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Auto Care Association Announces Sara G. Greene as Director of Membership

Posted by Auto Care News on April 29, 2019

BETHESDA, Md. – April 29, 2019 – The Auto Care Association today announced Sara G. Greene as the director of membership, where she will be responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for the Auto Care Association’s member recruitment and retention efforts, while developing strong relationships with internal staff serving as the conduit to its 3,000 member companies.

Auto Care Association Announces Jim Smith as Senior Director, Technology Standards and Solutions

Posted by Auto Care News on April 19, 2019
BETHESDA, Md. – April 19, 2019 – The Auto Care Association today announced Jim Smith as the senior director of technology standards and solutions and the new liaison to the association’s Technology Standards committee. The Auto Care Technology Standards Committee develops industry-specific standards and best business practices in the area of electronic commerce and data exchange.
Keywords: technology

Auto Care Association to Host Teleforum on Maintaining Positive Relationships with Commercial Customers

Posted by Auto Care News on April 11, 2019
BETHESDA, Md. – April 11, 2019 – Customer service interactions are an important part of how your commercial customers view the service provided by manufacturers and manufacturers’ rep agencies. The Auto Care Association’s Manufacturers’ Reps Council will host a one-hour teleforum with industry leaders discussing the best practices and approaches to maintaining positive relationships with commercial customers before, during and after their customer service experience with your business. The teleforum will take place Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 1 p.m. EDT.

Experts: Vehicle Data Access and Choice Necessary for Drivers

Posted by Auto Care News on April 09, 2019

Panel discussion on connected cars explored consumer rights, data privacy and federal and state policies related to vehicle data


BETHESDA, Md. – April 9, 2019 – This year’s Washington Auto Show, currently taking place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., features some of the latest technological innovations driving the auto industry into new frontiers, including connected and autonomous vehicles. But what many consumers don’t know about are the vast amounts of data these vehicles collect—or with whom vehicle manufacturers share this data.

Keywords: telematics

Auto Care Association CEO Urges Trump Administration to Keep U.S.-Mexico Border Open for Trade

Posted by Auto Care News on April 04, 2019

BETHESDA, Md. – April 4, 2019 – The following statement can be attributed to Auto Care Association President and CEO Bill Hanvey:

“The Auto Care Association urges the Trump Administration to keep the border between the United States and Mexico open for business,” said Bill Hanvey, president and CEO of the Auto Care Association. “The majority of auto parts imported into the United States come from Mexico, with over $55 billion imported in 2017...