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Auto Care Association Testifies Before United States Trade Representative on NAFTA

Posted by Auto Care News on June 28, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – June 28, 2017 – Aaron Lowe, senior vice president, government and regulatory affairs, Auto Care Association, testified today before the United States Trade Representative (USTR) in support of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in Washington, D.C.

YANG Awards 2017 Leadership 2.0 Scholarship to Young Auto Care Professional

Posted by Auto Care News on June 28, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – June 28, 2017 – The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) of the Auto Care Association has selected Olivia Whitehurst, Global Parts Distributors, LLC, to represent YANG at the highly-acclaimed University of the Aftermarket’s 2017-2018 Leadership 2.0 program. The scholarship covers the price of tuition, class materials and meals.

AWDA Approves New Strategic Plan

Posted by Auto Care News on June 27, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – June 26, 2017 – The Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) Council of Governors recently approved an updated strategic plan that outlines priorities for the organization’s future. 

The Import Vehicle Community Awards Leadership 2.0 Scholarship

Posted by Auto Care News on June 26, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – June 26, 2017 – The Import Vehicle Community, formerly the Auto International Association (AIA), a community of the Auto Care Association, has selected Travis McGuire, GRI Engineering and Development, as the recipient of a scholarship to attend the highly-acclaimed University of the Aftermarket’s 2017-2018 Leadership 2.0 program. Leadership 2.0 is the industry's cornerstone educational program that fosters the development of a new generation of visionary aftermarket executives.

Four for the Future: 2017 Auto Care Association Impact Awards

Posted by Auto Care News on June 22, 2017

Annual Award Recognizes Outstanding Young Industry Leaders at AAPEX 

BETHESDA, MD – June 22, 2017 – Nominees are now being accepted for the Auto Care Association Impact Award: Four for the Future, which annually honors four aftermarket professionals, aged 40 or younger, who have made remarkable contributions within the auto care industry, at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, Nev.

Auto Care Careers on Campus Expands its Program with Texas A&M University

Posted by Auto Care News on June 21, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – June 21, 2017 -- The Auto Care Association is partnering with Texas A&M University’s Professional Association for Industrial Distribution (PAID) to attract college-aged students to work for the auto care industry, as part of its Auto Care Careers program. Auto Care Careers will participate in the Fall 2017 PAID Career Fair on Sept. 21 in College Station, Texas. Auto Care Association member companies are invited to participate in this recruitment effort.

Auto Care Association Hosts Successful Trade Mission to Colombia

Posted by Auto Care News on June 20, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – June 21, 2017 – The Auto Care Association hosted a sold out trade mission to Bogotá, Colombia, June 7-8, as part of a series of trade missions that are being organized as part of the Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) award from the U.S. Department of Commerce. The association received the award to help U.S. companies in the automotive industry increase exports to free trade agreement partners in Central and South America.