Attention AASA Council Members: Your Feedback Needed
January 17, 2019
AASA’s councils are a valuable member benefit where we continually strive to better serve members’ needs and help advance their careers, their business and the industry. Each year, we survey members... READ MORE
Congress Needs to Hear from Aftermarket: Attend the 2019 Legislative Summit
January 17, 2019
The 116th Congress includes many new elected officials who need to be educated about the automotive aftermarket and its contributions to the U.S. economy and employment. AASA members are urged to... READ MORE
Tune into the AASA / Jefferies Quarterly Tune-ups for the Latest Aftermarket Forecasts, Trends and Observations
January 17, 2019
Each quarter, AASA joins with market experts from Jefferies LLC for key forecasts, trends and observations from the aftermarket. These webinars are available to all AASA members at no charge, a... READ MORE
AutoZone’s Mark Finestone Is in the ‘Customer Spotlight’ at the 2019 AASA Vision Conference on April 3
January 10, 2019
Mark Finestone, executive vice president of merchandising for AutoZone, is the featured speaker for the “Customer Spotlight” at the upcoming 2019 AASA Vision Conference on Wednesday, April 3, at The... READ MORE
Global Trade Policies Continue to Impact Aftermarket Suppliers in 2019; MEMA’s Ann Wilson to Discuss the Changes at AASA Global Summit
January 10, 2019
The U.S. and China concluded another round of trade negotiations this week, a clear indication that trade and tariff policies will continue to impact aftermarket suppliers’ global strategies in 2019... READ MORE
AASA Channel Excellence Award Deadline Is Jan. 15; Act Now to Enter the Competition
January 10, 2019
Time is running short to enter the competition for the aftermarket’s newest honor, the AASA Channel Excellence Award presented by Epicor: the deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 15. Application details for the... READ MORE
What Do You Need to Know about Trade Policies? Learn on the Jan. 17 Webinar!
January 10, 2019
Suppliers and channel partners need to understand U.S. trade and tariff policies – what's in effect now, what lies ahead and how this will impact business. MEMA and AASA have joined with Aftermarket... READ MORE
Chris Gardner Is New AASA Senior Vice President
January 10, 2019
Chris Gardner, MAAP, has been promoted to the position of AASA senior vice president of operations. His responsibilities include managing the association’s technology initiatives and programs as well... READ MORE
New Text Program Informs Students of Available Scholarships
January 10, 2019
AASA members who have children in college or about to graduate and pursue post-secondary education are urged to take advantage a new text program from the University of the Aftermarket Foundation (... READ MORE
Marc Blackman of Gold Eagle Continues as AASA Chairman; Enrico Manuele of Robert Bosch and Eric Sills of Standard Motor Products Are 2019 Vice Chairmen
January 3, 2019
Marc Blackman, chief executive officer, Gold Eagle Co., has been selected for a second one-year term as chairman of the AASA Board of Governors for 2019. Enrico Manuele, regional president,... READ MORE
AASA Global Summit to Spotlight Challenges, Opportunities and Strategies for Success in Middle Eastern Markets
January 3, 2019
The Middle East holds opportunities for the automotive aftermarket but requires successful strategies to meet the region’s unique challenges. Attendees at the 2019 AASA Global Summit have the chance... READ MORE
OESA Supplier Briefing at 2019 Consumer Electronics Show Open to AASA Members
January 3, 2019
AASA members planning to attend the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas can register for the Supplier Briefing presented by the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA), MEMA’s... READ MORE
Coming Up Next Week: Jefferies Quarterly Tune-up with Bret Jordan
January 3, 2019
Bret Jordan, CFA, will discuss the outlook for 2019 at the Q1 2019 Jefferies Quarterly Tune-Up next week: 1 p.m. EST, Thursday, Jan. 10. Register today for this popular webinar – slots are limited... READ MORE
MEMA’s Ann Wilson Talks about Trade and Tariff Policies’ Impact on the Aftermarket on Jan. 17
January 3, 2019
Aftermarket suppliers and channel partners need to understand U.S. trade and tariff policies – what's in effect now, what lies ahead and how this will impact business. So, MEMA and AASA have joined... READ MORE
Act Now to Enter Channel Excellence Award Competition: Deadline Is Jan. 15
January 3, 2019
The deadline to enter the competition for the aftermarket’s newest honor, the AASA Channel Excellence Award presented by Epicor, is coming up soon: Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Application details for the... READ MORE
2019 AASA Vision Conference to Address the Question: Can the Aftermarket Repair High-Tech Vehicles?
January 3, 2019
The 2019 AASA Vision Conference spotlights industry experts addressing the burning question in the industry today: Can the aftermarket repair high-tech vehicles? Currently on tap for the “Mythbusters... READ MORE
Battery Replacements Increase 5.1 Million in 2017: AASA Replacement Rates Report
January 3, 2019
Between 2016 and 2017, 5.1 million more vehicle owners replaced their car’s battery in 2017 than they did in 2016, according to the 2019 AASA Replacement Rates Report, the only aftermarket... READ MORE
The New Congress Needs to Hear from the Aftermarket: Make Plans Now to Attend the 2019 Legislative Summit
January 3, 2019
The newly elected 116th Congress convened this week in Washington, changing the landscape in our nation’s capital again. It has never been more important for elected representatives and government... READ MORE
Learn What’s Ahead for the Global Aftermarket in 2019 at AASA Global Summit
December 19, 2018
What’s ahead for the global automotive aftermarket in 2019? Attendees at the 2019 AASA Global Summit will get a look into the coming year’s headwinds and tailwinds in the “2019 Aftermarket Outlook,”... READ MORE