press releases

Bert Hogeman Joins Auto Care Association as General Counsel

Posted by Auto Care News on July 31, 2019
BETHESDA, Md. – July 31, 2019 – The Auto Care Association today announced the addition of Bert Hogeman to the role of General Counsel, where he will be the focal point and person responsible for all legal matters applicable to the association as a not-for-profit trade association. The General Counsel is an officer-level role, reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Auto Care Association.

Auto Care Association CEO and Mexican Ambassador Bárcena Discuss USMCA, Industry Promotion and Trade Missions

Posted by Auto Care News on July 24, 2019

BETHESDA, Md. – July 24, 2019 – Bill Hanvey, president and CEO, Auto Care Association, and members of the association’s executive team met with the Ambassador of Mexico to the United States, Martha Bárcena Coqui, to discuss the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the auto care industry’s economic footprint in Mexico and future opportunities for trade missions to Mexico for U.S. companies.

Keywords: government affairs

Tennessee Auto Care Companies Host Roundtable with Senator Marsha Blackburn

Posted by Auto Care News on July 23, 2019

MEMPHIS, Tenn. –July 23, 2019– Executives from nine auto care industry companies met with United States Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., on Friday, July 19, in Memphis for a roundtable discussion facilitated by the Auto Care Association on the industry’s most pressing public policy priorities.

Keywords: government affairs

Auto Care Association to FTC: FTC Must Lead Efforts to Ensure Competitive Repair Industry

Posted by Auto Care News on July 18, 2019

BETHESDA, Md. – July 18, 2019 – On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, Aaron Lowe, senior vice president, regulatory and government affairs, Auto Care Association, testified before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) during a public workshop on policies and research related to manufacturers limiting third-party repairs.

Keywords: right to repair

Auto Care Caucus Reaches 30 Members of Congress

Posted by Auto Care News on July 17, 2019
BETHESDA, Md. – July 17, 2019 – The Auto Care Caucus, a bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives who support the independent auto care industry, has reached the 30-member milestone—a notable achievement considering the caucus recruited 19 members during the entire 2017-2018 congressional session.
Keywords: government affairs

Auto Care Association Communities Award Leadership 2.0 Scholarship

Posted by Auto Care News on July 08, 2019
BETHESDA, Md. – July 8, 2019 – The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) and Import Vehicle Community of the Auto Care Association, have selected Daniel Romero of Continental ContiTech and Jonny Dykstra of Auto-Wares as scholarship recipients to attend the University of the Aftermarket’s 2019-2020 Leadership 2.0 Program.
Keywords: education