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Latest SEMA Research Says Sales Growing Across Industry

The automotive specialty-equipment industry continues to see growth, strong demand and less volatility this year.

Road to AAPEX Season 2, Episode 10: Where the Road Ends and the Show Begins

One final look in the rearview mirror for a glimpse into the history of the aftermarket and AAPEX before charging into this year’s show.

Road to AAPEX S2E10
Report Says M&A Activity Remains Healthy in Aftermarket

An aging U.S. car parc, growing miles traveled and increased vehicle complexity have underpinned robust demand across many automotive aftermarket subsectors.

Automotive Aftermarket Surpasses $1B in Sales in 2022

The specialty equipment market showed positive results in 2022 with an overall market growth of 2% and reaching $51.8 billion in sales.

Auto Care Industry Expected to Grow 8.1% in 2023

Newly released 2024 Auto Care Factbook report shows automotive aftermarket industry with 9.7% growth rate in 2022, exceeding projections and demonstrating continued stable growth year over year.

Light Vehicle Average Age Hits Record High

This is the sixth straight year of increase in the average vehicle age of the U.S. fleet, according to S&P Global Mobility.

U.S. Auto Aftermarket Sales Forecasted to Increase 8.5% in 2022

Total U.S. light duty automotive aftermarket sales are forecasted to increase 8.5% in 2022, totaling $356.5 billion.

Automotive Specialty-Equipment Sales Surpass Pre-pandemic Levels

The specialty-equipment industry continues to experience strong growth and demand as the U.S. puts COVID-19 in the rearview mirror.

Auto Care Industry Expected to Reach $477.6 Billion by 2024

This 31st edition of the Auto Care Factbook report provides new data and insight on how the auto care industry fared from the COVID-19 pandemic, emerging consumer and industry trends, international market performance and more.

Spectra Premium Mobile Application Wins Bronze at ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference

The ACPN Content Excellence Awards recognize the best examples of mobile cataloging application in the vehicle aftermarket.

SEMA Announces Battle of the Builders Top 12 Finalists

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced the Top 12 finalists in the fourth annual SEMA Battle of the Builders competition – the event that determines the builder the aftermarket community considers best.

Supreme Court Ruling Viewed as Huge Victory for Aftermarket

The Supreme Court upheld the legal precedent of patent exhaustion, which states that a company’s right to protect its patent ends when the product is sold to the end user.