Weekly trade publication features news and information for the automotive industry and its suppliers, with special features including the "Guide to Top Suppliers" published each June which ranks the top 100 global and North American OEM automotive parts suppliers by sales and includes a summary of products manufactured by each company. Digital editions can be viewed free online with registration.
OESA Automotive Supplier Barometer
Quarterly report provides an overview of the current supplier outlook and supplier barometer indexes for all survey respondents and by revenue size group, and also addresses topics which change each quarter such as production, production planning, human resources and retention, finance and capital planning, financial outlook, and globalization and supply chain. Publication can be viewed free online.
Resources section provides a extensive selection of reports, studies, and other publications covering various aspects of the automotive industry and its suppliers, with contents including industry overview and trends, OESA research and analysis, vehicle manufacturing, business development, finance and capital markets, new technologies, economics and employment, and trade and international markets.
Bi-weekly survey of major manufacturers monitors aftermarket demand, with topics addressed in the survey including weekly strength of order demand for products, demand by high-level category (e.g., replacement, maintenance), levels of incentives and promotions (e.g., above or below average), and strengths and weaknesses of U.S. regional demand. Publication is available to AASA members only.
Comprehensive report analyzes aftermarket demand for automotive components, with data provided including historical demand and forecasts by product category (e.g., mechanical, electrical/electronic, and exterior/structural), service performer (e.g., professional, consumer), and country (U.S., Canada, and Mexico) and vendors profiled including DENSO Corp., Johnson Controls, Inc., and Tenneco, Inc.
Market research report provides a detailed analysis of the auto parts aftermarket, with data provided including market size and forecast by distribution channel (e.g., offline, online) and vehicle type (e.g., commercial vehicles, passenger vehicles) and major firms profiled including Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd., ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Delphi Technologies, PLC, DENSO Corporation, Continental AG, and Valeo SA.
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
Financial benchmarking section of these reports provides an analysis of industry profit and expenses as a percentage of revenue for companies that manufacture engines, parts, and accessories used in the production of autos, light trucks, vans, and sport utility vehicles and sold as aftermarket products by automobile dealerships, automotive products retailers, and auto repair shops and service centers.
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as mechanical engineer, software engineer, design engineer, production operator, and maintenance technician, with employers for which salary or hourly wage data is provided including Autoliv Inc., ZF TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., Continental AG, Delphi Automotive, LLP, and Robert Bosch, LLC.