AASA Speaks Out for Suppliers at AAPEX
November 1, 2018
AASA leaders advanced suppliers’ interests at AAPEX 2018 by addressing important issues at various events during Industry Week. AASA President and COO Bill Long and Senior Vice President Paul... READ MORE
AASA Members Have Winning Booths at AAPEX
November 1, 2018
Two AASA member companies were among the winners recognized with the new AAPEX Best Booth Awards. Norma Group won Best Small Peninsula (under 800 sq. ft.) for clear communication of the value... READ MORE
AASA Councils Presented Awards, Installed New Leaders in AAPEX Meetings
November 1, 2018
Members and supporters were honored and new officers were installed during three AASA council meetings held in conjunction with AAPEX. The Intellectual Property Council held its Q4 2018 meeting on... READ MORE
DMCA Exemptions to Allow Access for Independent Repair Providers
November 1, 2018
In a victory for motor vehicle suppliers and the independent aftermarket, the Librarian of Congress expanded exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that allow greater access to... READ MORE
Popular AASA Member-only Trade and Tariff Briefings at AAPEX Provided Valuable Insights
November 1, 2018
The AASA Member Center was “standing room only” for the popular, member-only briefings on trade and tariff policies on Oct. 30 and 31 during AAPEX. Ann Wilson, MEMA senior vice president of... READ MORE
Orders Improve on Increase in Discretionary and Maintenance Products
November 1, 2018
The biweekly Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing Companies Survey rose as improvement from discretionary and maintenance product orders propelled the index higher. Since the last survey, failure... READ MORE
Next AASA /Jefferies Webinar Is Set for Nov. 8
November 1, 2018
Join Bret Jordan, CFA, for the next Jefferies Quarterly Tune-Up 2018 webinar at 1 p.m. EST, Tuesday, Nov. 8. Webinar slots are limited so members are encouraged to register early. These quarterly... READ MORE
Follow AASA on Social Media During AAPEX
October 26, 2018
AAPEX 2018 is almost here! You can keep up with all that AASA is doing during the busiest week in the aftermarket by following us on social media here: Twitter: @AASA_MEMA Facebook... READ MORE
AASA Has Free Meeting Space and More at AAPEX!
October 26, 2018
The AASA Member Center in Sands 102 is open 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Members may book up to two hours of meeting space each day during AAPEX. Meeting rooms are available on a... READ MORE
Bill Long and Paul McCarthy to Provide Insights on New Technologies, Market Trends at 2018 Gabelli & Company Aftermarket Symposium
October 26, 2018
AASA President and COO Bill Long and Paul McCarthy, AASA executive vice president and MEMA senior vice president, strategy, are slated to speak at the 42nd Annual Automotive Aftermarket Symposium on... READ MORE
Learn More About Trade and Tariffs at AASA’s Member Only Briefings at AAPEX
October 26, 2018
AASA will host two exclusive, member-only briefings on trade and tariff policies during AAPEX. The briefings are set for 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30 and at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31 in the AASA Member... READ MORE
AASA’s Chris Gardner Highlights Technology Opportunities in the Aftermarket
October 26, 2018
AASA Vice President Chris Gardner discussed the opportunities that new technologies are bringing to the aftermarket, and the new breed of aftermarket suppliers entering the market as well on the... READ MORE
IPC Meeting to Feature Amazon Representatives Discussing Brand Protection Efforts
October 26, 2018
Two representatives from Amazon will discuss the company’s brand protection efforts at the Q4 2018 meeting of the Intellectual Property Council (IPC), slated for 1:30-5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 29, at the... READ MORE
The New TecAlliance Global Vehicle Table
October 26, 2018
OptiCat, in conjunction with TecAlliance, announces the availability of a new, Global Vehicle Table (GVT), that provides detailed information on over 60 vehicle attributes, or ”vehicle criterion,”... READ MORE
Where Will the Aftermarket Be in 2025?
October 26, 2018
AASA’s landmark study, conducted with PwC’s Strategy&, Aftermarket 2025/2030: An Objective Assessment of New Technologies and Opportunities for Growth, looks at the impact of emerging new vehicle... READ MORE
Orders Continue to Moderate on Softer Orders, Tariff Costs Are a Concern
October 26, 2018
The biweekly Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing Companies Survey moderated as softness from failure, discretionary and maintenance product orders pulled the index lower. Regionally, orders continue... READ MORE
Join AASA and Jefferies on Nov. 8 for the Next Quarterly Tune-Up
October 26, 2018
Join Bret Jordan, CFA, for the next Jefferies Quarterly Tune-Up 2018 webinar at 1 p.m. EST, Thursday, Nov. 8. Webinar slots are limited so members are encouraged to register early. These quarterly... READ MORE
Cellacore Webinar: How to Get Higher SEO Rankings and More e-Commerce Sales
October 26, 2018
AASA member Cellacore is offering a free webinar with tips on building a successful automotive e-commerce site. Set for 2 p.m. EST, on Thursday, Nov. 8, the webinar features Tony Minock, a leading... READ MORE
Stay Informed about the Latest Actions in Washington and the States with MEMA Washington Insider
October 26, 2018
Each week, MEMA’s Washington Insider reports on the latest legislative, regulatory, and state policy stories impacting the supplier industry -- and it’s free to all members of MEMA and its divisions... READ MORE