AASA Overseas Automotive Council to Join Auto Care Association on Peru Trade Mission
February 29, 2016
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Overseas Automotive Council (OAC) of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) will join the Auto Care Association on a trade mission to Peru, slated... READ MORE
AASA Vision Conference Keynote Presentation to Spotlight O’Reilly
February 26, 2016
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Attendees at the 2016 Vision Conference presented by the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), the light vehicle aftermarket division of the... READ MORE
AASA Vision Conference Panel to Examine New Business Models
February 19, 2016
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – A spirited discussion of emerging models in the aftermarket supply chain and the changing roles suppliers will be the focus of a featured panel discussion at the 2016... READ MORE
AASA and MERA Urge U.S. Copyright Office to Protect Consumer Choice
February 17, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Copyright Office should protect consumer choice by allowing the independent aftermarket greater access to software-enabled components and parts, say the Automotive... READ MORE
MEMA Weighs in on NHTSA ‘Self-Driving’ Car Ruling
February 12, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) has released a legal interpretation of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) decision that the car... READ MORE
AWDA Members to Attend Joint Session with Suppliers at 2016 AASA Vision Conference
February 5, 2016
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Members of the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) will attend special joint sessions with aftermarket suppliers during the 2016 Vision Conference... READ MORE
AASA Overseas Automotive Council Advances Global Aftermarket's Future
February 3, 2016
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Global markets represent an increasing portion of the automotive aftermarket industry’s growth – and the Overseas Automotive Council (OAC) of the Automotive Aftermarket... READ MORE
MEMA Speaks Out for Regional Parts Suppliers on Trans-Pacific Partnership
January 22, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) has expressed its support of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), but has asked the Obama administration and... READ MORE
‘Suppliers Are Key Innovators,’ MEMA’s Steve Handschuh at the Washington Auto Show
January 21, 2016
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Steve Handschuh, president and chief executive officer of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), promoted suppliers’ long history as key... READ MORE
Brian Daugherty Joins MEMA as New Chief Technology Officer
January 19, 2016
WASHINGTON –  The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Brian Daugherty as Chief Technology Officer. In this newly created position,... READ MORE
AASA Presents the Supplier’s Perspective of the Connected Aftermarket at CES 2015
January 15, 2016
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) promoted the automotive aftermarket industry and the business interests of its supplier members at the Consumer... READ MORE
Doug Grimm of MPG Is 2016 MEMA Board Chairman
January 12, 2016
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Douglas J. Grimm, president and chief operating officer of MPG Inc., has been elected as chairman of the Board of Directors of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers... READ MORE
MEMA, AASA Applaud USTR’s Strong Warning to Online Retailer Alibaba
December 18, 2015
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) applauds the strong warning issued on Dec. 17 by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to global... READ MORE
AASA Names 2016 Board of Governors Officers
December 4, 2015
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – David Barbeau, managing director of the global aftermarket, TI Automotive, and Odd Joergenrud, regional president, automotive aftermarket North America, Robert Bosch,... READ MORE
MEMA, AASA Fight Back Against Online Sales of Counterfeit Parts
November 20, 2015
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) is urging the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to stem the tide of counterfeit motor vehicle... READ MORE
Brent Berman of Federal-Mogul Named 2016 Chairman of AASA Technology Council
November 16, 2015
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Brent Berman, director, training and consumer experience, Federal-Mogul Motorparts, was named the 2016 chairman of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (... READ MORE
Record Setting Attendance at the AASA OAC Global Reception 2015
November 5, 2015
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The annual Global Reception presented by the Overseas Automotive Council (OAC) of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), the light vehicle aftermarket... READ MORE
AASA / MEMA Brake Manufacturers Council Gains Insights on Technician Training
November 4, 2015
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Donny Seyfer, owner of Seyfer Automotive, Wheat Ridge, Colo., and chairman of the Automotive Service Association (ASA), shared tips on effective training for technicians and... READ MORE
AASA Know Your Parts® Launches New Tech Hotline for Smart Phones at AAPEX
November 3, 2015
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) Know Your Parts® campaign is launching a new resource for service professionals during AAPEX: the Know Your Parts “Tech... READ MORE