BETHESDA, Md. – July 27, 2018 – The Auto Care Association kicked off its new partnership with the American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) by hosting a seven-person delegation of rising political leaders from Australia in Washington, D.C. on July 23. Auto Care Association President and CEO Bill Hanvey hosted a dinner for the delegation, also attended by Auto Care Association Senior Vice President, Regulatory and Government Affairs, Aaron Lowe, and department staff.
BETHESDA, Md. – July 26, 2018 – The Auto Care Association
applauds Congress for passing H.R. 2353
, the “Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.” The bill reauthorizes the “Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act” and allocates $1.2 billion in state grants to fund vocational training at most schooling levels. With strong support from the Trump administration
, the association expects that the president will sign this important legislation.
BETHESDA, Md. – July 25, 2018 – HDDA: Heavy Duty
the heavy duty aftermarket-focused community of the Auto Care Association,
today announced the next steps in its industry-shifting project to develop
standardized product data information for class 4–8 vehicles. The next phase of
the project involves defining the attributes for the top 20 categories of
Md. – July 19, 2018 – Today, Auto
Care Association President and CEO Bill Hanvey testified before
the Department of Commerce (Commerce) in Washington, D.C. on the Section
232 National Security Investigation of Imports of Automobiles and Automotive
Parts. In Hanvey’s testimony, the Auto Care Association urged the Trump
administration to consider the severity of unintended consequences that may
ensue by imposing of tariffs on imported autos and auto parts, including the
negative impact it may have on the U.S. economy and jobs, our global
competitiveness, and U.S. consumers and families.
BETHESDA, Md. – July 17, 2018 – The Auto Care Association joined a coalition of major auto industry groups representing nearly 10 million jobs in the United States to urge the Trump administration to avoid imposing additional tariffs on imported autos and auto parts.
– July 9, 2018 – In recognition of its former president and CEO, Al Gaspar, the Auto Care Association has established a memorial fund in his honor. Donations made to the University of the Aftermarket Foundation in Gaspar’s memory will be used to fund scholarships and industry educational initiatives.
BETHESDA, Md. – July 2,
2018 – The Auto Care Association
last Friday urged the Trump administration to consider the severity of
unintended consequences that may ensue by imposing tariffs on imported autos
and auto parts, including the negative impact it would have on both the U.S.
automotive industry and the jobs created by these imports, but also the U.S.
economy at large.