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Registration Open for 46th Annual ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference

Posted by Auto Care News on January 15, 2019
BETHESDA, Md. – January 15, 2019 – The Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN), a community of the Auto Care Association, is now accepting registrations for its 46th annual ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference. The event is the only conference devoted to the automotive content industry and will take place April 28 – May 1 at the Marriott Tampa Waterside in Tampa, Fla.
Keywords: events

Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN) Announces 2019 ACPN Scholarship Winners

Posted by Auto Care News on January 09, 2019
BETHESDA, Md. – January 9, 2019 – The Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN), a community of the Auto Care Association, today announced the winners of its annual ACPN scholarship. The scholarship was awarded to three content professionals in the auto care industry demonstrating exceptional success within their organizations through professionalism, hard work and dedication.

HDDA: Heavy Duty to Enhance Member Experience at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2019

Posted by Auto Care News on January 07, 2019
BETHESDA, Md. – January 7, 2019 – HDDA: Heavy Duty, a community of the Auto Care Association, will introduce new member-focused features to this year’s Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2019, taking place Jan. 28-31 at the Mirage in Las Vegas. The community’s presence at HDAW will focus on enhancing its members’ experience at the annual trade show and emphasize its central commitment, “We do it all. For you.”

Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN) Now Accepting 2019 Content Excellence Awards Submissions

Posted by Auto Care News on December 13, 2018

BETHESDA, Md. – December 13, 2018– The Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN), a community of the Auto Care Association, is now accepting entries for the 2019 ACPN Content Excellence Awards. The award ceremony will take place at the 46th annual ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference on April 28 – May 1, 2019 in Tampa, Fla. at the Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel.

2019 Trade Mission to Colombia Open to All Automotive Aftermarket Companies

Posted by Auto Care News on December 04, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – December 4, 2018 – The Auto Care Association has announced a new trade mission to Colombia on June 5-6, 2019 that is open to all companies in the automotive aftermarket industry. The trade mission serves as a business development opportunity for companies in the auto care industry seeking to gain first-hand market information and to meet with potential clients and partners. Meetings are pre-screened to match each participant’s specific business objectives.
Keywords: international

Auto Care Association Releases Statement on Temporary Trade Deal between United States, China

Posted by Auto Care News on December 03, 2018

BETHESDA, Md. – December 3, 2018 – The following statement can be attributed to Bill Hanvey, President and CEO of the Auto Care Association:


We are pleased that President Trump and President Xi were able to reach a temporary trade deal during the G20 summit in Buenos Aires to not raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of imports from China. Tariffs inhibit the growth of our industry and make it more expensive for consumers to maintain and repair their vehicles...

Automotive Aftermarket E-tailing Channel Expected to Grow to $28B by 2020

Posted by Auto Care News on November 27, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – Nov. 27, 2018 – The trend of buying aftermarket products online is increasing at a growth rate of three times more than the total aftermarket (excluding tires and accessories), and the auto care industry must adapt and evolve in order to win on the online superhighway. To help the industry take advantage of this growth, the Auto Care Association has compiled new research in its latest report, Disruptive Trends Shaping the Future of the Auto Care Industry: E-Tailing 2018.
Keywords: auto care industry