. – April 11, 2019 – The registration
deadline for companies interested in joining the Auto Care Association’s trade mission to Colombia
has been extended to April 30. The trade mission will take place June 5-6, 2019 and is open to all companies in the auto care industry.
. – April 11, 2019 – Customer service interactions are an important part of how your commercial customers view the service provided by manufacturers and manufacturers’ rep agencies. The Auto Care Association’s Manufacturers’ Reps Council will host a one-hour teleforum with industry leaders discussing the best practices and approaches to maintaining positive relationships with commercial customers before, during and after their customer service experience with your business. The teleforum will take place Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 1 p.m. EDT.
– April 10, 2019 – The Auto Care Association today announced it is accepting nominations for its 2019 “Impact Award: Four for the Future,” Auto Care Career and Education (ACE) Award and Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education Award. The three awards are given each year to individuals and companies demonstrating excellence in the auto care industry through professional development and educational initiatives for the advancement of the next generation. All Auto Care Association member companies and employees are eligible to participate.
Panel discussion on connected cars explored consumer rights, data privacy and federal and state policies related to vehicle data
BETHESDA, Md. – April 9, 2019 – This year’s Washington Auto Show, currently taking place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., features some of the latest technological innovations driving the auto industry into new frontiers, including connected and autonomous vehicles. But what many consumers don’t know about are the vast amounts of data these vehicles collect—or with whom vehicle manufacturers share this data.
BETHESDA, Md. – April 4, 2019 – The following statement can be attributed to Auto Care Association President and CEO Bill Hanvey:
“The Auto Care Association urges the Trump Administration to keep the border between the United States and Mexico open for business,” said Bill Hanvey, president and CEO of the Auto Care Association. “The majority of auto parts imported into the United States come from Mexico, with over $55 billion imported in 2017...
– March 19, 2019 – The Auto Care Association today announced registration is now open for its 2019 Paint, Body and Equipment Specialists (PBES) Conference. The two-and-a-half day event will be held May 15-17 in San Diego, Calif. at the Hard Rock Hotel. The PBES Conference is an annual education event that brings together the leaders of the automotive aftermarket paint, body and equipment industry.
– March 13, 2019 – The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG), an Auto Care Association community made up of over 1,500 under-40 industry professionals, today announced the complete lineup of featured keynotes for the 2019 YANG Leadership Conference and is inviting conference attendees to join these speakers by participating in its “Five for Five” rapid-fire presentations session. The conference will take place May 10-11 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs, Fla.