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Auto Care Association Digital Factbook 2015 Profiles China’s Light Passenger Vehicle Parc

Posted by Auto Care News on July 29, 2014
The Auto Care Association’s recently-released Digital Auto Care Factbook 2015 and the Digital Auto Care Factbook & Lang Annual 2015, feature an updated view of key factors driving China’s light passenger vehicle auto care market. 
China’s light passenger vehicle parc reached a new milestone in 2013 breaking the 100 million unit level, ushering China into its “auto care era.” Strong new vehicle sales in 2013 of almost 19 million light passenger vehicles continued to add fuel to their expanding auto care industry, which grew 19 percent over 2012.

Auto Care Association Digital Auto Care Factbook 2015 Features Extended Industry Forecast Through 2017

Posted by Auto Care News on July 09, 2014

BETHESDA, MD – July 9, 2014 – The Auto Care Association’s recently-released Digital Auto Care Factbook 2015 and the Digital Auto Care Factbook & Lang Annual 2015, feature an extended Industry Forecast through 2017 by IHS Automotive, driven by Polk. With the very positive economic view for the United States, the auto care industry is expected to continue its participation in this growth cycle.

Auto International Association Accepting Entries for 2014 AIA Import Product and Marketing Awards

Posted by Auto Care News on July 09, 2014
BETHESDA, MD – July 9, 2014 – The Auto International Association (AIA), a segment of the Auto Care Association, is accepting entries for the 2014 AIA Import Product and Marketing Awards. The AIA Import Product and Marketing Awards program honors brands and companies for their programs for import nameplate cars or trucks, and is open to all Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) exhibitors. Entries and award winners will be recognized during AAPEX in Las Vegas, Nev., on Nov. 4.

The 2014 Aftermarket Telematics Challenge is Accepting Applications

Posted by Auto Care News on July 09, 2014

Competition Recognizes the Best in Vehicle Connectivity

BETHESDA, MD – July 9, 2014 – The Aftermarket Telematics Challenge, sponsored by the Auto Care Association, is open and accepting applications from makers of auto care products that offer the benefits of a connected vehicle from an auto care solution. The annual competition recognizes the winner with $10,000 of scholarships in their name. Scholarships are awarded by the GAAS scholarship fund to students preparing for an automotive career in the fields of technology or telematics.

Auto Care Association and Latin Expo Group to Make Joint Charitable Donation in Panama This Week

Posted by Auto Care News on July 09, 2014
BETHESDA, MD – July 8, 2014 – The Latin Expo Group and the Auto Care Association are proud to announce that they are making a joint $10,000 donation to Niños de Cristal this week during the first-ever Latin Auto Parts Expo in Panama. Niños de Cristal is a Panamanian charitable institution that cares for children with osteogenesis imperfect, a genetic bone disorder also known as brittle bone disease, which is characterized by fragile bones that break easily.

Auto Care Association Elects New Officers and Board of Directors

Posted by Auto Care News on July 02, 2014
BETHESDA, MD – July 2, 2014 – The Auto Care Association elected its new officers and board of directors for 2014-2015. This board is effective as of July 1, 2014.