OES Executive Steering Committee Drives Compelling Agenda for Upcoming Special Summit
April 25, 2019
A group of five motor vehicle supplier professionals representing various product categories and OES channels are driving an agenda featuring leading subject matter experts and thought leaders for... READ MORE
AASA’s IP Forum to Address Protecting Brands and Intellectual Property in the Aftermarket
April 25, 2019
Protecting brands and intellectual property (IP) rights is more critical than ever due to increasing counterfeiting, patent infringement, gray market challenges and trademark infringement cases in... READ MORE
Getting the Most Out of Your 2019 AAPEX Experience
April 25, 2019
Members of the AASA AAPEX Event Committee learned from three experts on how to get the most out of exhibiting at 2019 AAPEX at the group’s April meeting.   Andrew Shoushanian with Versacom Inc... READ MORE
Advocacy Priorities Set for Next Two Years
April 25, 2019
AASA members are invited to explore a comprehensive booklet outlining the association’s legislative and regulatory priorities as the next two years of the Trump administration get underway.  ... READ MORE
Orders Improve as Discounts Tick Higher
April 25, 2019
After moderating over the last two months, the biweekly Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing Companies Survey improved as promotions rose to the highest level since last October.   All three... READ MORE
​Welcome New Members
April 25, 2019
Welcome AASA’s newest members:   SUPPLIERS   Flexbimec, www.flexbimec.com   Flexbimec International srl - The first product manufactured by Flexbimec was the pneumatic pump which... READ MORE
Participate, Engage and Be Informed with the New AASA App
April 11, 2019
Attendees at last week’s AASA Vision Conference were introduced to the association’s new app, which helped in navigating the sessions, creating personalized agendas and interacting with fellow... READ MORE
Coming Up Soon: MEMA's 2019 Legislative Summit, April 30 - May 1
April 11, 2019
MEMA’s annual Legislative Summit is coming up very soon: Tuesday, April 30 and Wednesday, May 1, at The Watergate Hotel, Washington, D.C. AASA members are urged to register here today.   This... READ MORE
MEMA’s Ann Wilson to Talk Tariffs, Trade and the Supplier Industry at Great Lakes Economic Forum
April 11, 2019
MEMA members are invited to join the Council of the Great Lakes Region at its fifth Great Lakes Economic Forum, set for Tuesday and Wednesday, May 7-8 in Cleveland, Ohio, with an opening reception on... READ MORE
Intellectual Property Council Plans ‘White Paper’ on Protecting IP in the Aftermarket
April 11, 2019
At the Q2 2019 meeting on April 2 in Dearborn, Mich., members of the AASA Intellectual Property Council (IPC) developed plans for the Council’s upcoming white paper to address IP concerns specific to... READ MORE
AASA Technology Council Tackles Best Practices for Online Business
April 11, 2019
Members of the AASA Technology Council (ATC) are following up their recent Roundtable discussion about online business challenges at the Council’s Spring Meeting by collecting and communicating best... READ MORE
AASA Mobility Technology Council Hosted CCC for Discussion of Telematics in the Collision Industry
April 11, 2019
The AASA Mobility Technology Council (MTC) hosted Dan Risley, vice president of quality repair and market development for CCC Information Services, for a discussion of telematics in the collusion... READ MORE
Barry Neal of Roland Berger Will Examine the ‘New Retail’ Future of the Aftermarket in AASA-Exclusive Webinar on May 16
April 11, 2019
AASA members will have another opportunity to learn more about the groundbreaking analysis by AASA and Roland Berger, one of the leading global consultancy firms, on how new distribution and service... READ MORE
Gain Vital Insights from the Jefferies’ Aftermarket Investor Conference on the AASA/Jefferies Q2 2019 Quarterly Tune-Up
April 11, 2019
AASA members can gain key learnings from the Jefferies’ Aftermarket Investor Conference on the upcoming Q2 2019 Quarterly Tune-Up webinar from AASA and Jefferies, set for 1 p.m. EDT on Thursday, May... READ MORE
Valuable Networking Events for Members at AASA, OAC Events During INA PAACE Automechanika in July
April 11, 2019
AASA and the Overseas Automotive Council (OAC) are planning two events during INA PAACE Automechanika, Latin America’s international trade show for the automotive aftermarket, OE manufacturing and... READ MORE
AAPEX Blog: Repairing High Tech Vehicles … Today and Tomorrow
April 11, 2019
In the most recent AAPEX blog, auto repair shop owner John Hubka addresses the need for technician training to repair the advanced vehicle technology available today … and the high tech vehicles of... READ MORE
AASA Rooms Available for AAPEX at Palazzo / Venetian
April 11, 2019
The Palazzo / Venetian is one of the most popular hotels during AAPEX due to its convenient location adjoined to The Sands Expo Center. Hotel accommodations fill up fast for AAPEX, but AASA makes it... READ MORE
Record Highs and Volatility Highlighted in Jefferies Annual Automotive Aftermarket Report on M&A
April 11, 2019
The mergers and acquisitions environment has been very active in recent years and 2018 was no exception with more than 160 aftermarket transactions in North America and Europe, according to the 2018... READ MORE
Orders Moderate for Fourth Consecutive Report
April 11, 2019
The biweekly Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing Companies Survey moderated for the fourth consecutive report. The moderation was driven by maintenance product orders. Order in all three components... READ MORE