AASA Supplier Barometer: Suppliers Report Strongest Quarter in a Year
August 9, 2018
In last quarter’s AASA Supplier Barometer, supplier members reported expectations for a strong second quarter and they have been rewarded with the strongest quarter in over a year. In addition, their... READ MORE
Live Technology Demonstrations at 2018 AASA Technology Conference
August 9, 2018
The 2018 AASA Technology Conference will feature live demonstrations of automotive technology. The technology demonstrations are a popular segment of the event, and this year’s demos will... READ MORE
Who Is the New Aftermarket Supplier?
August 9, 2018
At AASA’s new event, the AASA Aftermarket Mobility Innovation (AMI), attendees can gain insights into “The New Aftermarket Supplier: Telematics, Connectivity, Predictive Analytics and Vehicle... READ MORE
Former Echlin CEO and MEMA Chairman Frederick J. Mancheski Dies at 92
August 9, 2018
Frederick John Mancheski, former chairman and CEO of Echlin Inc., passed away peacefully at age 92 on August 1 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford. He served as chairman of the MEMA Board of... READ MORE
Deadline for New Product and Packaging Showcases Is August 24
August 9, 2018
The early bird deadline for the 2018 AAPEX New Packaging and Product Showcases is Friday, August 24. Packaging entries submitted after the deadline will be ineligible for judging. Product entries... READ MORE
Haven’t Booked Your Room at The Venetian Yet? Don’t Worry: AASA Has You Covered
August 9, 2018
Available rooms are running out at The Venetian, the most convenient and popular location during AAPEX, but AASA can help. AASA has reserved a block of rooms for its members at a special lower rate;... READ MORE
There Is Still Time to Register for AASA’s OES Special Summit
August 3, 2018
There are still a few spaces available at the AASA OES Special Summit on Thursday, Aug. 23, in Dearborn, Mich. Ford is AASA’s premier sponsor for this inaugural AASA event, which will take a deeper... READ MORE
AASA and MEMA Discuss Impact of Trade Issues on Aftermarket Suppliers
August 3, 2018
AASA and MEMA discussed the ways aftermarket suppliers will be impacted by changes to NAFTA and imposition of tariffs/quotas on thousands of products used to manufacture vehicle parts in an AASA... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds Workforce Education Law
August 3, 2018
MEMA applauds President Trump for signing into law the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins Act). Reauthorization of the act was a bipartisan effort by Congress. The Perkins... READ MORE
Alliance’s Dale Hopkins and Kevin Pentecost of SMP to Facilitate Technology Roundtables at 2018 AASA Technology Conference
August 3, 2018
AASA and the AASA Technology Council (ATC) will again host the industry’s only facilitated roundtable discussion among suppliers and channel partners focused on advanced automotive technology’s... READ MORE
How Long Will the OBDII Port Last? Join the Debate at AASA’s Aftermarket Mobility Innovation
August 3, 2018
At AASA’s new event, AASA Aftermarket Mobility Innovation (AMI), attendees can participate in an interactive discussion of the future of the OBDII port, “How Long Will the OBDII Port Last?” The event... READ MORE
Are Industrial Companies Impacted by New Tariffs?
August 3, 2018
In the recent Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing Companies Survey, survey partner Evercore-ISI shared some results of its recent survey of its industrial contacts to see if tariffs and/or trade... READ MORE
John Hanighen, Ford’s Top Aftermarket Executive, to Address Automaker OES Channel Strategies at AASA’s OES Special Summit
July 27, 2018
John Hanighen, global aftermarket director, Ford Motor Co., will address “Automaker OES Channel Strategies: Growing Parts, Sales & Service in the Aftermarket” at the AASA OES Special Summit on... READ MORE
MEMA to Host China Tariffs Webinar on Aug. 9
July 27, 2018
MEMA will host a free webinar for members of AASA, HDMA, MERA and OESA on the product exclusions process for the China Section 301 tariffs from 2-3 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Aug. 9. The webinar will... READ MORE
MEMA Expresses Suppliers’ Concerns over Tariffs to U.S. Trade Representative
July 27, 2018
MEMA testified on behalf of its division members before the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on July 25 regarding concerns over tariffs on $16 billion worth of products imported from China.... READ MORE
AASA Exclusive Member Resource: AASA eLearning Portal
July 27, 2018
The AASA e-Learning Portal is an invaluable resource for members: a web library with a wide variety of information in electronic formats. The AASA eLearning portal features webinars, podcasts and... READ MORE
The Impact of Tomorrow’s Technology Today
July 27, 2018
Autonomous vehicles are causing the automotive aftermarket to shift gears quickly, affecting markets through transition and displacement, accident prevention and reduction, and ride sharing. In his... READ MORE
AASA’s Newest Event Highlights the New Aftermarket Supplier
July 27, 2018
At AASA’s new event, the AASA Aftermarket Mobility Innovation (AMI), attendees can gain insights into “The New Aftermarket Supplier: Telematics, Connectivity, Predictive Analytics and Vehicle Data... READ MORE
Experts to Examine Strategies for Servicing Tomorrow’s Vehicles and the OES Service Channel at AASA OES Special Summit
July 20, 2018
Subject matter experts will address two important issues in the market shifts suppliers face in the OE Service (OES) segment at the AASA OES Special Summit on Thursday, Aug. 23, in Dearborn, Mich.... READ MORE