Get the First Preview of a New Groundbreaking Study on the Emerging “New Retail” Aftermarket at the 2019 AASA Vision Conference in April
February 15, 2019
Conference attendees will learn if the digitalization of the aftermarket is a bust or boon in the pending AASA / Roland Berger study RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Dramatic changes are... READ MORE
Industry Leaders Explored International Aftermarket Opportunities at 2019 AASA Global Summit
February 14, 2019
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- More than 100 aftermarket professionals from a dozen countries gathered in Coral Gables, Fla. on Feb. 7-8 to explore opportunities in the global automotive aftermarket... READ MORE
AASA Hires Megan Gardner As Director, Membership and Sponsorship
January 31, 2019
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) announces the addition of Megan Gardner to its staff as the new director of membership and sponsorship. “We’... READ MORE
Amazon’s Head of Automotive to Share Insights on ‘The Evolving Channel Model’ at 2019 AASA Vision Conference in Dearborn
January 22, 2019
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Buying habits for automotive parts are creating new business models and the emergence of pure online e-tailers. Suppliers attending the 2019 Vision Conference,... READ MORE
AutoZone’s Mark Finestone Is Featured Speaker in the ‘Customer Spotlight’ at the 2019 AASA Vision Conference on April 3 in Dearborn, Mich.
January 10, 2019
Finestone will address AASA supplier members in the member-only segment of the event, ‘New Roads: Building New Channels for Collaboration’ RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Mark Finestone, executive... READ MORE
AASA Announces the Promotion of Chris Gardner to Senior Vice President, Operations
January 9, 2019
An industry veteran with more than 30 years experience, Gardner is dedicated to serving members’ needs and as a valuable member resource in the area of advanced aftermarket technologies RESEARCH... READ MORE
AASA Board of Governors Welcomes New Vice Chairmen and Governors for 2019
January 3, 2019
Marc Blackman of Gold Eagle begins second term as AASA chairman RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Enrico Manuele, regional president, Automotive Aftermarket North America, Robert Bosch LLC, and Eric... READ MORE
Industry Leaders Step Forward to Support AASA’s Channel Excellence Award Presented by Epicor
December 7, 2018
Reviewers for new industry recognition award include aftermarket executives, analysts and educators RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The selection committee for the Channel Excellence Award, the... READ MORE
Explore Opportunities and Challenges in Today’s Worldwide Aftermarket at the 2019 AASA Global Summit
November 29, 2018
The only international conference focused on the aftermarket is set for Feb. 7-8 in Coral Gables, Fla. RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The 2019 Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA)... READ MORE
AASA’s New Channel Excellence Award Presented by Epicor to Recognize Aftermarket Innovation and Collaboration
November 28, 2018
New award to recognize collaborative initiatives that help drive growth for channel partners RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) has established... READ MORE
Leading Industry Executives to Share Insights into China’s Fast-Growing Aftermarket at the Automotive Aftermarket Summit 2018 During Automechanika Shanghai
November 20, 2018
The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association and Messe Frankfurt are co-organizing this unique event RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Leading automotive aftermarket executives will share their... READ MORE
AASA Honors Retiring MEMA President Steve Handschuh by Establishing University of the Aftermarket Foundation Fund
November 15, 2018
The association received a Lifetime Trustee Award at AAPEX in recognition of the contribution. RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association, the light vehicle... READ MORE
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