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2019 Automotive Communications Award Winners Announced

Posted by Auto Care News on November 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS – November 13, 2019 – The 2019 Automotive Communications Awards were announced last week at the Women in Auto Care Awards Ceremony and reception, which took place during AAPEX 2019 in Las Vegas. The awards are focused on business-to-consumer and business-to-business categories, which recognize companies and agencies that provide automotive information through outstanding advertising, marketing and public relations efforts.

Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice.™ Partners with Melling Engine Parts for Vegas NHRA Nationals

Posted by Auto Care News on October 25, 2019

Two-Time NHRA Pro Stock Champion Erica Enders adds name to growing list of professional drivers who support national campaign


BETHESDA, Md. – October 25, 2019 – National advocacy campaign Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice.™ has partnered with Melling Engine Parts for this year’s Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil in Las Vegas, Oct. 31 – Nov. 3. The partnership will focus on fighting for drivers nationwide to secure access to and control of their car data.

Data Innovation Center to Showcase New Data Solutions at AAPEX 2019

Posted by Auto Care News on October 17, 2019
LAS VEGAS – October 17, 2019 – For over 100 years, the Auto Care Association has been a trusted business partner in the automotive aftermarket, developing technical solutions to industry-wide challenges that help companies plan and grow their businesses. At this year’s AAPEX (Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo), taking place Nov. 5-7 in Las Vegas, Nev., the Auto Care Association aims to build on this longstanding partnership by giving attendees the opportunity to see its 21st-century solutions—live and in-person at the first ever Auto Care Data Innovation Center.

Emerging Vehicle Technologies and Aftermarket Opportunities to be Presented at AAPEX 2019

Posted by Auto Care News on October 16, 2019

Auto Care Association and partners offering industry education and solutions regarding ADAS, CAV, V2X, Embedded Systems and SVI


LAS VEGAS – October 16, 2019 – Attendees at this year’s AAPEX (Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo), taking place Nov. 5-7 in Las Vegas, will have the opportunity to see how the auto care industry is staying competitive in the age of advanced vehicle technologies. The aftermarket will soon be maintaining the cars of tomorrow and the Auto Care Association’s Emerging Technologies Booth at AAPEX will present the latest solutions for standardization of the maintenance and repair of automated systems—ensuring safe and dependable vehicle operation long after the warranty expires.

Auto Care Association Presents New On-Demand Webinar: Ocean Shipping Changes As a Result of IMO 2020

Posted by Auto Care News on October 02, 2019
BETHESDA, Md. – October 2, 2019 – On Sept. 26, the Auto Care Association’s Import Vehicle Community hosted a webinar on changes, disruptions and cost increases in ocean shipping as a result of IMO 2020. Effective Jan. 1, 2020, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will implement a new mandatory requirement to reduce sulfur oxide emissions worldwide by 85%. This is one of the largest reductions in sulfur content of transportation fuel taken at one time and one of the most dramatic fuel regulation changes ever implemented.

Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice.™ Partners with Federated Auto Parts for Federated Auto Parts 400

Posted by Auto Care News on September 20, 2019

National campaign takes fight to the NASCAR track to spread awareness of the importance of consumer access and control of car data 


BETHESDA, Md. – September 20, 2019 – Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice.™, a national education campaign, has partnered with Federated Auto Parts to bring attention to an urgent issue for drivers everywhere—car data access and control. The campaign will be featured at the upcoming Federated Auto Parts 400, the annual Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race held at the Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Va.

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Auto Care Association and AASA Partner on Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice.™ Campaign

Posted by Auto Care News on September 18, 2019

Auto Care Association and AASA Boards agree consumers’ right to access and control vehicle data is critical to future of the independent automotive aftermarket


BETHESDA, Md. – September 18, 2019 – The Auto Care Association and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) today announced a strategic partnership to educate and activate the industry and consumers in the fight for access to, and control of, vehicle data through the Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice.™ national consumer education campaign.