What Does the Future Hold? Technologies that Will Change the Aftermarket
February 24, 2017
Tim Corcoran, director, strategy and vision, ZF Services, sets up the upcoming 2017 AASA Vision Conference discussion, “Insider’s View of Technologies that Will Change the Aftermarket” with a new... READ MORE
Building Trust in the Aftermarket
February 24, 2017
Trust within a company and between businesses and their customers are key to profitability and success, according to Dr. Kent Grayson, professor at the Kellogg School of Management. Grayson has... READ MORE
Turbulence or Tranquility? Federal Reserve’s Bill Strauss Looks at Economic Shifts Ahead
February 24, 2017
Bill Strauss, senior economist and economic advisor for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, will discuss the shifts and trends that may impact the economy and the automotive aftermarket in the year... READ MORE
Trade, Other Key Supplier Issues Are on the Agenda for March 8 GAC Meeting
February 24, 2017
The MEMA Government Affairs Committee (GAC) will address trade, automated vehicle legislation, Phase 2 GHG emissions, the RPM Act, heavy-duty vehicle safety technology and other critical supplier... READ MORE
WHITE HOUSE WATCH
February 24, 2017
Welcome to “White House Watch,” a just-the-facts look at Trump Administration decisions and actions that affect members of MEMA and its four divisions (AASA, HDMA, MERA, OESA). This valuable news... READ MORE
Car Sales, Personal Consumption Up in Latest AASA Dashboard
February 24, 2017
The latest AASA Dashboard shows that new car sales were up more than 5 percent in December (year over year at a seasonally adjusted annual rate), while January sales were down 2 percent. Personal... READ MORE
Key Industry Insight from the Millennial Perspective Slated for Vision
February 17, 2017
Members of AASA’s newest council, Modern Industry eXpertise (MIX), will present insights on key industry topics from the Millennial perspective at the 2017 AASA Vision Conference, set for Wednesday... READ MORE
Protect Your IP Without Breaking the Budget
February 17, 2017
Jarriel (Jerry) Koplin, CFE, director global investigations, Delphi Global Security will share tips and discuss how this major supplier developed cost-effective ways to monitor, track, research and... READ MORE
AASA Joins with EXIM Bank to Advance Members’ Global Business
February 17, 2017
AASA is joining with its newest association member, the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank), to advance members’ business interests in international markets. EXIM Bank is a federal... READ MORE
White House Watch: New Executive Orders
February 17, 2017
Welcome to “White House Watch,” a just-the-facts look at Trump Administration decisions and actions that affect members of MEMA and its four divisions (AASA, HDMA, MERA, OESA). This valuable news... READ MORE
Orders Moderate in Early February
February 17, 2017
Orders for maintenance and discretionary products moderated in early February, according to the latest Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing Companies Survey. Overall, orders were strong across the... READ MORE
AASA AAPEX Events Committee Report: ‘Beware of Show Poachers’
February 17, 2017
At the recent conference call meeting of the AASA AAPEX Events Committee (AAEC), members heard a report about “show poachers” – calls or e-mails from business which appear to be “official” AAPEX... READ MORE
2017 AASA Vision Conference: Technologies That Will Change the Aftermarket
February 10, 2017
Industry experts will provide insiders’ viewpoints on the technology that will change the automotive aftermarket at the 2017 AASA Vision Conference, set for Wednesday and Thursday, March 29-30 at the... READ MORE
AASA Technology Council to Examine ‘Why You Should Care about Mobility Technology Advancements’
February 10, 2017
The AASA Technology Council (ATC) Spring Meeting on Friday, March 31, will continue discussions of technology and its impact on aftermarket suppliers initiated at the 2017 AASA Vision Conference, set... READ MORE
Author, Political Analyst Nicolle Wallace Is MEMA Legislative Summit Keynote Speaker
February 10, 2017
Nicolle Wallace, political analyst, New York Times best-selling author and former White House director of communications, will look at the latest in politics and the media, and present attendees at... READ MORE
WHITE HOUSE WATCH: Latest Executive Orders, Confirmations
February 10, 2017
Welcome to “White House Watch,” a just-the-facts look at Trump Administration decisions and actions that affect members of MEMA and its four divisions (AASA, HDMA, MERA, OESA). This valuable news... READ MORE
AASA Supplier Sentiment Index: Aftermarket Suppliers Are Bullish on 2017
February 10, 2017
Aftermarket suppliers are very optimistic about the prospects for 2017 as indicated by Q4 2016 “AASA Supplier Sentiment Index,” which recorded its highest levels since 2010. The Index is a part of... READ MORE
MEMA’s New Study Shows Aftermarket’s Strong, Steady Growth Contributes to 19% U.S. Job Increase
February 3, 2017
MEMA, the parent division of AASA, recently released its new report showing that automotive parts manufacturing jobs in the United States have risen nearly 19 percent since 2012. That increase also... READ MORE
Insiders’ Views on Technology and Wall Street at 2017 Vision Conference
February 3, 2017
The 2017 AASA Vision Conference, set for Wednesday and Thursday, March 29-30 at the Loews Chicago O’Hare, will present key insiders’ viewpoints about the “new realities” shaping the automotive... READ MORE