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An Open Letter to the Auto Care Industry from Your Associations

Posted by Auto Care News on March 26, 2020

BETHESDA, Md. – March 26, 2020 – Dear brothers and sisters in the auto care industry,


For those of you who travel, you know there is nothing more frustrating than waiting at your gate while your flight is delayed with no information from either the gate attendant or flight crew. It is always welcomed when you are told, “Here is what I know,” regardless of the circumstances.

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Auto Care Association Calls on Government to Deem Vehicle Repair, Supply Entities ‘Essential’ Amid Coronavirus Restrictions Placed on Business Operations

Posted by Auto Care News on March 18, 2020

BETHESDA, Md.—March 18, 2020—Six trade association representing the transportation industry, including the Auto Care Association, called on state and local governments yesterday to consider the importance of motor vehicle supply and repair facilities in implementing orders to close nonessential businesses as a result of the coronavirus.  

Auto Care Association and National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Announce 2020 World Class Technicians

Posted by Auto Care News on March 02, 2020
BETHESDA, Md. – March 2, 2020 – The Auto Care Association today announced the latest recipients of the prestigious World Class Technician award, in partnership with the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). The two organizations provide this annual recognition to professional technicians who have achieved the extraordinary accomplishment of attaining ASE certification in 22 specific areas during the previous calendar year.
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Gain Industry Expert Insights in Auto Care Association’s Upcoming 2020 Business Challenges Teleforum, Shipping 101 Webinar

Posted by Auto Care News on January 08, 2020
BETHESDA, Md. – January 8, 2020 – The Auto Care Association will be hosting two must-attend virtual events in January, including the 2020 Business Challenges Teleforum and Ocean Shipping 101 Webinar. The 2020 Business Challenges Teleforum will take place Jan. 23 at 1 p.m. EST and the Ocean Shipping 101 Webinar will take place Jan. 28 at 2 p.m. EST.

Auto Care Association CEO Applauds Trump Administration, Congress on Reaching USMCA Deal

Posted by Auto Care News on December 11, 2019

BETHESDA, Md. – December 11, 2019 – Bill Hanvey, president and CEO, Auto Care Association, today released the following statement regarding the recently announced U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):


“We applaud the Trump administration and Congress for reaching a deal and moving the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) towards ratification. The trilateral agreement will strengthen trade and maintain tariff-free market access to two of our most important trading partners, accounting for more than 70% of total U.S. auto parts exports. We encourage Congress to move swiftly to ratify the bill to maintain our industry’s global supply chain, protect American jobs and ensure market stability for current and future investments."

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.

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.