press releases

Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) Membership Surpasses 1,000

Posted by Auto Care News on November 14, 2016
BETHESDA, MD – November 16, 2016 – The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) of the Auto Care Association announced that its membership has surpassed 1,000, surging since the group’s inception in early 2014.

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

Posted by Auto Care News on November 14, 2016
BETHESDA, MD – November 16, 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 fifth webinar in the Industry Analysis Webinar Series featuring experts on key issues currently facing the industry. The fifth webinar, “Commercial Industry Overview from IHS Markit: Inside the Numbers,” will be presented by Gary Meteer, senior director, commercial solutions, IHS Markit, on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. ET.

PBES 2017 Conference Dates Announced

Posted by Auto Care News on November 14, 2016
BETHESDA, MD – November 16, 2016 – The Paint, Body and Equipment Specialists (PBES) segment community of the Auto Care Association announced today initial planning details for the 2017 PBES Spring Conference, to take place May 16-18, 2017 in Chicago, Ill. at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile.  

Auto Care Association Hosts First Matchmaking Program with Latin American Buyers at AAPEX 2016

Posted by Auto Care News on November 14, 2016
BETHESDA, MD – November 15, 2016 – The Auto Care Association, in partnership with the International Trade Administration and the U.S. Commercial Service, hosted the first matchmaking program with Latin American buyers at AAPEX 2016. This initiative was part of an award the association received from the U.S. Department of Commerce to help the automotive aftermarket industry increase exports to free trade agreement partners in Latin America.

YANG’s Networking Reception at AAPEX Breaks Attendance Records

Posted by Auto Care News on November 09, 2016
BETHESDA, MD – November 8, 2016 – A record 260 young professionals attended a networking reception hosted by the Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG), a community of the Auto Care Association, during the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, Nev. on Nov. 2.

Auto Care Association Signs MOU with Colombian Association Asopartes

Posted by Auto Care News on November 09, 2016
BETHESDA, MD – November 9, 2016 – The Auto Care Association formalized its long-standing relationship with Asopartes, a Colombian trade association representing auto parts importers and distributors, on Oct. 31. Asopartes President Tulio Zuloaga and Auto Care Association President and CEO Bill Hanvey finalized discussions and signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, Nev.

Import Vehicle Community Names 2016 Import Product and Marketing Award Winners

Posted by Auto Care News on November 08, 2016
BETHESDA, MD – November 9, 2016 – The Import Vehicle Community, formerly the Auto International Association (AIA), a segment community of the Auto Care Association, announced its 2016 Import Product and Marketing Award winners during a press conference at AAPEX in Las Vegas, Nev.