press releases

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.

Epicor Named Title Sponsor of 2017 AWDA Business and Education Conference

Posted by Auto Care News on August 22, 2017
BETHESDA, MD – August 22, 2017 – The Auto Care Association announced today that Epicor Software Corporation will be title sponsor of the 2017 Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) Business and Education Conference, October 28-30, 2017, at the Venetian Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.

Auto Care Association Launches Emerging Technologies Committee

Posted by Auto Care News on August 17, 2017

BETHESDA, MD – The Auto Care Association announced the formation of the Emerging Technologies Committee – a new standing committee comprised of staff, member volunteers and external stakeholders who will spearhead research and development for vehicle network interfaces, vehicle connectivity and connected aftermarket devices, all on behalf of the independent auto care industry.  

Auto Care Careers on Campus Expands its Program with Wheaton College

Posted by Auto Care News on August 14, 2017

 The Auto Care Association is partnering with Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill., to attract college-age students to work for the auto care industry. Auto Care Careers, a program of the Auto Care Association, will participate in an exclusive event created to highlight our industry.