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Auto Care Association Presents Catalog and Product Standards at RUJAC International Conference

Posted by Auto Care News on September 11, 2017

BETHESDA, MD – September 7, 2017 - The Auto Care Association briefed the repair and retail shop attendees of the 33rd annual Expo Internacional RUJAC 2017 last week in Guadalajara, Mexico. RUJAC is the Refaccionarias Unidas de Jalisco A.C., an association that brings together both original equipment and parts for cars and heavy equipment throughout Mexico. 

Auto Care Association Hosts Technology Standards Conference in Santiago, Chile

Posted by Auto Care News on August 25, 2017

BETHESDA, MD – August 25, 2017 – On Aug. 22, 2017, the Auto Care Association hosted a technology standards conference in Santiago, Chile, the second in a series of technical missions to key Latin American countries as part of the export promotion award the association received from the U.S. Department of Commerce. The conference, attended by more than 60 local auto care industry executives and government officials, focused on the processes around standards development and maintenance. 

Heavy Duty Distribution Association (HDDA: Heavy Duty) Developing Product Data Standards for Heavy Duty Market

Posted by Auto Care News on August 24, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – August 24, 2017 – The Heavy Duty Distribution Association (HDDA: Heavy Duty), a community of the Auto Care Association, has announced that it will begin the formal creation of product data standards for the heavy duty (HD) aftermarket.

Auto Care Association Launches Emerging Technologies Committee

Posted by Auto Care News on August 17, 2017

BETHESDA, MD – The Auto Care Association announced the formation of the Emerging Technologies Committee – a new standing committee comprised of staff, member volunteers and external stakeholders who will spearhead research and development for vehicle network interfaces, vehicle connectivity and connected aftermarket devices, all on behalf of the independent auto care industry.  

Auto Care Association CEO Bill Hanvey Presents at Jefferies Global Automotive Aftermarket Investor Conference

Posted by Auto Care News on May 24, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – May 24, 2017 – Bill Hanvey, president and CEO of the Auto Care Association today briefed more than 300 representatives from the investment, manufacturing, distribution, technology and automotive service communities on the state of the auto care industry, key industry drivers and opportunities, and shared the association’s priority initiatives at the Jefferies Global Automotive Aftermarket Investor Conference at the Intercontinental Barclays in New York City.