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HDDA: Heavy Duty Announces Addition of New Categories to HD Standards Project

Posted by Auto Care News on October 10, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – October 10, 2018 – On Oct. 1, HDDA: Heavy Duty, a community of the Auto Care Association, pushed forward on the development of heavy duty product data standards by announcing the launch of four additional categories to generate product attribute definitions. This brings the project’s total categories completed or in progress to nine of the initial 20.

HDDA: Heavy Duty Launches First Five Categories for Defining HD Standards Attributes

Posted by Auto Care News on July 25, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – July 25, 2018 – HDDA: Heavy Duty, the heavy duty aftermarket-focused community of the Auto Care Association, today announced the next steps in its industry-shifting project to develop standardized product data information for class 4–8 vehicles. The next phase of the project involves defining the attributes for the top 20 categories of parts.

HDDA: Heavy Duty Announces Standards Web Resource Center and Category Calendar

Posted by Auto Care News on June 01, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – June 1, 2018 – HDDA: Heavy Duty (HDDA), the only community that serves the entire heavy duty aftermarket supply chain, announced the release of a new web resource center dedicated to the progress of the development of heavy duty product data standards. Included on are updates and highlights of the project status, downloadable information on product data standards, a calendar of product category data collection and a volunteer form to participate in the standards creation.

HDDA: Heavy Duty Announces New Strategic Plan

Posted by Auto Care News on January 24, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – January 24, 2018 – HDDA: Heavy Duty, a community of the Auto Care Association, announced today during a press conference at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2018 their new strategic plan. Prompted by tremendous industry evolution, HDDA’s advisory board—which consists of top leaders in the aftermarket such as VIPAR Heavy Duty, Erie DriveTrain, FleetPride, SKF and more—defined their challenges in the marketplace and outlined what support the industry needs to fuel the future of HD.