press releases

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.

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. 

Automotive Content Professionals Network Launches ACPN Scholarship

Posted by Auto Care News on September 01, 2017
The Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN), a community of the Auto Care Association, has launched the ACPN Scholarship, which awards recipients the opportunity to attend the 45th annual ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference in Fort Worth, Texas, April 15-18, 2018

Auto Care Association Donates $10,000 to Hurricane Harvey Victims

Posted by Auto Care News on August 31, 2017

BETHESDA, MD – August 31, 2017 – The Auto Care Association has made a $10,000 donation to the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation (AACF) to help auto care industry members affected by Hurricane Harvey. 

Young Auto Care Network Group Announces Program at AAPEX 2017

Posted by Auto Care News on August 29, 2017

BETHESDA, MD – August 30, 2017 – The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) of the Auto Care Association will be presenting YANG @AAPEX during the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nev. All professionals in the auto care industry under the age of 40 are encouraged to attend.

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.