Doug Kubinak of East Penn to Join MiX June Meeting as First Executive Partner
June 6, 2019
Doug Kubinak, vice president sales – organizational development and strategic initiatives, with East Penn Manufacturing Co. Inc., will participate in a roundtable discussion at the AASA Modern... READ MORE
AASA to Address Using Technology to Grow the Mexican Aftermarket During INA PAACE Automechanika
June 6, 2019
AASA will present the Mexico Technology Summit during INA PAACE Automechanika in Mexico City, focusing on advancing the use of technology to grow Latin America’s aftermarket business. There is no... READ MORE
AASA Aftermarket 2019 IP Forum: Why Do the Bad Guys Pick on the Aftermarket?
June 6, 2019
AASA and its Intellectual Property Council (IPC) and its partnering organizations are opening an important dialogue on IP protection in the aftermarket, which IP infringers often target in the global... READ MORE
Latest AAPEX Blog: Are You Prepared for the ‘New Retail’ Future of the Aftermarket?
June 6, 2019
Digital disruption is enabling an increasingly online-to-offline (o2o) model, Philip Atkins, AASA director, strategic forecasts and planning, notes in the latest blog for AAPEX 2019. He points out... READ MORE
AASA Gathers Industry Organizations for an Open Dialogue about IP Protection at the 2019 Aftermarket IP Forum
May 30, 2019
AASA and its Intellectual Property Council (IPC) are working with aftermarket organizations to present the first-ever Aftermarket IP Forum on Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Ford Conference & Events... READ MORE
​Panel to Examine OE Dealer Fixed Ops and Aftermarket Suppliers’ Role at AASA 2019 OES Special Summit
May 30, 2019
A panel of original equipment (OE) dealer fixed operations executives will examine the strategy and direction of OE dealer fixed ops and the role of aftermarket suppliers at the 2019 AASA OES Special... READ MORE
AASA Mexico Technology Summit: Using Technology to Grow the Aftermarket
May 30, 2019
AASA will present the Mexico Technology Summit on Thursday, July 11, during INA PAACE Automechanika in Mexico City. The event is focused on advancing the use of technology to grow Latin America’s... READ MORE
​AASA and Evercore ISI to Present Aftermarket Market Demand Update in August Webinar
May 30, 2019
Philip Atkins, AASA director of strategic research and planning, will be joined by Michael Montani, CFA, and Oscar Sloterback, head of company surveys, Evercore ISI, for a webinar update on... READ MORE
​Next Jefferies Quarterly Tune-Up to Discuss the Big Four Retailers
May 30, 2019
The Jefferies Q3 Quarterly Tune-Up is slated for 1 p.m. EDT, Thursday, Sept. 26. On the agenda for discussion are the results for the first half of 2019 for the big four retailers: O’Reilly, AutoZone... READ MORE
Dorman: Innovation Is Part of Our Culture
May 30, 2019
As part of our regular features in AASA Supplier Essentials, we highlight members achievements, awards and accomplishments. Dorman is the featured supplier member in today’s issue.   Dorman... READ MORE
​Welcoming Our Newest Members
May 30, 2019
Welcome AASA’s newest members:   SUPPLIERS   Lemur Vehicle Monitors Lemur Vehicle Monitors offers real-time vehicle monitoring systems. It offers Lemur Monitors BlueDriver, a premium... READ MORE
Softer Maintenance Product Orders Continue to Drive Moderation in May
May 30, 2019
After increasing during the first half of April, the Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing Companies Survey of U.S. orders have now moderated in each of the last three releases. The moderation was... READ MORE
​AASA App: Participate, Engage and Be Informed
May 23, 2019
AASA’s app is now available for members to stay connected to AASA and fellow members throughout the year. The AASA app’s features include:   Association updates and news Event... READ MORE
Digital Transformation Is Coming to the Aftermarket – Webinar Video Now Available to Members
May 23, 2019
The video recording of AASA’s May 16 webinar with Roland Berger, focused on the new groundbreaking report “Digital Transformation: The ‘New Retail’ Future of the Aftermarket (and How to Win),” is now... READ MORE
Don’t Miss It: AASA’s Amazon Meeting Coming Up on June 6 in Seattle
May 23, 2019
AASA members have a unique opportunity to hear directly from Amazon’s team about the online retailer’s corporate philosophy and approach to protecting intellectual property rights (IPR) for sellers... READ MORE
Nuances and Uniqueness of Supplying the OE Dealer Channel Slated for Discussion at the Upcoming AASA Special Summit
May 23, 2019
David Williams, director of automotive DENSO’s OES Group and member of the AASA OES Executive Steering Committee, will facilitate a discussion of the nuances and uniqueness of supplying the OE dealer... READ MORE
‘Dream It!, Brand It!, Own It! - Leading in an Exponential Age’ – Joint Discussion on Tap for Council Summit in June
May 23, 2019
Jan Griffiths, president and founder of Gravitas Detroit, a company dedicated to the creation of future leaders, will facilitate a discussion of new leadership trends in her presentation, “Dream It... READ MORE
Mix and Mingle with Latin American Aftermarket Executives During INA PAACE Automechanika
May 23, 2019
The AASA Overseas Automotive Council (OAC) will host its annual Networking Reception 7:45 – 9 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 10, at the Galeri Restaurant, Centro Citibanamex. It is a great way to close... READ MORE
Don’t Miss It: AASA Jefferies Quarterly Tune-Up Webinar on May 29
May 23, 2019
AASA and Jefferies LLC announce a date change for the upcoming Q2 2019 Quarterly Tune-Up webinar, now scheduled for 1 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, May 29. Members can gain key insights from Bret Jordan, CFA... READ MORE