AAIA Electronic "Aftermarket Factbook" Released Offers New "Copy and Paste" Feature

BETHESDA, MD - July 12, 2005 - The enhanced "2005/2006 Aftermarket eFactbook," released by the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA), is now available with new features that allow users to print pages and "copy and paste" data.

With identical content to the "Factbook," users of the "eFactbook" can access information from the CD-ROM, whether in the office or on the road. Charts and tables can be printed or copied and pasted into Excel, PowerPoint and other software packages.

"The new version of the 'eFactbook' is a direct response to requests from our members to allow the ability to print 'Factbook' pages or copy and paste sections to use in presentations," said Kathleen Schmatz, AAIA president and chief executive officer.

The "2005/2006 Aftermarket eFactbook" and "Factbook" include information on:
* Overall size of the automotive (i.e., light duty) aftermarket.
* Overall size of the heavy duty aftermarket.
* Key aftermarket segments (paint & body equipment, tools and equipment, etc.).
* DIY and DIFM consumer trends.
* Vehicle registrations.
* Vehicle sales.
* Vehicle usage statistics and operating costs.
* Miles driven.
* Purchases of aftermarket accessories.
* Sales of automotive chemicals and fluids.
* State summary statistics.
* U.S. trade data of motor vehicle parts and accessories.
* Information on the Chinese and Canadian aftermarkets.
* Key economic and financial indicators.
* Guide to aftermarket data resources.

For more information visit www.aftermarket.org or call To order by phone, call 301-654-6664.

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