press releases

Auto Care Association, AWDA Test College Outreach for Job Recruitment

Posted by Auto Care News on October 26, 2016
BETHESDA, MD – October 26, 2016 – Staff and volunteers representing the Auto Care Association and the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) participated in a job fair and associated industry outreach programs at Grove City College in Grove City, Penn. as resource for the Job and Career Development program.

Auto Care Association’s Joe Register to Present Telematics Solution at AAPEX Let's Tech

Posted by Auto Care News on October 25, 2016
Joe Register, director, emerging technologies, Auto Care Association, will present “An Aftermarket Solution to the Telematics Issue,” at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the Let’s Tech Lounge, on lobby level two of the Sands Expo Center during the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, Nev.

Auto Care Association Announces 2017 Dates for Trade Mission to Colombia

Posted by Auto Care News on October 25, 2016
BETHESDA, MD – October 24, 2016 – The Auto Care Association has announced a trade mission to Colombia, June 7-8, 2017, as part of the Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) award the association received from the U.S. Department of Commerce to support export promotion projects in Latin America.

Auto Care Association to Host Matchmaking Program with Latin American Buyers at AAPEX 2016

Posted by Auto Care News on October 25, 2016
The Auto Care Association, in partnership with the International Trade Administration and the U.S. Commercial Service, will host a matchmaking program with Latin American buyers at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) 2016.

Auto Care Association, IHS Markit Announce Fourth Webinar in Industry Analysis Webinar Series

Posted by Auto Care News on October 19, 2016
Fourth Webinar to Be Presented on Nov. 9

BETHESDA, MD – October 19, 2016 – The Auto Care Association and IHS Markit, the deepest sources of information, analytics and expertise forging solutions that shape the automotive aftermarket, have announced the fourth webinar in an Industry Analysis Webinar Series featuring experts on key issues currently facing the industry. The fourth webinar, “Five Trends in Five Minutes: Trends Affecting the Aftermarket Environment,” will be presented by Mark Seng, Global Aftermarket Practice Leader, IHS Markit, on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m. ET.

Federal-Mogul Motorparts and Garage Gurus Hosted Largest YANG Regional Meet-Up

Posted by Auto Care News on October 11, 2016
BETHESDA, MD – October 12, 2016 – The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG), in partnership with Federal-Mogul Motorparts and Garage Gurus, hosted its largest Regional Meet-Up to-date on Monday, Oct. 3. More than 90 young auto care professionals met up at Federal-Mogul's Garage Gurus headquarters in Southfield, Mich.

Auto Care Association Identifies Alibaba as Notorious Market for Counterfeits

Posted by Auto Care News on October 11, 2016
BETHESDA, MD – October 11, 2016 – Last week, the Auto Care Association submitted comments urging the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to relist Alibaba and its family of e-commerce platforms including Taobao and Aliexpress as notorious markets that facilitate the sale of counterfeit auto parts. The letter was submitted as part of the USTR’s request for comments in identifying Internet and physical markets based outside the United States that engage in copyright piracy and trademark counterfeiting for its annual Special 301 Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets Report.