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Market Insights with Mike: 2020: A Ride Like No Other

Posted by Auto Care News on December 10, 2020
BETHESDA, Md. – December 10, 2020 – This edition of Market Insights with Mike provides a wrap up of the year’s developments in the automotive aftermarket. Mike Chung, director, market intelligence, Auto Care Association, gives a tour of the “Indicators Amusement Park” with all of its twists, turns and drops. Once strapped in for the ride, Mike will take you on a journey through all the trends the Auto Care Association tracked during 2020, including working from home, distance learning, travel, vehicle sales, industry sentiment and more.
Keywords: auto care industry

Women in Auto Care Announces First-Ever Women in Auto Care Week Virtual Event

Posted by Auto Care News on December 03, 2020

BETHESDA, Md. – December 3, 2020 – Women in Auto Care, a community of the Auto Care Association, today announced the opening of registration for its first-ever Women in Auto Care Week, a virtual conference set to take place Feb. 22-26, 2021. With the theme of “Reunite and Reimagine,” the event aims to provide attendees with the opportunity to reunite with industry peers in a new way and to reimagine the road ahead for 2021 and beyond.

Keywords: events

AWDA Manufacturers’ Advisory Council Announces New Officers and Members

Posted by Auto Care News on December 03, 2020
BETHESDA, Md. – December 3, 2020 – The Aftermarket Warehouse Distributors Association’s (AWDA) Manufacturers’ Advisory Council (MAC) is pleased to announce the appointment of new Officers and At-Large members, whose terms officially began on Nov. 20, 2020. The three MAC members that serve on the AWDA Board of Governors provide a critical link between key channel partners.

Auto Care Association Responds to Alliance for Automotive Innovation Lawsuit in Massachusetts

Posted by Auto Care News on November 23, 2020

BETHESDA, Md. – November 23, 2020 – The following statement can be attributed to Bill Hanvey, president and CEO, Auto Care Association:

“On Nov. 3, the citizens of Massachusetts made their voices loud and clear on the issue of vehicle data access, with an overwhelming 75% of voters supporting ballot Question 1. Unfortunately, the vehicle manufacturers are once again ignoring the will of the people and have instead chosen to pursue legal action against the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in an effort to halt the implementation of Question 1...

New AWDA Officers, At-Large Governors Take Office

Posted by Auto Care News on November 20, 2020
BETHESDA, Md. – November 20, 2020 – The Aftermarket Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) Board of Governors today announced its newest officers and governors following the conclusion of the 2020 AWDA Virtual Conference, which took place Nov. 16-19. The new members joining the ranks of AWDA’s leadership will hold their positions for a two-year term, ending in 2022. As AWDA officers and governors, they will play an active role in providing policy advice and input to the Auto Care Association and the aftermarket industry at-large.

Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN) Now Accepting Entries for 2021 ACPN Content Excellence Awards

Posted by Auto Care News on November 19, 2020
BETHESDA, Md. – November 19, 2020 – The Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN), a community of the Auto Care Association, is now accepting entries for the 2021 ACPN Content Excellence Awards. The award ceremony will take place at the 48th annual ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference on May 2-5, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. at the Hyatt Regency Orlando as part of the inaugural Auto Care Connect event.

The Automotive Industries Association of Canada Announces Support of the Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice.™ Campaign

Posted by Auto Care News on November 18, 2020

Global support backing car data ownership for consumers grows with addition of Canadian automotive aftermarket association


OTTAWA, Ontario – November 18, 2020 – The Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada today announced its support for the Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice.™ campaign, adding to the already growing movement focused on ensuring consumer access and control over car data.

Keywords: telematics