AASA Hosts Fun Contest at Annual Technology Conference Banquet to Raise Funds for Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation
November 9, 2018
2018 marks the second year for this fun contest, which provides support for aftermarket individuals and families in need RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – For the second year in a row, the Automotive... READ MORE
Automotive Aftermarket Summit 2018 Provides Overview of China’s Fast-Growing Aftermarket During Automechanika Shanghai
November 9, 2018
The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association and Messe Frankfurt are co-organizing this unique event providing both market insights and networking opportunities with China’s growing aftermarket... READ MORE
AASA Lauds Exemptions to Digital Millennium Copyright Act Allowing Access for Independent Repair Providers
October 26, 2018
In a victory for motor vehicle suppliers and the independent aftermarket, the Librarian of Congress expanded exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that allow greater access to... READ MORE
AASA Leaders to Provide Insights on New Technologies, Market Trends at 2018 Gabelli & Company Aftermarket Symposium During AAPEX
October 24, 2018
AASA President and COO Bill Long and Executive Vice President Paul McCarthy will discuss current market trends and impact of new technologies RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Bill Long and Paul... READ MORE
Keynote Speaker Paul Golata of Mouser Takes AASA Technology Conference Attendees on a Ride to the ‘Futuremarket of the Aftermarket’
October 1, 2018
CLEARWATER, Fla. – Paul Golata, senior technology specialist at Mouser Electronics, took conference attendees on a ride to the “Futuremarket of the Aftermarket” in his keynote address on Oct. 1 here... READ MORE
AASA’s China Aftermarket Forum Meetings – Impactful Speakers from Influential Companies, A Community for Top Suppliers
September 25, 2018
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. / SHANGHAI – Top aftermarket supplier executives can count on hearing the latest industry trends in China’s growing aftermarket and on networking with fellow aftermarket... READ MORE
Hard Parts Becoming Smart Parts: Learn about the Changing Dynamics of Smart Aftermarket Parts at AASA’s Aftermarket Mobility Innovation
September 25, 2018
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- Shiva Bhardwaj, CEO of PitStop, will address the changing dynamics of smart aftermarket parts, “Hard Parts Becoming Smart Parts,” at AASA’s newest event focused on... READ MORE
MEMA Announces Retirement of Steve Handschuh, President and Chief Executive Officer
September 25, 2018
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – With decidedly mixed emotions, the Board of Directors of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) today announced that it has accepted Steve Handschuh... READ MORE
Federated’s Marc Pappas is in the ‘Channel Partner Spotlight’ at the 2018 AASA Technology Conference:
September 25, 2018
Marc Pappas, respected data and technology expert in the industry, will discuss Federated’s technology initiatives and the outlook for advanced technology developments RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C... READ MORE
The Futuremarket of the Aftermarket: The Impact of Tomorrow’s Technology Today
July 12, 2018
In his AASA Technology Conference keynote address, Paul Golata of Mouser Electronics will take conference attendees on a ride to prepare for the breakneck speed of technological changes RESEARCH... READ MORE
U.S. Aftermarket to Grow at an Annual Rate (CAGR) of 3.4% through 2021
June 20, 2018
Joint Channel Forecast Model Predicts Sales to Total $327 Billion Through Same Period BETHESDA, Md. and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- The U.S. automotive aftermarket is expected to grow at a... READ MORE
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