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.

The Import Vehicle Community's Import Product and Marketing Awards recognize innovative products and marketing programs designed to serve the import aftermarket.

The 2016 Import Product and Marketing Award winners are:

  • Best Overall Import Aftermarket Product or Product Line
    Akebono Brake Corporation, Akebono EURO® Ultra-Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pads
  • Best New Product or Product Line for Import Cars or Trucks
    AISIN World Corp. of America, Air Suspension Compressor
  • Best Performance Product, Accessory or Functional Fluids for Import Cars or Trucks
    Centric Parts, StopTech Big Brake Kits for 1965-1989 Porsche 911
  • Best New Tool for Repairs on Import Cars or Trucks
    Redline Detection, Dual Purpose Diagnostic Leak Locator
  • Best Problem-Solver for Import Cars or Trucks
    CRP Automotive, Rein Automotive Water Pump Problem Solver Kit - WPL0016
  • Best Packaging of a Product for Import Cars or Trucks
    Beck/Arnley, European ECO Coolant
  • Best Merchandising/Advertising of a Product for Import Cars or Trucks
    Permatex, Fast Orange Grease X Mechanic's Laundry Detergent
  • Best Print or Electronic Catalog of a Product Line for Import Cars or Trucks
    SenSen® Shocks & Struts, SenSen® 2016-2017 Catalog
  • Best Website Presentation of Product(s) for Import Cars or Trucks
    DENSO, DENSO Auto Parts - www.densoautoparts.com
  • Best Social Media Campaign for Import Cars or Trucks Product and/or Brand Marketing
    DENSO, DENSO 2 Win NHRA Sweepstakes
For more information, visit www.autocare.org/Who-We-Are/Segments/import-vehicle-community/awards/.

About the Import Vehicle Community
The Import Vehicle Community, formerly the Auto International Association (AIA), is the segment community of the Auto Care Association that is hyper-focused on serving the needs of all businesses engaged in import nameplate products and services. Irrespective of the business' size or share of the business devoted to import nameplate products and services, the Import Vehicle Community’s benefit is unchanged. We develop and deliver opportunities to increase member businesses’ profitability and prospects. Correspondingly, we work to remove obstacles to member businesses’ profitability and prospects. Visit  www.autocare.org/import-vehicle-community.

About the Auto Care Association
Based in Bethesda, Md., the Auto Care Association has nearly 3,000 member companies that represent some 150,000 independent automotive businesses that manufacture, distribute and sell motor vehicle parts, accessories, tools, equipment, materials and supplies, and perform vehicle service and repair. Visit www.autocare.org.