The Import Vehicle Community Awards Leadership 2.0 Scholarship

Posted by Auto Care News on June 26, 2017

BETHESDA, MD – June 26, 2017 – The Import Vehicle Community, formerly the Auto International Association (AIA), a community of the Auto Care Association, has selected Travis McGuire, GRI Engineering and Development, as the recipient of a scholarship to attend the highly-acclaimed University of the Aftermarket’s 2017-2018 Leadership 2.0 program. Leadership 2.0 is the industry's cornerstone educational program that fosters the development of a new generation of visionary aftermarket executives.


Valued at more than $6,000, this scholarship gives an Import Vehicle Community member the opportunity to participate in one of the most highly-regarded leadership development programs available to the auto care industry’s next generation of leaders.


“The Import Vehicle Community is excited to award Travis with a scholarship to attend Leadership 2.0,” said Jens Schueler, chairman, Import Vehicle Community. “He demonstrates great potential in becoming a future industry leader and is committed to contributing to the success of his company and the auto care industry.”


The scholarship was presented to the Import Vehicle Community by the University of the Aftermarket Foundation, which is fully funded by auto care industry donations. The Foundation is dedicated to supporting educational programs benefitting the auto care industry.


For more information about the University of the Aftermarket Foundation or to make a donation to this worthwhile effort, go to


For more information on the Import Vehicle Community, visit


About the Import Vehicle Community 
The Import Vehicle Community, formerly the Auto International Association, is the segment 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 business objectives. Visit


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