Failure Product and Discretionary Orders Rose in Late November
December 6, 2018
The biweekly Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing Companies Survey held steady at the end of November, thanks to increases in failure product and discretionary orders. Promotions also increased while... READ MORE
AASA Members Win AAPA Channel Partner Supplier Awards
December 6, 2018
AASA member company Valvoline was name 2018 Channel Partner of the Year by the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance at its recent annual Channel Partner supplier awards ceremony at Turnberry Isle in... READ MORE
Key Experts to Discuss USMCA at Dec. 12 Briefing in Michigan
December 6, 2018
The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) was signed on November 30, 2018 by the U.S., Canada and Mexico. AASA members can learn more about the agreement at an informational briefing hosted... READ MORE
2019 AASA Global Summit in February Will Explore Opportunities and Challenges in International Markets
November 29, 2018
The 2019 AASA Global Summit, presented by the Overseas Automotive Council (OAC), will provide aftermarket suppliers and channel partners a unique forum to explore opportunities and challenges in... READ MORE
New AASA Channel Excellence Award Presented by Epicor Will Foster Aftermarket Innovation and Collaboration
November 29, 2018
AASA has established a new industry recognition, the Channel Excellence Award presented by Epicor, to foster innovation and collaboration in the automotive aftermarket. The finalists for the new... READ MORE
Amazon Brand Registry Webinar Coming Up Next Week: Learn How to Protect Your IP on Amazon
November 29, 2018
Crystal Mattison of Amazon Brand Registry will present “Amazon Brand Registry 101: Helping you protect your intellectual property on Amazon” at the AASA Intellectual Property Council (IPC) free... READ MORE
Bret Jordan’s 2019 Outlook Featured in in Q1 2019 Jefferies Quarterly Tune-Up
November 29, 2018
Bret Jordan, CFA, will discuss the 2019 outlook in the Q1 2019 Jefferies Quarterly Tune-Up, set for 1 p.m. EST, Thursday, Jan. 10. Webinar slots are limited so members are encouraged to register... READ MORE
Hear from USMCA Experts at Dec. 12 Trade Briefing in Michigan
November 29, 2018
The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is expected to be signed today by the U.S., Canada and Mexico. AASA members can learn more about the agreement at an informational briefing hosted by... READ MORE
Orders Moderate on Softer Activity in Latest Survey
November 29, 2018
The biweekly Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing Companies Survey moderated on softer activity from discretionary, failure and maintenance product orders. Regionally, orders continue to be strong in... READ MORE
Top Suppliers in China to Gather for Key Market Insights at AASA’s China Aftermarket Forum Q4 Meeting
November 29, 2018
Top executives of AASA supplier members based in China can count on hearing the latest industry trends in China’s growing aftermarket and on networking with fellow aftermarket professionals at the... READ MORE
Ann Wilson Named 2018 Automotive News All-Star in Government Affairs
November 29, 2018
Ann Wilson, MEMA senior vice president of government affairs, has been named the 2018 Automotive News All-Star in government affairs, announced on Nov. 26. Wilson has spearheaded MEMA’s government... READ MORE
AASA Honors Retiring MEMA President Steve Handschuh by Establishing University of the Aftermarket Foundation Fund
November 16, 2018
AASA has established a fund through the University of the Aftermarket Foundation in honor of MEMA President and CEO Steve Handschuh, who is retiring at the end of this year. “It is fitting to... READ MORE
Crystal Mattison to Discuss Amazon Brand Registry on AASA IPC Webinar: Protecting Your IP on Amazon
November 16, 2018
Crystal Mattison of Amazon Brand Registry will present “Amazon Brand Registry 101: Helping you protect your intellectual property on Amazon” on the upcoming AASA Intellectual Property Council (IPC)... READ MORE
Key AAPEX Take-Aways Now Available on Latest Jefferies Webinar Video
November 16, 2018
For members who were not able to join in the most recent Jefferies Quarterly Tune-Up 2018 webinar featuring Bret Jordan, CFA, a video recording of the Nov. 8 discussion is now available. On the... READ MORE
Latest Actions in Washington Discussed at BMC General Meeting in Las Vegas
November 16, 2018
Members of the Brake Manufacturers Council (BMC) learned about the latest actions in Washington, D.C. at the council’s 2018 General Meeting, held Oct. 29 in Las Vegas prior to the official opening of... READ MORE
AASA Supports Industry Charity with ‘Loonie Toonie’ Game at Annual Conference
November 16, 2018
AASA wrapped up its annual Technology Conference, the industry’s leading technology event, with a fun and friendly contest and raised funds for a worthy cause - the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable... READ MORE
MEMA Letter to Trump Administration Urges Tariff Exemptions During Trade Talks
November 16, 2018
MEMA has urged the Trump administration to exempt Mexico and Canada from additional tariffs on steel and aluminum in advance of signing a new North American trade deal. The new trade deal, the... READ MORE
2018 AASA Top Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers List Now Available Online
November 16, 2018
The 2018 AASA Top Aftermarket Suppliers List, jointly produced again this year by AASA and Babcox Media, is now available in electronic format at the AASA website. It features listings of top... READ MORE
Gain Insights into China’s Fast-Growing Aftermarket at the Automotive Aftermarket Summit During Automechanika Shanghai
November 8, 2018
Automotive aftermarket executives can take advantage of a unique opportunity to learn more about China’s fast-growing aftermarket sector and to network with its leading channel partners at the... READ MORE