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Auto Care Association Applauds Senate Commerce Committee on Vehicle Data Access and Control Amendment to AV START Act

Posted by Auto Care News on October 05, 2017

BETHESDA, Md. – October 5, 2017 – The Auto Care Association applauds the Senate Commerce Committee for including a vehicle data access and control amendment in the “American Vision for Safer Transportation through Advancement of Revolutionary Technologies” (AV START) Act (S 1885).  The amendment sponsored by Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) requires that the Department of Transportation convene a federal advisory committee comprised of stakeholders to provide recommendations to Congress “with respect to the ownership of, control of, or access to, information or data that vehicles collect, generate, record, or store in an electronic form that is retrieved from a highly automated vehicle or automated driving system.”

Auto Care Association CEO Bill Hanvey Addresses PRONTO Shareholders Meeting

Posted by Auto Care News on September 19, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – September 19, 2017- Bill Hanvey, president and CEO, Auto Care Association, delivered a keynote presentation at the National PRONTO Association’s shareholders meeting in National Harbor, Md., last week. The meeting, which took place Sept. 13-15, was attended by more than 500 PRONTO members, shareholders and guests.

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.