After serving more than 20 years as executive director
of the Car Care Council
, Rich White will step down June 30 from leading the
non-profit organization and its popular “Be Car Care Aware” consumer education
Women in Auto Care, a community of the Auto Care
Association, today announced it is extending the nominations deadline for the
2020 Women of the Year Awards. The Women of the Year Awards include “Auto Care
Woman of the Year”, “Female Shop Owner of the Year” and “Auto Care Woman of
Excellence” and highlight women who have made a significant impact in the auto
Auto Care Association releases annual flagship publications 2021 Auto
Care Factbook and 2021 Auto Care Factbook & Lang Annual, providing
comprehensive research, analysis and trends for the automotive aftermarket with
new COVID-19 data
Md. – June 16, 2020 – The Auto Care
Association today released its award-winning and industry-leading online
publications, the 2021 Auto Care Factbook and the 2021 Auto
Care Factbook & Lang Annual. The new editions of these annual reports
come at an unprecedented time as the auto care industry is just beginning to
recover from the global economic effects of COVID-19. This edition, more than
any other in its 30-year history, serves as a vital resource that provides the
latest and most critical data and insights that aftermarket businesses need
right now to make informed, data-driven decisions for their bottom lines and
The Joint Channel Forecast Model presented by the Auto Care Association and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association detailed the automotive aftermarket’s current challenges but predicted a reprise in 2021.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and Bethesda, Md. – June 5, 2020 – Total U.S. automotive aftermarket sales are forecast to decrease 8.8 percent in 2020 as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and related factors, according to the “2020 Joint Channel Forecast Model” produced jointly by the Auto Care Association and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA).
– June 4, 2020 – The Import Vehicle Community of the Auto Care Association is now accepting nominations for the 2020 People Awards and entries for the 2020 Import Product and Marketing Awards program and showcases at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, Nev., taking place Nov. 3-5, 2020.
– June 3, 2020– While unforeseen circumstances have adjusted the current way of business across the United States, the auto care industry is rising to the challenge. Today, the Auto Care Association announced the opening of its 2020 awards focusing on education, innovation and the next generation: the “Impact Award: Four for the Future,” Auto Care Career and Education (ACE) Award and Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education Award.
BETHESDA, Md. – June 1, 2020 –
Women in Auto Care, a community of the Auto Care Association, is now accepting entries for the 2020 Automotive Communications Awards. The Automotive Communications Awards are designed to recognize companies and agencies that provide automotive information to consumers and trade professionals through outstanding advertising, marketing, merchandising and effective public relations. A portion of the proceeds from award submissions goes towards providing scholarships to women entering the automotive aftermarket industry.