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
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