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AASA webinar offers facts, advice… and reassurance
March 20, 2020 by Allan Janssen

A detailed analysis of the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak by the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) this week started with words of encouragement. AASA president Paul McCarthy adopted soothing tones to reassure those who logged on to the association’s

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Auto parts and vehicle repairs more essential than ever, AIA says
March 19, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Auto parts and vehicle repairs are essential services, especially in a pandemic. That’s the message the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA) is sending to legislators across the country, in an effort to ensure aftermarket businesses stay open even if

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AIA Canada cancels national conference
March 16, 2020 by Allan Janssen

In response to the growing concerns over the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, the Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada has cancelled its national conference. Originally to be held April 28-29, at the Delta Hotels Toronto Airport, the event was also to

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CAF partners to promote trades to women
March 12, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) has partnered with Build A Dream, an initiative to attract, encourage, and empower female students tp pursue careers in skilled trades, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), emergency response, and entrepreneurship. Build A Dream will be

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MACS introduces new officers
March 11, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  The board of directors of the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide has elected a new slate of officers. Andy Fiffick of Rad Air Complete Car Care, Cleveland, OH will serve as MACS chairman and CEO.  Steve Sunday of

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MEMA letter discusses ramifications of COVID-19
March 10, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) says it will work hard to shape implementation of the U.S. federal government’s $8.3 billion Coronavirus Emergency Bill. In a letter addressed to members of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), Heavy Duty

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AIA national conference to offer views of aftermarket future
March 5, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA) will hold its National Conference and Annual General Meeting in Toronto on April 29. The event will focus on new technologies, new skills, new thinking, and the constant disruption that typifies the current

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Women’s conference draws record attendance
March 4, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Building on the theme “Performance Driven,” the Auto Care Association’s Women in Auto Care annual conference set a record for attendance on Feb. 19-20 in Charlotte, N.C. The conference featured more than 15 speakers, a range of philanthropic, mentoring and wellness activities,

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New SEMA report offers insights into retail trends
March 3, 2020 by Allan Janssen

A new SEMA Industry Perspectives Report provides insight on the health of the automotive aftermarket industry on a wide range of business metrics. Among the key findings: independent retailers in the automotive aftermarket remain the most used sales channel for

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Change expert to address CAF conference
February 28, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Leadership and change expert Cheryl Cran will address the 2020 National Apprenticeship Conference, taking place May 24-26 in Calgary, Alta. Organizers say Cran’s research into the future of work, technology, innovation, and generational impact will give attendees data and strategies to help

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ASE redefines mission for tech age
February 27, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) has found a new mission for an increasingly tech-focused automotive repair industry. According to a newly announced mission statement, the institute will now endeavour “to serve the transportation industry as an independent

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Bergstrom, Aisin, Cintas win best new products at MACS
February 26, 2020 by Allan Janssen

A ‘no-idle’ air conditioning system from Bergstrom won the Best Use of Technology award at the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) annual trade show last week. The eCoolPark system is an electric AC system that functions without the engine running,