BETHESDA, Md. – April 20, 2018 - The Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN), a community of the Auto Care Association, announced the recipients of its ACPN Content Excellence Awards this week at their 2018 Knowledge Exchange Conference Ft. Worth, Texas.
BETHESDA, Md. – March 22, 2018 – The Auto Care Association hosted technology standards conferences in El Salvador on March 19 and Guatemala on March 21 in a series of technical missions to key Latin American countries as part of an export promotion award the association received from the U.S. Department of Commerce.
The conferences, attended by top local auto care industry executives and government officials, focused on the processes around standards development and maintenance. Topics covered included detailed adoption methodologies for existing standards, ACES (Aftermarket Catalog Exchange Standard) and PIES (Product Information Exchange Standard).
BETHESDA, Md. – January 4, 2018– The Auto Care Association
today announced the promotion of Joe Register to Vice President, Emerging Technologies, where he will be instrumental in changing the association’s profile in setting vehicle technology standards by working with his global counterparts in industry standards-setting organizations such as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and SAE International.
BETHESDA, MD – September 7, 2017 - The Auto
Care Association briefed the repair and retail shop attendees of the 33rd
annual Expo Internacional RUJAC 2017 last week
in Guadalajara, Mexico. RUJAC is the Refaccionarias Unidas de Jalisco A.C., an
association that brings together both original equipment and parts for cars and
heavy equipment throughout Mexico.
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.
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.
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.