OESA Publications
OESA produces various publications to support our members’ need for relevant industry information. Some of these publications are OESA original products (OESA Member Directory, OESA News, et al.) while others are produced in-partnership with outside experts (OESA Terms and Conditions Analysis, Consumer-centric Warranty Analysis, et al.). In either case these resources provide valuable insight into the highly competitive automotive industry.

Terms and Conditions Comparative Analysis

The OESA N.A. OEM Production P.O. Terms and Conditions Comparative Analysis is a ready-reference publication for the standard OEM Terms and Conditions included in most purchase orders.  It is meant to clarify essential documents within OEM/supplier contractual relationships, and highlights areas most critical to today’s industry environment. 



OESA 2019 Association Update

The OESA 2019 Association Update outlines key accomplishments, financials and strategic initiatives.



OESA Comparative Analysis of OEM Warranty Programs in North America

The Comparative Analysis of OEM Warranty Programs analyzes the OEM warranty management programs in North America for BMW, FCA, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Nissan, Toyota and Volkswagen. The publication also includes an analysis produced by Clark Hill PLC.



Consumer-Centric Warranty Management: A Guideline for Industry Best Practices

This guide discusses the latest advances in continuous improvement and provides tactics, techniques and case studies that allow supplier organizations to build a robust warranty management system that proactively reduces incident rates and risk through a consumer-centric approach.



OESA Model Terms and Conditions

This document represents a fair and balanced relationship between the buyer and seller, and addresses difficult industry issues, such as intellectual property and warranty, in a sensible and equitable manner for all parties.



Directed Buy Committee Report and Draft Form of Agreement

The OESA Directed  Buy Committee developed a framework agreement that sets forth roles and responsibilities for the three parties, along with a RASIC chart that makes clear the relationship of the OEM, Tier 1 and Tier 2.



OESA 2019 Automotive Warranty Best Practices

The document is helpful tool to foster a more collaborative partnership between manufacturers and their component suppliers through the implementation and execution of a fair, robust, and data-driven warranty process.




OESA Model NonDisclosure Agreement



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