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Car Care Professionals Network Releases Recommended Sales Contact and Communication Best Practices

Posted by Auto Care News on July 26, 2016
BETHESDA, MD – July 27, 2016 – The Car Care Professionals Network (CCPN), an Auto Care Association advisory committee of repair shop owners and managers, has released a recommended set of sales contact and communication best practices. The practices are recommended for distributor and manufacturer sales personnel and manufacturers’ representatives, and detail what works best for repair shops when setting up appointments and maintaining communication.

Import Vehicle Community Accepting Entries for Import Product and Marketing Awards Program

Posted by Auto Care News on July 26, 2016
BETHESDA, MD – July 27, 2016 – The Import Vehicle Community, formerly the Auto International Association (AIA), a segment community of the Auto Care Association, is accepting entries for the 2016 Import Product and Marketing Awards program. The awards honor 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.

Import Vehicle Community Accepting Nominations for People Awards

Posted by Auto Care News on July 26, 2016
BETHESDA, MD – July 27, 2016 – The Import Vehicle Community, formerly the Auto International Association (AIA), a segment community of the Auto Care Association, is now accepting nominations for the 2016 People Awards. The awards honor the excellence of individuals in the import auto care industry.

Auto Care Association Hosts Technology Standards Conference in Bogota, Colombia

Posted by Auto Care News on July 20, 2016
BETHESDA, MD – July 19, 2016 –The Auto Care Association hosted a technology standards conference in Bogota, Colombia on July 13, the first in a series of technical missions to key Latin American capitals. The conference is part of the export promotion award from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Auto Care Association Hosts First Industry Analysis Webinar with IHS Automotive

Posted by Auto Care News on July 06, 2016
Second Webinar to Be Presented Aug. 17

BETHESDA, MD – July 6, 2016 – The Auto Care Association hosted a webinar on June 28, “A Decade of Change – Lightweighting the Key to Compliance,” presented by IHS Automotive, a leading source of information and insight into critical areas that shape the automotive aftermarket. The webinar was led by Michael Robinet, managing director of automotive advisory services, and was the first in the association’s new Industry Analysis Webinar Series featuring experts on key issues currently facing the industry.

YANG Hosting Three Regional Meet-Ups in August

Posted by Auto Care News on July 05, 2016
BETHESDA, MD –July 6, 2016 – The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) of the Auto Care Association is hosting three Regional Meet-Ups for young auto care professionals in Illinois, California and Georgia in August.