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Auto Care Association Releases Statement on Senate Finance Committee’s Hearing on Impact of Tariffs on the U.S. Automotive Industry

Posted by Auto Care News on September 26, 2018

The following statement can be attributed to Bill Hanvey, President and CEO of the Auto Care Association:

“The Auto Care Association applauds the Senate Finance Committee for conducting a hearing today on the significantly negative impact that tariffs on imported auto parts and automobiles will have on American companies and American families. Our members, who represent the automotive aftermarket industry, stand united with auto manufacturers and auto dealers nationwide in our opposition to these tariffs...

Auto Care Association Calls on USTR to Adopt Product Exclusion Process for New China Tariffs

Posted by Auto Care News on September 25, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – September 25, 2018 – In a letter to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) yesterday, the Auto Care Association urged USTR to adopt a process for our members and stakeholders to request products to be excluded from the latest round of Section 301 tariffs.

Women in Auto Care Releases Schedule of Events at AAPEX 2018

Posted by Auto Care News on September 20, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – September 20, 2018 – Women in Auto Care today released its complete schedule of events planned for the 2018 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) show taking place Oct. 30 – Nov. 1 in Las Vegas. The global community, dedicated to the advancement of women in the auto care industry, will be recognizing, celebrating and encouraging the achievements and contributions made by women across the industry throughout its events at AAPEX.
Keywords: aapex, events

Auto Care Association to Host International Matchmaking Program at AAPEX 2018

Posted by Auto Care News on September 19, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – September 19, 2018 – 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) 2018 show in Las Vegas a unique opportunity to connect with international buyers interested in U.S. products and services in the auto care industry.
Keywords: aapex, international

2018 Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education and Auto Care Career and Education (ACE) Awards Winners Announced

Posted by Auto Care News on September 07, 2018

BETHESDA, Md. – September 7, 2018 – The Auto Care Association announced yesterday the winners of the 2018 Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education Award and the 2018 Auto Care Career and Education (ACE) Awards at its Fall Leadership Days event in Austin, Texas.

Auto Care Association Announces 2018 Impact Award Recipients

Posted by Auto Care News on September 07, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – September 7, 2018 – The Auto Care Association announced yesterday the 2018 recipients of its annual Impact Award: Four for the Future, which honors four auto care industry professionals, age 40 or younger, who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership or have made remarkable strides within the auto care industry. The award was created in 2010 and is administered by the Auto Care Association Marketing and Communications Committee on behalf of the association, with support from the Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG).

Auto Care Association Announces Gabrielle Hopkins as Vice President, Federal Affairs

Posted by Auto Care News on September 05, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – September 5, 2018 – The Auto Care Association today announced the addition of Gabrielle Hopkins as vice president, federal affairs. Hopkins joins the Auto Care Association’s government affairs department, where she will assist in the leadership of the department.
Keywords: government affairs