Aftermarket Archives -
MEMA Leaders Discuss The Association’s Future

MEMA leaders sat down with Bill Babcox to share updates on the association’s realignment announced in November.

Trends That Drive Aftermarket Service Opportunities

Economic data is often out of date before it’s been analyzed – but here’s current information about the auto aftermarket.

Appealing To Industry To Answer AAPEX Travel Prayers

Planning and preparation help – faith in our automotive partners is absolutely critical.

Independent Repair Shops Will Retain Marketshare Dominance

The Auto Care Association/AASA Joint Channel Forecast shares the forecast for 2023 as well.

AASA Aftermarket IP Forum Planned for Aug. 10

Event will tackle weighty issues like supply chain, war disruptions and long-term impacts and more.

U of Aftermarket’s Leadership 2.0 Class Graduates

Participants represented a wide range of light vehicle aftermarket job functions, geographies and experiences.

Consumers Continue Love For Aftermarket Amid New Car Shortages

Inventory shortages, rising prices contribute to high demand as consumers maintain and upgrade their current cars.

What’s Really Behind The Aftermarket’s Growth?

NPD’s Nathan Shipley looks at the many moving pieces attributing to the industry’s recent spike in demand.

Automotive Aftermarket Has Unprecedented Surge In Online Sales

Results of extensive analysis of automotive parts & accessories websites in the U.S. and Canada.

U.S. Aftermarket To Grow At An Annual Rate Of 3.6 Percent Through 2020

The Joint Channel Forecast Model, produced jointly by AASA and the Auto Care Association, predicts sales to total $316.4 billion through 2020.

The New Aftermarket Reality: Road Ahead Requires Collaboration, Shared Vision And Planning For The Connected Aftermarket

As advanced technologies and the increased complexity of vehicles change “business as usual” in the automotive aftermarket, new strategies are needed for the industry’s continued growth and success, says Bill Long, AASA president and chief operating officer.

U.S. Automotive Aftermarket Industry Swayed By Lower Retail Pricing, Weather Patterns In 2016, Reports NPD Group

Macro trends, including an increase in miles driven and new car sales, lower-priced gasoline and unpredictable weather patterns, impacted the industry’s annual performance.