MEMA’s Ann Wilson to Explore Duty Drawbacks and In-Bond Warehousing at AASA Global Summit
December 6, 2018
Ann Wilson, MEMA senior vice president of government affairs, will explore the current trade and regulatory environment and the impacts to automotive aftermarket suppliers operating in today’s global... READ MORE
‘Three Dragons’ Rematch and ‘Channel Partner Excellence Award’ Presentation Set for 2019 AASA Vision Conference
December 6, 2018
The highly rated “Three Dragons: Three Competing Views of the Aftermarket” debate from this year’s Vision Conference is slated for a rematch at the 2019 event. The 2019 AASA Vision Conference is set... READ MORE
More Than 300 China Aftermarket Professionals Participate in Automotive Aftermarket Summit 2018 During Automechanika Shanghai
December 6, 2018
An audience of 300-plus participants, including more than 100 buyers from the Chinese aftermarket, attended the Automotive Aftermarket Summit 2018 on Nov. 29 in Shanghai to gain insights from leading... READ MORE
MEMA President and CEO Steve Handschuh Honored with Triangle Award
December 6, 2018
MEMA presented President and CEO Steve Handschuh with the association’s highest honor, the MEMA Triangle Award, during the association’s recent Board of Governors meeting in Southfield, Mich.... READ MORE
Free to Members: 2019 AASA Replacement Rates Now Available
December 6, 2018
The 2019 AASA Replacement Rates Report, a free member benefit, is now available. This handy table shows the percentage of private vehicles receiving specified maintenance, which can be used to... READ MORE
Failure Product and Discretionary Orders Rose in Late November
December 6, 2018
The biweekly Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing Companies Survey held steady at the end of November, thanks to increases in failure product and discretionary orders. Promotions also increased while... READ MORE
AASA Members Win AAPA Channel Partner Supplier Awards
December 6, 2018
AASA member company Valvoline was name 2018 Channel Partner of the Year by the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance at its recent annual Channel Partner supplier awards ceremony at Turnberry Isle in... READ MORE
Key Experts to Discuss USMCA at Dec. 12 Briefing in Michigan
December 6, 2018
The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) was signed on November 30, 2018 by the U.S., Canada and Mexico. AASA members can learn more about the agreement at an informational briefing hosted... READ MORE
2019 AASA Global Summit in February Will Explore Opportunities and Challenges in International Markets
November 29, 2018
The 2019 AASA Global Summit, presented by the Overseas Automotive Council (OAC), will provide aftermarket suppliers and channel partners a unique forum to explore opportunities and challenges in... READ MORE
New AASA Channel Excellence Award Presented by Epicor Will Foster Aftermarket Innovation and Collaboration
November 29, 2018
AASA has established a new industry recognition, the Channel Excellence Award presented by Epicor, to foster innovation and collaboration in the automotive aftermarket. The finalists for the new... READ MORE
Amazon Brand Registry Webinar Coming Up Next Week: Learn How to Protect Your IP on Amazon
November 29, 2018
Crystal Mattison of Amazon Brand Registry will present “Amazon Brand Registry 101: Helping you protect your intellectual property on Amazon” at the AASA Intellectual Property Council (IPC) free... READ MORE
Bret Jordan’s 2019 Outlook Featured in in Q1 2019 Jefferies Quarterly Tune-Up
November 29, 2018
Bret Jordan, CFA, will discuss the 2019 outlook in the Q1 2019 Jefferies Quarterly Tune-Up, set for 1 p.m. EST, Thursday, Jan. 10. Webinar slots are limited so members are encouraged to register... READ MORE
Hear from USMCA Experts at Dec. 12 Trade Briefing in Michigan
November 29, 2018
The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is expected to be signed today by the U.S., Canada and Mexico. AASA members can learn more about the agreement at an informational briefing hosted by... READ MORE
Orders Moderate on Softer Activity in Latest Survey
November 29, 2018
The biweekly Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing Companies Survey moderated on softer activity from discretionary, failure and maintenance product orders. Regionally, orders continue to be strong in... READ MORE
Top Suppliers in China to Gather for Key Market Insights at AASA’s China Aftermarket Forum Q4 Meeting
November 29, 2018
Top executives of AASA supplier members based in China can count on hearing the latest industry trends in China’s growing aftermarket and on networking with fellow aftermarket professionals at the... READ MORE
Ann Wilson Named 2018 Automotive News All-Star in Government Affairs
November 29, 2018
Ann Wilson, MEMA senior vice president of government affairs, has been named the 2018 Automotive News All-Star in government affairs, announced on Nov. 26. Wilson has spearheaded MEMA’s government... READ MORE
AASA Honors Retiring MEMA President Steve Handschuh by Establishing University of the Aftermarket Foundation Fund
November 16, 2018
AASA has established a fund through the University of the Aftermarket Foundation in honor of MEMA President and CEO Steve Handschuh, who is retiring at the end of this year. “It is fitting to... READ MORE
Crystal Mattison to Discuss Amazon Brand Registry on AASA IPC Webinar: Protecting Your IP on Amazon
November 16, 2018
Crystal Mattison of Amazon Brand Registry will present “Amazon Brand Registry 101: Helping you protect your intellectual property on Amazon” on the upcoming AASA Intellectual Property Council (IPC)... READ MORE
Key AAPEX Take-Aways Now Available on Latest Jefferies Webinar Video
November 16, 2018
For members who were not able to join in the most recent Jefferies Quarterly Tune-Up 2018 webinar featuring Bret Jordan, CFA, a video recording of the Nov. 8 discussion is now available. On the... READ MORE