press releases

Auto Care Association Defeats Texas Bill Eliminating Vehicle Safety Inspections

Posted by Auto Care News on May 30, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – May 30, 2017 – Working closely with a coalition of state and national partners, the Auto Care Association pressured members of the Texas Legislature to defeat Senate Bill 1588, which would have eliminated mandatory vehicle safety inspections. If eliminated, millions of Texans would be at risk due to unsafe passenger vehicles.

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.

Auto Care Association Reacts to Hearing in U.S. House Ways and Means Committee

Posted by Auto Care News on May 23, 2017
Hearing Showcases Border Adjustment Tax Based on Academic Theory, Not Real-World Reality  

BETHESDA, MD – May 23, 2017 – The Auto Care Association released the following statement reacting to today’s hearing in the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee:

Auto Care Association Names Stacey Miller New Communications Director

Posted by Auto Care News on May 23, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – May 23, 2017 – The Auto Care Association has announced the appointment of Stacey Miller as director of communications. Miller most recently served as director of communications at Cision, a leading global communications technology and analytics company, where she spent the past 10 years in various senior communications roles.

Auto Care Career and Education (ACE) Award Application Now Available

Posted by Auto Care News on May 18, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – May 18, 2017 – The Auto Care Association is now accepting applications for the Auto Care Career and Education Award (ACE), to honor auto care companies that continually provide the culture for and facilitation of employee career development, and invest in employee education and training.

Auto Care Association Hosts Meeting with Canadian and Mexican Associations

Posted by Auto Care News on May 10, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – May 10, 2017 – The Auto Care Association hosted a meeting with Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA Canada) and Asociación Nacional de Representantes, Importadores y Distribuidores de Refacciones y Accesorios para Automóviles, A.C. (ARIDRA) during its Spring Leadership Days in San Antonio, Texas on May 2. The purpose of the meeting was to share information about the association’s respective programs and identify areas of collaboration, including increased access to market research, education programs, trade promotion activities and technology initiatives.

Auto Care Association Releases the Mexico Market Report

Posted by Auto Care News on May 10, 2017
Second in a Series of Three International Reports 

BETHESDA, MD – May 10, 2017 – The Auto Care Association has partnered with Integrate Data Facts (IDF), LLC to release the Mexico Market Report – An Assessment of Mexico’s Aftermarket. This new report is the second in a series of three reports from the association on emerging international markets.