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Auto Care Association Launches New Advocacy Website

Posted by Auto Care News on January 17, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – January 18, 2017 – The Auto Care Association has launched autocareadvocacy.org, a new website for auto care professionals to get more involved in the public policy process. Two key elements of the association’s government affairs operation – grassroots and the Auto Care Political Action Committee (ACPAC) – will now be hosted on this website, with multiple tools and resources dedicated to each component.

Auto Care Association Announces Webinar on Business Opportunities in Colombia

Posted by Auto Care News on January 17, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – January 18, 2017 – The Auto Care Association and the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) will be hosting a free webinar on the business opportunities in the automotive industry in Colombia. The webinar will take place on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at 2 p.m. ET, and will provide details about the Auto Care Association trade mission to Colombia, a country profile, market information and best prospects. 

YANG to Present Second Annual Leadership Conference

Posted by Auto Care News on January 17, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – January 18, 2017 – The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) of the Auto Care Association will host the 2017 YANG Leadership Conference, May 5-6, at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas. The conference takes place in conjunction with the Auto Care Association Spring Leadership Days and is designed for young professionals under the age of 40 in the auto care industry.

YANG Call for Hosts for 2017 Meet-Ups

Posted by Auto Care News on January 10, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – January 11, 2017 – The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) of the Auto Care Association is currently taking applications for companies to host a Regional Meet-Up in 2017. Since YANG started the Regional Meet-Up program, there have been more than 20 meet-ups across the United States, designed specifically for young professionals in the auto care industry. 

Businesses Ask FMC to Address Fees Charged When Port Disruptions Delay Pickup of Cargo Containers

Posted by Auto Care News on December 07, 2016
BETHESDA, MD – December 7, 2016 – The Auto Care Association and a coalition representing retailers, manufacturers, truckers, transportation intermediaries and other business groups today asked the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to set new policy preventing terminal operators and ocean carriers from charging unfair fees when uncontrollable incidents such as storms and strikes keep cargo from being picked up from ports on time.

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.