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Speak Out for the Aftermarket: Attend the 2019 Legislative Summit
March 28, 2019
AASA members are urged to sign up today for the 2019 MEMA Legislative Summit on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 30-May 1, in Washington, D.C. and make sure the aftermarket suppliers voice is heard in... READ MORE
​The China Aftermarket: Beware of ‘Cut and Paste’
March 28, 2019
Every business in every industry has an imperative to grow. This is true for the Automotive Aftermarket Industry and all of its participants in it. For companies looking to grow outside of their home... READ MORE
Will the New NAFTA Impact Your Business? Find Out at the Supplier Briefing in Birmingham, Ala. on April 9
March 28, 2019
Many motor vehicle suppliers are likely to be impacted by the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the new NAFTA agreement. When implemented, USMCA will have a profound effect on all levels... READ MORE
Turnkey Package from OAC and Auto Care Association Provides Opportunity to Explore Colombian Aftermarket
March 28, 2019
The AASA Overseas Automotive Council (OAC) will join the Auto Care Association on its upcoming trade mission to Colombia, slated for Wednesday and Thursday, June 5-6, in conjunction with the... READ MORE
Orders Moderate Again in Mid-March
March 28, 2019
The biweekly Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing Companies Survey moderated for a third consecutive time in mid-March. The moderation was driven by maintenance product orders. Failure orders held... READ MORE
The Aftermarket Needs a New Adage: Technology Is an Enabler
March 28, 2019
Instead of always associating disruption with technology, the aftermarket should consider the ways technology enables the industry. In the latest AAPEX Blog, AASA Senior Vice President Chris Gardner... READ MORE
The Finalists Have Been Chosen … Who Will Win the AASA Channel Excellence Award?
March 21, 2019
At the 2019 AASA Vision Conference on Wednesday, April 3, in Dearborn, Mich., the wait will be over: the winner of the first-ever AASA Channel Excellence Award presented by Epicor will be announced... READ MORE
Washington Is Changing the Way You Do Business: Get What You Need to Make Sound Business Decisions at the Legislative Summit
March 21, 2019
Washington is changing the way you do business. At the 2019 MEMA Legislative Summit, you can get what you need to make sound business decisions in a fast-changing environment. This year’s event is... READ MORE
John Washbish Honored with Northwood University’s Outstanding Business Leader Award
March 21, 2019
AASA and MEMA congratulate John R Washbish, president and CEO of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, for being awarded the prestigious Northwood University’s Outstanding Business Leader award. In... READ MORE
Will Market Expectations Sink or Soar in the Q1 2019 AASA Supplier Barometer?
March 21, 2019
The Q4 2018 AASA Supplier Barometer showed market expectations dropping to new lows. Will expectations continue to sink in the Q1 2019 Barometer or will they soar? Take the Barometer survey, give us... READ MORE
Opportunities in Colombian Aftermarket: Explore with OAC and Auto Care Association
March 21, 2019
The AASA Overseas Automotive Council (OAC) will join the Auto Care Association on its upcoming trade mission to Colombia, slated for Wednesday and Thursday, June 5-6, in conjunction with the... READ MORE
Bill Frymoyer Joins MEMA as New Vice President of Public Policy
March 21, 2019
MEMA welcomes Bill Frymoyer as its new vice president of public policy effective immediately. His responsibilities will include assisting the MEMA government affairs team represent members of AASA... READ MORE
MEMA Supports Legislation that Delays Imposition of Tariffs
March 21, 2019
MEMA applauds a bipartisan effort to study the automotive industry and its role in the American economy before tariffs that impact the industry can be imposed. The Automotive Jobs Act introduced... READ MORE
AASA Supplier Members Honored at ‘The Group’ National Member Meeting
March 21, 2019
AASA supplier members were among the partners recognized by the Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) with special awards during its annual combined member meeting held March 12-15 at the... READ MORE
Rates Increase Next Week: Book Rooms for AAPEX Now and Save!
March 21, 2019
Now is the best time to book at The Mirage before its first rate increase goes into effect on Thursday, March 28. AASA makes it easy for members to reserve rooms at The Venetian and The Mirage here... READ MORE
The Great Tariff Debate: Hear Different Perspectives at Upcoming Vision Conference
March 14, 2019
Your view of tariffs often depends on where you sit – but regardless where you sit, your engagement can make a difference. “The Great Tariff Debate” discussion at the 2019 AASA Vision Conference on... READ MORE
Build Up Your Bench: Develop Your Young Leaders with a Free MiX Membership
March 14, 2019
One key to business success is to “build up your bench” – develop promising young employees who will become the leaders of the future. The AASA Vision Conference is a great opportunity for supplier... READ MORE
Vision Extra: AASA's Internship Program Gives Northwood Students Valuable Industry Experience
March 14, 2019
The AASA Vision Conference is coming up fast, and this year’s event features record-setting attendance, stellar speakers and networking with the executive teams from aftermarket channel partners.... READ MORE
Get the Tools You Need to Navigate Global Trade: Tune into MEMA’s March 20 ‘Lunch & Learn’ Webinar
March 14, 2019
Multiple trade actions over the course of the past two years have impacted manufacturers of vehicle parts, components and systems up and down the supply chain. MEMA’s “Lunch & Learn” webinar,... READ MORE