press releases

Auto Care Association Applauds Joint Statement on Tax Reform

Posted by Auto Care News on July 27, 2017

BETHESDA, MD – July 27, 2017 – The Auto Care Association is pleased and relieved to see that the tax reform framework negotiated by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT), and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), and announced today, has removed the border adjustment tax (BAT) from consideration.  

Auto Care Association Appoints Sheila Andrews New Director, Heavy Duty Programs

Posted by Auto Care News on July 26, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – July 26, 2017 – The Auto Care Association has announced the appointment of Sheila Andrews as director, heavy duty programs. The new position was created to directly apply the Auto Care Association mission statement and strategic pillars to the independent heavy duty aftermarket.

Car Care Professionals Network Awards Leadership 2.0 Scholarship

Posted by Auto Care News on July 20, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – July 20, 2017 – The Car Care Professionals Network (CCPN), an advisory group of the Auto Care Association, has named Brian Ponder, Ponder Auto Repair, as the recipient of a scholarship to attend the highly-acclaimed University of the Aftermarket’s 2017-2018 Leadership 2.0 program.

Auto Care Careers Announces Fall Semester Schedule of Events

Posted by Auto Care News on July 20, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – July 20, 2017 – Auto Care Careers, a program of the Auto Care Association, has paired with several colleges and technical schools across the country as part of their strategy to connect the industry to the next generation of the workforce. Employers in the industry are invited to participate alongside Auto Care Careers on Campus at the various scheduled events planned for this fall.

Auto Care Association, AIA Canada and ARIDRA Submit Joint NAFTA Statement to USTR

Posted by Auto Care News on July 13, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – July 13, 2017 – The Auto Care Association submitted a joint position statement to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer yesterday on behalf of the North American automotive aftermarket groups in support of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Auto Care Association Elects New Executive Committee Members

Posted by Auto Care News on July 11, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – July 11, 2017 – The Auto Care Association elected its new Executive Committee members for 2017-2018. Executive Committee members serve a one-year term and are elected annually. This Executive Committee was effective as of July 1, 2017.