and domestic vehicles.

Contact Information:
Motorcar Parts & Accessories, Inc.
Anthony Souza (310) 972-4005




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