Automotive Repair Industry Associations

AAACT auto aftermarket associationAutomotive Aftermarket Association of the Carolinas and Tennessee (AAACT) (formerly N.C. Automotive Wholesalers Association and Automotive Parts Association of the Carolinas) was chartered in 1952 as a non-profit corporation. We are facing many challenges, from the economy to health care reform, but you can be assured that the Association is still very strong and is doing everything possible to represent our members in an effort to give you the tools for your business to survive. For more information about AAACT, visit:
The Automotive Aftermarket Association Southeast (AAAS), Inc. is a nonprofit trade association representing the automotive parts manufacture, distribution, service and repair industry. We serve automotive aftermarket businesses in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi. Our membership consists of parts manufacturers, distributors, jobbers, service facility specialists (paint & body, general repair, transmission, muffler shops, etc.), engine rebuilding and machine shop specialists. For more information, visit:

AOCA auto aftermarket associationAutomotive Oil Change Association (AOCA)
The Automotive Oil Change Association (AOCA) is a non-profit trade organization representing the convenient automotive service industry. The association was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Richardson, Texas. AOCA is dedicated to enhancing the competency of fast lube owners, educating the public about the benefits of preventive automotive maintenance and maintaining a favorable business environment for the industry. For more about AOCA, visit:


APSA auto aftermarket associationAutomotive Parts & Service Association (APSA) is a trade association made up of members who are engaged in the automotive aftermarket industry throughout the chain of distribution from the manufacturer to the ultimate consumer. APSA operates in ten states: Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texans and Wyoming. For more information about APSA, visit:

ASAAZ auto aftermarket associationThe Automotive Service Association of Arizona (ASAAZ) was founded in 1963 to help automotive shop owners statewide through resources, training, legislative representation, networking, communication efforts and more. Since our inception, our members have come to count on us to help them maintain the highest level of professionalism as their shops grow and change as new technology is introduced. For more about ASAAZ, visit:


ATRA logoThe Automatic Transmission Rebuilders Association (ATRA) is an international trade association for the professional automatic transmission repair industry. Located in Oxnard, CA, ATRA has over 2,000 members worldwide. Our membership consists of more than 2,000 repair specialists, students, schools, and suppliers, all supporting the training, research and improvements for transmission repair. For more information about ATRA, visit:

CABA auto aftermarket association
The Chesapeake Automotive Business Association is a not-for-profit 501(c)6 trade association of aftermarket businesses in Maryland, Delaware and Washington, DC. CABA is dedicated to the development of locally owned auto repair & tire service centers, their jobbers and the aftermarket professionals that supply them. The focus of CABA efforts are on programs and services that enhance our members competitive skills, lower their business operating expenses and help them attract, motivate & keep the best employees. CABA is the exclusive affiliate of AASP-National for mechanical service centers in Maryland, DC & Delaware. For more about CABA, visit:

The New England Tire & Service Association (NETSA) purpose is to benefit the public by supporting independently owned tire dealerships and automotive service centers. They’ve been a vibrant Association for over 60 years, starting in 1952. They have over 470 members of independently owned businesses. They provide these tire businesses with information, training, tire industry-related events and other benefits. For more about NETSA, visit:

TIA auto aftermarket associationTire Industry Association (TIA) is an international association representing all segments of the tire industry, including those that manufacture, repair, recycle, sell, service or use new or retreaded tires, and also those suppliers or individuals who furnish equipment, material or services to the industry. TIA was formed by the July 2002 merger of the International Tire & Rubber Association (ITRA) and the Tire Association of North America (TANA). The association's main office is in Bowie, Maryland, and has over 6,000 current members. For more information about TIA, visit:


The Texas Tire Dealers Association (TTDA) is an organization of tire dealers and suppliers who have an interest in the tire industry in Texas. The mission of TTDA is to promote growth and enhance the image of the industry through high ethical standards and successful business practices. For more information about TTDA, visit: