"Automotive Trivia From RockAuto December Newsletter: What do Airtex, Autolite, Fram and Prestone all have in common? A. All have ties to New Zealand B. All were founded more than 75 years ago C. All are owned by the same parent company Answer: D. All of the above (These famous automotive manufacturers are now part of UCI-FRAM AutoBrands, which is a part of New Zealand's Rank Group Limited)" The global economy in action. Sure was a surprise to me!