BETHESDA, Md. – October 30, 2017 – The Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA), a community of the Auto Care Association, last night launched the general session of its 70th Annual Conference by recognizing the winners of its annual awards. The AWDA’s 70th Annual Conference is taking place from Oct. 28 – Oct. 30 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, coinciding with the annual AAPEX show, also taking place in the city.
Each year, AWDA presents four awards highlighting the excellence of its recipients in the automotive warehouse distribution industry.
BETHESDA, Md. –
October 27, 2017 – The Auto Care Association has announced its upcoming webinar
scheduled on Nov. 8, 2017 at 2 p.m. ET that will focus on the latest
developments in the renegotiation process of NAFTA and its potential impact on
the auto care industry.
BETHESDA, Md. –
October 23, 2017 – The Auto Care Association has announced the addition of Kirsten
Zaremba as senior director, marketing. Zaremba brings more than 20 years of
auto industry knowledge to the role, having most recently served as the senior
retail marketing manager at Volkswagen Group of America.
BETHESDA, Md. –
Oct. 11, 2017 – The Auto Care Association
today announced its schedule of upcoming webinars in October.
On October 19th at 1 p.m. EDT, interested
attendees can join the one-hour teleforum series hosted by the Auto Care
Association’s Manufacturers’ Representatives Council titled, “The E-Commerce
Effect: Where Are Your Customers Shopping?” This teleforum will
address several topics within the current state of e-commerce and where it’s
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.”
Md. – October 3, 2017 – The Auto Care Association submitted comments
yesterday urging the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to relist
Alibaba and its family of e-commerce platforms including Taobao and AliExpress as
notorious markets that facilitate the sale of counterfeit auto parts. The
letter was submitted as part of the USTR’s request for comments in identifying internet
and physical markets based outside the United States that engage in copyright
piracy and trademark counterfeiting for its annual Special 301 Out-of-Cycle
Review of Notorious Markets Report.
BETHESDA, MD – October 2, 2017 – The Auto Care Association
hosted four companies on a trade mission to
Central America –
26 and Nicaragua, Sept. 28 – as
part of the Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) award from the U.S.
Department of Commerce. The association received the award to help the
automotive industry increase exports to free trade agreement partners in Latin