Race to Acquire New Technology Fuels Rising M&A Transactions
May 22, 2018
Annual report from the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association and Jefferies LLC shows record M&A transaction driven by new technology acquisitions RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The race... READ MORE
First-ever BMC and FMSI ‘Brake Weekend’ to Feature Industry Insights from John Washbish and Brent Windom
April 25, 2018
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The first-ever “Brake Weekend – The Gathering of Brake Experts,” presented by the Brake Manufacturers Council (BMC), a product council of the Automotive Aftermarket... READ MORE
AASA’s Work Group Envision Marketplace-Based Solution to Ensure Vehicle Data Access
March 22, 2018
Leaders Charley Johnson and Tim Corcoran discuss the challenges in accessing vehicle data and the Vehicle Data Work Group’s vision of a neutral marketplace solution at the 2018 AASA Vision Conference... READ MORE
MEMA Leads Call for Greater Freedom for Consumer Choice in Auto Repair
March 15, 2018
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and two of its divisions, the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) and MERA – The Association for Sustainable Manufacturing,... READ MORE
Marc Blackman of Gold Eagle Is New Chairman of AASA Board of Governors; Jens Schueler of Schaeffler Is First Vice Chairman
March 1, 2018
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Marc Blackman, chief executive officer of Gold Eagle Co., and Jens Schueler, president, Schaeffler Group USA Inc. will serve as the 2018 chairman and first vice... READ MORE
Marylou Hornung of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems Joins the AASA Technology Council Board
February 22, 2018
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Marylou Hornung, director of sales operations, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC, is the newest member of the Board of Governors for the Technology Council (ATC) of... READ MORE
Advance Auto Parts President and CEO Tom Greco to Present Keynote Address at 2018 AASA Vision Conference on March 22
February 14, 2018
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Tom Greco, president and chief executive officer of Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), will deliver a keynote address at the 2018 Vision Conference, presented by the... READ MORE
Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association Sends the Trump Administration Recommendations on How to Improve but Save NAFTA
January 24, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of its on-going effort to communicate the motor vehicle parts supplier industry’s position on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Motor & Equipment... READ MORE
AASA Announces Promotion of Ben Brucato to Senior Director, Membership and Sponsorship
January 4, 2018
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) announces the promotion of Ben Brucato to senior director, membership and sponsorship, effective Jan. 1, 2018... READ MORE
Q3 2017 AASA Supplier Barometer Survey Shows Suppliers Expect Significant Electric Vehicle Impact
November 17, 2017
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Many AASA supplier members believe that the electrification of vehicles will impact their businesses within the next 10 years – and, of those expecting an impact, the... READ MORE
MEMA’s Ann Wilson Recognized with 2017 Northwood University Education Management Award
November 3, 2017
​LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Ann Wilson senior vice president of government affairs of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), was honored with an Automotive Aftermarket Management... READ MORE
Registration Now Open for 2018 AASA Vision Conference: ‘Exceeding Expectations, Driving Growth’
November 3, 2017
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The dates are set and registration is now open for the 2018 Vision Conference, presented by the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) – online registration is at www.... READ MORE
Overseas Automotive Council Announces 2018 Global Summit
November 2, 2017
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Overseas Automotive Council (OAC), the international export council of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), announces its first annual Global... READ MORE
Record Setting Attendance, Celebrity ‘Sightings’ at OAC Global Reception During AAPEX
November 1, 2017
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The annual Global Reception, presented by the Overseas Automotive Council (OAC) of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) on Oct. 31, drew record attendance at its... READ MORE
Kevin Pentecost of Standard Motor Products Joins the AASA Technology Council Board
October 12, 2017
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Kevin Pentecost, information security manager for Standard Motor Products, is the newest member of the Board of Governors for the Technology Council (ATC) of the... READ MORE
Norman “Norm” Young Appointed Chairman of the AASA Overseas Automotive Council
October 12, 2017
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Norman “Norm” Young, president and CEO of WELD Racing LLC, has been appointed chairman of the board of governors for the Overseas Automotive Council (OAC) of the... READ MORE
AASA Opens Annual Technology Conference with Announcement of Donation to Support the Industry’s Victims of Recent Hurricanes
October 3, 2017
The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association challenged the record crowd of 200+ Aftermarket Professionals to support the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation’s effort to help... READ MORE
AASA’s Bill Long: Collaboration, Vision and Planning Vital to Success in the New Aftermarket Reality
September 14, 2017
AASA President and COO Bill Long addressed the new aftermarket realities, mega trends and where the industry goes from here at the annual MAPA Industry Day on Sept. 13 in Flint, Mich. RESEARCH... READ MORE
Top CV Distributors to Discuss Digital Data at AASA Technology Conference
September 12, 2017
Great Dane, Drive Train, Southeastern Freight Lines and VIPAR will address “Digital Data and Selling More Parts” as part of the popular Heavy Duty Technology Track at the 2017 AASA Technology... READ MORE