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Heavy Duty Aftermarket Forces Unite to Support Product Data Standards

Posted by Auto Care News on July 29, 2020
BETHESDA, Md. – July 29, 2020 – The independent heavy duty aftermarket has united to support the Product Information Exchange Standard (PIES) for product data and urges all suppliers to embrace these standards. PIES is an industry standard format for the communication of product data. As the automotive industry has seen, the use of a uniform standard simplifies and enhances communication throughout the entire supply chain. FleetPride, HDA Truck Pride and VIPAR Heavy Duty have united in this cause and are calling for all suppliers servicing the heavy duty industry to adopt the PIES standard due to its critical importance to the industry.

HDDA: Heavy Duty to Enhance Member Experience at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2019

Posted by Auto Care News on January 07, 2019
BETHESDA, Md. – January 7, 2019 – HDDA: Heavy Duty, a community of the Auto Care Association, will introduce new member-focused features to this year’s Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2019, taking place Jan. 28-31 at the Mirage in Las Vegas. The community’s presence at HDAW will focus on enhancing its members’ experience at the annual trade show and emphasize its central commitment, “We do it all. For you.”

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.