AAPEX commits to growing tire-centric technical training and education for both dealers and technicians in its 2021 show and beyond.
At Virtual AAPEX, association leaders and industry executives shared a consistent message: the automotive aftermarket continues to be resilient despite crisis.
The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association and The Mobility Technology Council say they transitioned the annual conference to enable the industry to share insights about the future of mobility technology.
The AASA details what’s in store for AAPEX’s new tire and tire accessory section, as well as what more to expect in 2020.
Regardless of whether the Trump administration can broker a trade deal with China, industry leaders have a message for the automotive aftermarket: Expect trade drama with China to be a fact of life for the next several years.
The Board of Governors of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) has named Howard Laster to its board of governors. Laster is the North American head of aftermarket for Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket.
The Auto Care Association has appointed Bill Hanvey as its president and chief executive officer. On Dec. 1, Hanvey will succeed Kathleen Schmatz who is retiring. Hanvey has more than 25 years of experience in the auto care industry. Most recently Hanvey was senior vice president of programs and member services at the Automotive Aftermarket
The “2015 Joint Channel Forecast Model,” a study commissioned by the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association and the Auto Care Association, predicts the U.S. automotive aftermarket is expected to grow at an annual rate of 3.6%. According to the forecast, aftermarket sales are expected to grow from $246.7 billion in 2014 to $284.3 billion in 2018.
Ben Brucato will serve as director of membership and sponsorship of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), a division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association, effective Oct. 13. In his role Brucato is responsible for membership recruitment and retention as well as recruitment of affiliate and associate members and sponsorships of AASA events and
Starting Nov. 1, William J. “Bill” Hanvey will serve as senior vice president of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA). Hanvey will provide management and oversight of AASA’s internal operations, AASA said. He will also continue his role leading AASA’s marketing and new member initiatives and serving as executive director of the Brake Manufacturers Council
The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) has announced Mark Schluentz as its keynote speaker for the 2014 AASA Technology Conference. The conference is scheduled for Oct. 5 – 7 in Marco Island, Fla. Schluentz is a market segment leader for Sensta Technologies. In his address – “Convergence of Mechanical and Digital” – Schluentz will discuss