Welcome AASA’s Newest Member: Vernet
January 31, 2019
Vernet US is the newest supplier member of AASA and member of the AASA Overseas Automotive Council (OAC). Founded in 1927, the Vernet Group headquarters is in Paris, France. The organization has... READ MORE
MEMA Joins Effort to Support Legislation Limiting Some Presidential Tariff Powers
January 31, 2019
MEMA has joined 29 other business organizations calling for Congress to support legislation that would place new limits on presidential authority to impose tariffs for national security reasons.... READ MORE
Alternator Replacements Accelerated in 2017: AASA Replacement Rates Report
January 31, 2019
Between 2016 and 2017, over 303,000 more cars replaced their alternator in 2017 than they did in 2016, according to the 2019 AASA Replacement Rates Report, the only aftermarket publication that... READ MORE
Orders Hold Steady Throughout January
January 31, 2019
The biweekly Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing Companies Survey showed U.S. orders holding steady throughout January. Failure orders increased, maintenance and discretionary orders held steady,... READ MORE
Megan Gardner Joins AASA as Director, Membership and Sponsorship
January 31, 2019
Megan Gardner has joined the AASA team as the new director of membership and sponsorship. “We’re pleased to have Megan on our team with her strong background in marketing and client services,”... READ MORE
Advancing the International Aftermarket Industry: AASA Global Summit on Feb. 8
January 24, 2019
  Hear John Washbish talk about the importance of the AASA Global Summit and give his overview of the upcoming program. More details about the event, coming up on Friday, Feb 8, in Coral... READ MORE
Amazon at 2019 AASA Vision Conference: ‘The Evolving Channel Model’
January 24, 2019
AASA members will have the opportunity to hear firsthand from Amazon’s Director of Automotive Adam Goetsch and his view of “The Evolving Channel Model” at the 2019 AASA Vision Conference on Wednesday... READ MORE
Join IPC for Feb. 13 Webinar
January 24, 2019
The Q1 2019 meeting of the AASA Intellectual Property Council (IPC) is a webinar, scheduled for 2-4 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 13. IPC members will participate in interactive discussions... READ MORE
MiX Members to Gain Insights into ‘Transformational Leadership’ in February Webinar Meeting
January 24, 2019
The upcoming Modern Industry eXpertise (MiX) webinar (1 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Feb. 20) features Derek Matthews, co-founder of Character Quest, who will focus on what it takes to drive results as a... READ MORE
Councils Set to Meet at 2019 Vision Conference
January 24, 2019
Several AASA councils have scheduled meetings in conjunction with the 2019 Vision Conference at The Henry in Dearborn, Mich., before and after the conference is held on Wednesday, April 3 Three... READ MORE
Your Feedback Matters: Help AASA Better Serve You!
January 24, 2019
At AASA, we highly value your feedback about your membership experience. Each year, we survey members to tell us what is important to them, to help us learn what we are doing well, and to identify... READ MORE
Annual AASA Council Survey Closing Soon – Take It Today!
January 24, 2019
The annual AASA council surveys -- our annual effort to ensure that these valuable member benefits effectively serve members’ needs and help advance their careers, their business and the industry –... READ MORE
Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb Honored with MEMA State Leadership Award
January 24, 2019
Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb was honored on Jan. 24 by MEMA as the 2019 recipient of the association’s State Leadership Award, a special recognition given to state elected officials who have... READ MORE
MEMA and Other Business Groups Call for an End to Metals Tariffs
January 24, 2019
MEMA has joined more than 45 other groups representing a wide range of business sectors calling for an end on tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and... READ MORE
David Barbeau to Spotlight Opportunities in China’s Aftermarket at AASA Global Summit
January 17, 2019
China’s aftermarket is one of the fastest growing in the global marketplace. David Barbeau, CEO of Barbeau Consulting LLC, is a recognized expert on China’s aftermarket and he will share his... READ MORE
What’s Next in Automotive Technology at CES?
January 17, 2019
AASA President and COO Bill Long and Senior Vice President Chris Gardner attended the 2019 CES, held Jan. 8-11 in Las Vegas, and gleaned many insights about what’s next in automotive technology and... READ MORE
‘Three Dragons’ Return: Competing Views of Aftermarket Outlook 2020
January 17, 2019
One of the most unique and highly rated discussions from the 2018 AASA Vision Conference will be featured again at this year’s conference: “The Return of The Three Dragons: Three Competing Views of... READ MORE
Reliable Industry News Has Never Been More Important
January 17, 2019
AASA and MEMA work every day to make sure that members have the industry news information they need to make critical business decisions. We currently are surveying members to help us make sure we are... READ MORE
AASA Council Meetings Set for Vision Conference
January 17, 2019
Several AASA councils have scheduled meetings in conjunction with the 2019 Vision Conference at The Henry in Dearborn, Mich., before and after the Conference is held on Wednesday, April 3 Three... READ MORE