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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 Names Joe Register Emerging Technologies Director

Posted by Auto Care News on June 28, 2016
Industry Technology Veteran to Head Telematics Initiative 

BETHESDA, MD – June 29, 2016 – The Auto Care Association has named Joe Register director of emerging technologies, with initial emphasis on heading the group’s vehicle telematics initiative. Register has 40 years of experience delivering progressive information system solutions to companies in every channel of the automotive aftermarket, including the design and implementation of entire enterprise systems.

Landmark Initiatives Unveiled at Auto Care Association Spring Leadership Days

Posted by Auto Care News on May 09, 2016
BETHESDA, MD – May 9, 2016 – A new three-year strategic plan and a bold campaign to educate consumers, policymakers, members and the industry at large on telematics and the connected car were unveiled to more than 400 volunteer leaders and attendees at the Auto Care Association’s Spring Leadership Days in Bonita Springs, Fla. last week.

Auto Care Association Creating Telematics Education Campaign

Posted by Auto Care News on May 04, 2016
Defining Who Owns Vehicle Diagnostic Data

BONITA SPRINGS, FL – May 4, 2016 – Plans for the creation of an education campaign on telematics and the connected car for consumers, policymakers and the industry were unveiled today at the Auto Care Association’s board of directors meeting in Bonita Springs, Fla.

Auto Care Association and Equipment and Tool Institute Announce 4th Annual Aftermarket Telematics Challenge

Posted by Auto Care News on August 05, 2015
BETHESDA, MD – August 5, 2015 – The Auto Care Association and the Equipment and Tool Institute (ETI) announced that applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Aftermarket Telematics Challenge. Now in its fourth year, the Challenge seeks to recognize the best examples of aftermarket technology in telematics. This is the first year the Challenge is being co-sponsored by ETI.

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.