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Auto Care Association Hosts Successful Trade Mission to Chile

Posted by Auto Care News on August 30, 2018

BETHESDA, Md. – August 30, 2018 – The Auto Care Association hosted a trade mission to Chile on Aug.  21-22, as part of the Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) award from the U.S. Department of Commerce. The association received the award to help the automotive industry increase exports to free trade agreement partners in Latin America. 

Auto Care Association President Bill Hanvey Testifies on Latest Section 301 China Tariffs

Posted by Auto Care News on August 23, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – Aug. 23, 2018 – Auto Care Association President and CEO Bill Hanvey testified earlier today before the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) in Washington, D.C. on the latest proposed tariff list on imports from China. Hanvey warned the administration that the cost of an additional tariff would cause severe economic harm to the U.S. automotive industry and U.S. consumers.

Auto Care Association Announces 2018 Auto Care Internship Grant Recipients

Posted by Auto Care News on August 21, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – August 21, 2018 – Auto Care Association has selected the 2018 recipients of the Auto Care Internship Grant. Thirteen students received scholarships of $2,500 to contribute to the costs of round-trip travel from their permanent address to the internship location, lodging, utilities and food.

Women in Auto Care Reaches Milestone with $100,000 in Scholarship Funds for 2018

Posted by Auto Care News on August 17, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – August 17, 2018 – Women in Auto Care, a community of the Auto Care Association, today announced it reached a milestone in scholarship funding and tool sets for women in the auto care industry. The group’s scholarship funding began with $2,000 back in 2004 and has now expanded ten-fold to $100,000 for 2018. Since 2004, Women in Auto Care has given $357,500 in scholarships.

Auto Care Association Elects New Board of Directors

Posted by Auto Care News on August 15, 2018

BETHESDA, Md. – August 15, 2018 – The Auto Care Association today announced the election of 11 members to its board of directors for 2018 – 2019. This board is effective as of July 1, 2018.

Auto Care Association Sponsors 2018 Automotive Resource Guide for U.S. Exporters

Posted by Auto Care News on August 07, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – August 7, 2018 – The Auto Care Association is proud to serve as a gold sponsor for the newly-released 2018 edition of the Automotive Industry Resource Guide: A Reference for U.S. Exporters. The resource guide, prepared by the U.S. Commercial Service’s Global Auto & Smart Mobility Team, is designed to help U.S. companies identify export markets where U.S. automotive products or services are likely to succeed.
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Epicor Returns as Title Sponsor of AWDA Business and Education Conference

Posted by Auto Care News on August 06, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – August 6, 2018 – The Auto Care Association announced today that Epicor Software Corporation will again be title sponsor of the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) Business and Education Conference, Oct. 27-29, 2018, at the Venetian Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.