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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 Scott Howat as Business Development Executive

Posted by Auto Care News on April 26, 2019
BETHESDA, Md. – April 26, 2019 – The Auto Care Association today announced Scott Howat as the association’s new Business Development Executive. The new role focuses on establishing long-term strategic goals, building key customer relationships, identifying business opportunities and maintaining extensive knowledge of current market conditions.

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

Deadline Extended for Auto Care Association Trade Mission to Colombia

Posted by Auto Care News on April 11, 2019
BETHESDA, Md. – April 11, 2019 – The registration deadline for companies interested in joining the Auto Care Association’s trade mission to Colombia has been extended to April 30. The trade mission will take place June 5-6, 2019 and is open to all companies in the auto care industry.
Keywords: international, events

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.

Auto Care Association Accepting Award Nominations for Leadership in Education, Innovation and the Next Generation

Posted by Auto Care News on April 10, 2019
BETHESDA, Md. – April 10, 2019 – The Auto Care Association today announced it is accepting nominations for its 2019 “Impact Award: Four for the Future,” Auto Care Career and Education (ACE) Award and Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education Award. The three awards are given each year to individuals and companies demonstrating excellence in the auto care industry through professional development and educational initiatives for the advancement of the next generation. All Auto Care Association member companies and employees are eligible to participate.
Keywords: education

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