Orders Continue to Moderate in May
May 16, 2019
After increasing during the first half of April, the Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing Companies Survey of U.S. orders moderated in the last two releases. The moderation was driven by a decrease... READ MORE
AASA Presents Two Great Events Focused on Aftermarket IP Protection
May 9, 2019
Two upcoming AASA events are focused on intellectual property (IP) protection in the automotive aftermarket. Their purpose is to advance members’ business interests by providing forums for suppliers... READ MORE
MEMA and AASA Speak Out Against Illinois Bill that Would Discourage Use of Aftermarket Parts
May 9, 2019
MEMA and AASA have formally opposed a proposed Illinois law that would limit the use of quality aftermarket parts by requiring written consent for the use of non-original equipment aftermarket... READ MORE
Coming Next Week: The ‘New Retail’ Future of the Aftermarket from AASA and Roland Berger
May 9, 2019
AASA’s groundbreaking report with Roland Berger, “Digital Transformation: The ‘New Retail Future’ of the Aftermarket (And How to Win),” is set for discussion at the member-only webinar next week: 1 p... READ MORE
​Don’t Miss It: Next AASA Jefferies Quarterly Tune-Up Webinar on May 30
May 9, 2019
AASA members can gain key insights from Bret Jordan, CFA, managing director, Jefferies LLC, about the Jefferies’ Aftermarket Investor Conference on the upcoming Q2 2019 Quarterly Tune-Up webinar,... READ MORE
AASA Councils to Tour Weber Automotive in Auburn Hills, Mich., During June Summit
May 9, 2019
Members of AASA’s Marketing Executive Council (MEC) and the Modern Industry eXpertise will tour Weber Automotive’s Auburn Hills facility during the groups’ joint meeting at the AASA Council Summit,... READ MORE
Brake Manufacturers Council and FMSI Come Together for ‘Brake Weekend’ May 31-June 3
May 9, 2019
The Brake Manufacturers Council (BMC) and the Friction Materials Standards Institute (FMSI) are joining forces again in 2019 for the second annual “Brake Weekend,” set for Friday, May 31 through... READ MORE
Advancing the Use of Technology to Grow the Latin American Aftermarket
May 9, 2019
AASA is joining with Messe Frankfurt to 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... READ MORE
Presentations Now Available from 2019 AASA Vision Conference
May 9, 2019
The 2019 AASA Vision Conference set a new record in attendance, attracting more than 300 participants. For those who were not able to attend this year’s event, the presentations are now available by... READ MORE
MEMA Supports USMCA, Urges Congress to Pass
May 2, 2019
Statement by Bill Long, President and CEO, Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), and President and COO, Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA)   The Motor &... READ MORE
U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski Awarded 2019 Industry Champion at 2019 Legislative Summit; 125+ Suppliers Participated in Summit Meetings
May 2, 2019
At the 2019 Legislative Summit on May 1, MEMA honored U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Indiana) as the 2019 recipient of the Joseph M. Magliochetti Industry Champion Award, a special recognition given to... READ MORE
Tour Amazon’s Seattle HQ and Learn More About Its IPR Protection Efforts at Q3 2019 IPC Meeting
May 2, 2019
AASA members have the 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 and... READ MORE
Tune In on May 16 for New Information from AASA / Roland Berger Landmark Report!
May 2, 2019
AASA members will have the opportunity to learn even more about the groundbreaking analysis, “Digital Transformation: The ‘New Future’ of the Aftermarket (And How to Win).” AASA and Roland Berger,... READ MORE
Next AASA Jefferies Quarterly Tune-Up Webinar Set for May 30
May 2, 2019
AASA members can gain key insights from Bret Jordan, CFA, managing director, Jefferies LLC, about the Jefferies’ Aftermarket Investor Conference on the upcoming Q2 2019 Quarterly Tune-Up webinar,... READ MORE
‘Both Sides Now’: Mark Thorpe of Nissan to Share His Experiences in Aftermarket and OES Channel at Upcoming AASA Special Summit
May 2, 2019
Mark Thorpe, director, aftersales – business planning and development, Nissan, will describe his experiences as an executive in the independent aftermarket and the OES channel in his unique... READ MORE
Deadline Approaching to Register for BMC Meeting and 2019 Brake Weekend
May 2, 2019
The mid-year meeting of the Brake Manufacturers Council (BMC), which also kicks off the 2019 Brake Weekend, is just ahead: Friday, May 31, in Naples, Fla. The cutoff date for the special Brake... READ MORE
MEC and MiX Members to Discuss Key Industry Issues at AASA Council Summit in June
May 2, 2019
Members of Marketing Executives Council (MEC) and Modern Industry eXpertise (MiX) may join fellow peers for discussions of industry issues, engagement on best practices and networking at the AASA... READ MORE
Orders Moderate to Close April
May 2, 2019
After increasing during the first half of April, the latest biweekly Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing Companies Survey showed that orders moderated, driven by softer maintenance product orders.... READ MORE
Call for White Papers: Directed Funding Assistance for Collaboration with National Laboratories
May 2, 2019
To accelerate innovation and adoption of new lightweighting technologies for on-highway vehicles, The Lightweight Materials National Laboratory Consortium, or LightMAT, is releasing its fourth-round... READ MORE