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2019 Education, Impact Award Recipients Announced by Auto Care Association

Posted by Auto Care News on September 19, 2019

 BETHESDA, Md. – September 19, 2019 – The Auto Care Association yesterday announced the recipients of its 2019 awards recognizing excellence in education, innovation and the next generation in the auto care industry. The awards were announced during the association's Fall Leadership Days event currently taking place in Washington, D.C., and included the Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education Award, the Auto Care Career and Education (ACE) Award and the Impact Award: Four for the Future awards. 

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.

Auto Care Association to Host International Matchmaking Program at AAPEX 2019

Posted by Auto Care News on September 17, 2019

BETHESDA, Md. – September 17, 2019 – The Auto Care Association, in partnership with the U.S. Commercial Service, is excited to offer U.S. exhibitors attending the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) 2019 show in Las Vegas, Nev. a unique opportunity to connect with international buyers interested in U.S. products and services in the auto care industry.

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Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN) Now Accepting Applications for 2020 ACPN Scholarship

Posted by Auto Care News on September 12, 2019
BETHESDA, Md. – September 12, 2019 – The Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN), a community of the Auto Care Association, today announced it is accepting applications for the 2020 ACPN Scholarship. The scholarship is given to three content professionals in the auto care industry to attend the annual ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference, taking place May 3-6 in Seattle, Wash. Individuals who receive the ACPN scholarship demonstrate exceptional success within their organizations through professionalism, hard work and dedication.

Blake Alexander, Justin Allgaier and Ken Schrader Join Chase Elliott and Clay Millican for Auto Care Legislative Summit

Posted by Auto Care News on September 05, 2019

BETHESDA, Md. – September 5, 2019 – The Auto Care Association today confirmed NHRA drag racer Blake Alexander and NASCAR drivers Ken Schrader and Justin Allgaier as additional special guests for its 2019 Auto Care Legislative Summit, taking place Sept. 18-19 in Washington, D.C. Alexander, Allgaier and Schrader will attend a Thursday evening reception on Capitol Hill where they will meet-and-greet summit attendees and lawmakers. 

Women in Auto Care Award Record-Breaking Number of Scholarships in 2019

Posted by Auto Care News on August 27, 2019
BETHESDA, Md. – August 27, 2019 – Women in Auto Care, a community of the Auto Care Association, awarded scholarships to 40 female students looking to have a career in the auto care industry. Supporting over $100,000 in scholarships and starter tool sets, growth of more than 25% in award recipients for 2019 is a tremendous milestone. The group’s scholarship funding began with $2,000 in 2004 and has now expanded ten-fold to over $100,000 for the second year in a row. Since 2004, Women in Auto Care have given $457,000 in scholarships.

Auto Care Association Introduces Full Industry Events Calendar

Posted by Auto Care News on August 13, 2019
BETHESDA, Md. – August 13, 2019 – The Auto Care Association today announced the launch of an aftermarket industry-wide events calendar on its autocare.org website. The new webpage lists all association events throughout the year, in addition to major events taking place across the auto care industry.
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