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A F T E R M A R K E T T H E L AT ES T A N D G R E AT ES T D E PA R T M E N T S 2 3 8 10 11 PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE MARKET INTELLIGENCE CAMPAIGN UPDATE MEMBER PROFILE TOOLBOX INSIDE LEGISLATION GREEN HIGHLIGHT TECHNOLOGY UPDATE MARKET INTELLIGENCE EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE A APEX NEwS Always a best-seller, the Digital Aftermarket Factbook 2012 was released in May and this year’s edition brings with it a variety of new sections of dynamic market intelligence material. Insider explores this must-have publication, and turns the digital pages on the latest and greatest in aftermarket information. p.6 Market Intelligence 15 16 18 19 20 21 p.15 Inside Legislation M A R K E T R ES E A R C H FAC T O I D DID YOU KNOW ? The average hourly non-supervisory wage for automobile dealers (NAICS 4411) increased at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 0.7% from $17.29 in 2001 to $18.23 in 2010, while the comparable wage rate for the automotive repair and maintenance sector (NAICS 8111) achieved a CAGR of 2.2% from $12.94 to $15.55 during the same period. The information indicates that while nonsupervisory wages at automobile dealers are 17.2% higher than at automotive repair and maintenance outlets, the gap is closing between the two sectors as the latter moves to catch up to automotive dealers (see page 5 of the Digital Factbook 2012 for trend lines and details). p.18 Technology Update AT T E N T I O N The editorial staff of Aftermarket Insider is always looking for ideas for news and features about the industry. If you have any suggestions, please contact Jennifer Ortiz at 301-654-6664 or e-mail Click on Commerce Center. tO YOur aaia COMMerCe Center • Event registration • Member discounts • Your records • Member directory • Products/publications • And more... To log in, your company e-mail address is your User Name and the default password is “welcome.” If you have changed your password but forgotten it, click “Forgot Password” to have it e-mailed to you. For Example: User Name: Password: welcome For additional assistance, please contact AAIA at 301-654-6664, or e-mail access online: AFTERMARKET INSIDER | VOLUME 70 | 1

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Aftermarket Insider Issue 70

Aftermarket Insider Issue 70
President’s Message
Market Intelligence
Digital Aftermarket Factbook 2012
Car Care in California
Member Profile
Toolbox: Employee Morale
Inside Legislation
Green Highlight
Technology Update
Market Intelligence
Executive Perspective

Aftermarket Insider Issue 70