Key Industry Insight from the Millennial Perspective Slated for Vision
February 17, 2017
Members of AASA’s newest council, Modern Industry eXpertise (MIX), will present insights on key industry topics from the Millennial perspective at the 2017 AASA Vision Conference, set for Wednesday... READ MORE
Protect Your IP Without Breaking the Budget
February 17, 2017
Jarriel (Jerry) Koplin, CFE, director global investigations, Delphi Global Security will share tips and discuss how this major supplier developed cost-effective ways to monitor, track, research and... READ MORE
AASA Joins with EXIM Bank to Advance Members’ Global Business
February 17, 2017
AASA is joining with its newest association member, the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank), to advance members’ business interests in international markets. EXIM Bank is a federal... READ MORE
White House Watch: New Executive Orders
February 17, 2017
Welcome to “White House Watch,” a just-the-facts look at Trump Administration decisions and actions that affect members of MEMA and its four divisions (AASA, HDMA, MERA, OESA). This valuable news... READ MORE
Orders Moderate in Early February
February 17, 2017
Orders for maintenance and discretionary products moderated in early February, according to the latest Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing Companies Survey. Overall, orders were strong across the... READ MORE
AASA AAPEX Events Committee Report: ‘Beware of Show Poachers’
February 17, 2017
At the recent conference call meeting of the AASA AAPEX Events Committee (AAEC), members heard a report about “show poachers” – calls or e-mails from business which appear to be “official” AAPEX... READ MORE
2017 AASA Vision Conference: Technologies That Will Change the Aftermarket
February 10, 2017
Industry experts will provide insiders’ viewpoints on the technology that will change the automotive aftermarket at the 2017 AASA Vision Conference, set for Wednesday and Thursday, March 29-30 at the... READ MORE
AASA Technology Council to Examine ‘Why You Should Care about Mobility Technology Advancements’
February 10, 2017
The AASA Technology Council (ATC) Spring Meeting on Friday, March 31, will continue discussions of technology and its impact on aftermarket suppliers initiated at the 2017 AASA Vision Conference, set... READ MORE
Author, Political Analyst Nicolle Wallace Is MEMA Legislative Summit Keynote Speaker
February 10, 2017
Nicolle Wallace, political analyst, New York Times best-selling author and former White House director of communications, will look at the latest in politics and the media, and present attendees at... READ MORE
WHITE HOUSE WATCH: Latest Executive Orders, Confirmations
February 10, 2017
Welcome to “White House Watch,” a just-the-facts look at Trump Administration decisions and actions that affect members of MEMA and its four divisions (AASA, HDMA, MERA, OESA). This valuable news... READ MORE
AASA Supplier Sentiment Index: Aftermarket Suppliers Are Bullish on 2017
February 10, 2017
Aftermarket suppliers are very optimistic about the prospects for 2017 as indicated by Q4 2016 “AASA Supplier Sentiment Index,” which recorded its highest levels since 2010. The Index is a part of... READ MORE
MEMA’s New Study Shows Aftermarket’s Strong, Steady Growth Contributes to 19% U.S. Job Increase
February 3, 2017
MEMA, the parent division of AASA, recently released its new report showing that automotive parts manufacturing jobs in the United States have risen nearly 19 percent since 2012. That increase also... READ MORE
Insiders’ Views on Technology and Wall Street at 2017 Vision Conference
February 3, 2017
The 2017 AASA Vision Conference, set for Wednesday and Thursday, March 29-30 at the Loews Chicago O’Hare, will present key insiders’ viewpoints about the “new realities” shaping the automotive... READ MORE
Trade Missions Planned for Colombia, South Africa in 2017
February 3, 2017
AASA and its Overseas Automotive Council (OAC) are participating in two global trade mission in 2017, introducing North American aftermarket suppliers to growing international markets for their... READ MORE
Iran’s Automotive Sector Offers a New Frontier for Suppliers
February 3, 2017
The emerging automotive sector in Iran, along with easing of international sanctions, can offer new opportunities for suppliers, according to Steve Ganster, director at Solidiance Asia Pacific (www.... READ MORE
Leadership 3.0 Gives Industry Leaders a Global Perspective
February 3, 2017
Tomorrow’s leaders need a global perspective. To meet this growing need, AASA has partnered with Northwood University to help prepare new and emerging industry leaders in capitalizing on... READ MORE
OAC Presents its Lifetime Achievement Award to Rafaat N Kureshi
February 3, 2017
Rafaat N Kureshi, vice president of international business development, Spectrum Brands, Global Auto Care, Danbury, Conn., received the AASA Overseas Automotive Council (OAC) Lifetime Achievement... READ MORE
AASA’s ‘Connected Councils’ Meetings Drive Industry Innovation
February 3, 2017
AASA councils serve as the association’s change agents, driving innovation, industry dialogue and initiatives for AASA members and the aftermarket industry. Three councils are meeting in conjunction... READ MORE
Failure Part Orders Increase in Late January
February 3, 2017
The AASA Evercore ISI “Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing Companies Survey” reports that orders pushed higher in late January by improved failure product orders. Overall orders are strong across... READ MORE