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Petition Calling on Congress to Guarantee Consumers Access and Control Over Data Generated by Their Own Cars Reaches 15,000 Signatures

Posted by Auto Care News on November 25, 2019

New milestone shows that consumers across the country are concerned about the issue and support the Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice.™ campaign.


BETHESDA, Md. – November 25, 2019 – A petition created by the national education and advocacy campaign Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice.™ reached 15,000 petition signatures on Friday, Nov. 22, marking a significant milestone in the effort to ensure drivers have direct access to and control of their car data.

Keywords: telematics

Auto Care Association Hosts Successful International Matchmaking Program at AAPEX 2019

Posted by Auto Care News on November 20, 2019

BETHESDA, Md. – November 20, 2019 – The Auto Care Association, in partnership with the International Trade Administration and the U.S. Commercial Service, hosted its third annual International Matchmaking Program at AAPEX 2019. The initiative is part of an award the association received from the U.S. Department of Commerce to help the automotive aftermarket industry increase exports.

Keywords: aapex, events

2019 Automotive Communications Award Winners Announced

Posted by Auto Care News on November 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS – November 13, 2019 – The 2019 Automotive Communications Awards were announced last week at the Women in Auto Care Awards Ceremony and reception, which took place during AAPEX 2019 in Las Vegas. The awards are focused on business-to-consumer and business-to-business categories, which recognize companies and agencies that provide automotive information through outstanding advertising, marketing and public relations efforts.

2019 Import Vehicle Community Product and Marketing Award Winners Announced

Posted by Auto Care News on November 07, 2019
LAS VEGAS – November 7, 2019 – The Import Vehicle Community, a community of the Auto Care Association, announced Tuesday the winners of its annual Product and Marketing Awards. The awards were presented to the winners at the Import Vehicle Community booth during the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) currently taking place in Las Vegas.
Keywords: aapex

2019 Import Vehicle Community People Award Winners Announced

Posted by Auto Care News on November 06, 2019

 LAS VEGAS – November 6, 2019 – The Import Vehicle Community, a community of the Auto Care Association, today announced the winners of the 2019 Import Vehicle Community People Awards, which annually honor men and women who have made significant contributions to the import automotive aftermarket. The awards were presented to the winners at the Import Vehicle Community’s Luncheon and Awards Program, which was held during the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) currently taking place in Las Vegas. 

Keywords: aapex

Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association Announces 2019 Industry Award Winners

Posted by Auto Care News on November 04, 2019
LAS VEGAS – November 4, 2019 – The Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA), a community of the Auto Care Association, last night announced the winners of its 2019 Industry Awards during the Opening General Session of its 72nd Annual Business and Education Conference held in Las Vegas. AWDA’s annual awards are given to four honorees who have demonstrated excellence in, and made significant contributions to, the automotive aftermarket industry.

Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice.™ Partners with Melling Engine Parts for Vegas NHRA Nationals

Posted by Auto Care News on October 25, 2019

Two-Time NHRA Pro Stock Champion Erica Enders adds name to growing list of professional drivers who support national campaign


BETHESDA, Md. – October 25, 2019 – National advocacy campaign Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice.™ has partnered with Melling Engine Parts for this year’s Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil in Las Vegas, Oct. 31 – Nov. 3. The partnership will focus on fighting for drivers nationwide to secure access to and control of their car data.