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
Second MEMA Policy Breakfast Draws Standing-Room-Only Crowd to Discuss Best Approach to NAFTA Renegotiation
August 10, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) hosted a policy panel discussion, “NAFTA and the Automotive Industry: What Will Keep America Competitive?,” on... READ MORE
U.S. Aftermarket to Grow at an Annual Rate (CAGR) of 3.6% through 2020
July 5, 2017
BETHESDA, Md. and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- The U.S. automotive aftermarket is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.6 percent through 2020, according to the “2017... READ MORE
The New Aftermarket Reality: Road Ahead Requires Collaboration, Shared Vision and Planning for the Connected Aftermarket
June 27, 2017
AASA President and COO Bill Long discussed the steps by automotive aftermarket partners needed to address the industry’s new realities in his presentation to the CAWA Summer Educational Forum.... READ MORE
AASA Addresses Aftermarket’s Vital Role in Bridging the Gap to Connected / Automated Cars
June 13, 2017
The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) discussed the significant impact that aftermarket solutions can have in improving road safety. RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The automotive... READ MORE
AASA and Its Technology Council Discuss Advanced Technology in the Aftermarket with Northwood University Students
April 11, 2017
ATC Chairman Brent Berman of Federal-Mogul Motorparts and AASA’s Chris Gardner addressed classes in Northwood’s MIS and aftermarket management curriculums at the university’s Midland, Mich. campus... READ MORE
Motor Vehicle Component Manufacturers Trade Association Seeks Meeting With Top Trump Administration Officials
March 9, 2017
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association, which represents 1000 member companies, reaches out to Vice President and new Secretary of Commerce to share suppliers’ viewpoints on trade, tax,... READ MORE
Motor Vehicle Component Manufacturers Trade Association Outlines Its Position on Proposed New Tax Reform
March 2, 2017
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association, which represents 1000 member companies, supports tax reform initiatives that will increase American manufacturing employment without putting an... READ MORE
Aftermarket’s Strong, Steady Growth Contributes to Parts Manufacturing’s U.S. Job Increase of Nearly 19%
January 30, 2017
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – A new study released by the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) shows that automotive parts manufacturing jobs in the U.S. have risen nearly 19... READ MORE
AASA's New Council Brings Millennials’ Perspective to the Aftermarket
January 30, 2017
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Automotive aftermarket supplier executives have a long history of dedicating their time and experience to mentor and prepare the next generation of industry leaders –... READ MORE
AASA Examines the New Aftermarket Reality: ‘Can You Fix My Car?’ at 2017 Vision Conference
January 27, 2017
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), the connected car, telematics and cybersecurity technologies are already affecting how vehicles are diagnosed and serviced.... READ MORE
AASA Board of Governors Announces 2017 Officers, New Members
January 23, 2017
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Joe Pomaranski, vice president and general manager, North American Aftermarket, Tenneco, and Marc Blackman, president and chief executive officer, Gold Eagle Products,... READ MORE
AASA Opens the Dialogue on ‘The New Aftermarket Reality – Putting the Puzzle Together’: Industry Leaders to Gather for 2017 AASA Vision Conference
January 19, 2017
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – On Wednesday and Thursday, March 29-30, automotive aftermarket suppliers will gather for the 2017 Vision Conference, organized by the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers... READ MORE
2017 AASA Vision Conference: Trends that Will Change the Industry
January 6, 2017
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The automotive aftermarket industry as we know it is changing and may be completely different in the near future. At the 2017 Vision Conference, the Automotive... READ MORE
Bill Long of AASA Re-Elected to NASTF Board
December 15, 2016
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Bill Long, president and chief operating officer of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), the light vehicle aftermarket division of the Motor &... READ MORE
MEMA Weighs in on NHTSA’s State Model Policy
December 13, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), the voice of a mobility industry on the forefront of innovation and new safety technologies, presented oral comments... READ MORE