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2019 Trade Mission to Colombia Open to All Automotive Aftermarket Companies

Posted by Auto Care News on December 04, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – December 4, 2018 – The Auto Care Association has announced a new trade mission to Colombia on June 5-6, 2019 that is open to all companies in the automotive aftermarket industry. The trade mission serves as a business development opportunity for companies in the auto care industry seeking to gain first-hand market information and to meet with potential clients and partners. Meetings are pre-screened to match each participant’s specific business objectives.
Keywords: international

Auto Care Association Hosts Successful International Matchmaking Program at AAPEX 2018

Posted by Auto Care News on November 16, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – Nov. 16, 2018 – The Auto Care Association, in partnership with the International Trade Administration and the U.S. Commercial Service, hosted the third annual International Matchmaking Program at AAPEX 2018. 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, international

Auto Care Association President and CEO Bill Hanvey Testifies on USMCA Investigation

Posted by Auto Care News on November 15, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – Nov. 15, 2018 – Auto Care Association President and CEO Bill Hanvey testified earlier today before the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) in Washington, D.C. on the likely economic impact of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The USITC instituted the investigation last month in response to a request from U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer following the release of the USMCA text.

Import Vehicle Community Announces 2018 Import Product and Marketing Award Winners

Posted by Auto Care News on October 31, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – October 31, 2018 – The Import Vehicle Community, a community of the Auto Care Association, yesterday announced 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, international

Auto Care Association to Host International Matchmaking Program at AAPEX 2018

Posted by Auto Care News on September 19, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – September 19, 2018 – The Auto Care Association, in partnership with the U.S. Commercial Service, is excited to offer U.S. exhibitors attending the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) 2018 show in Las Vegas a unique opportunity to connect with international buyers interested in U.S. products and services in the auto care industry.
Keywords: aapex, international

Auto Care Association Establishes New Partnership with American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL)

Posted by Auto Care News on July 27, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – July 27, 2018 – The Auto Care Association kicked off its new partnership with the American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) by hosting a seven-person delegation of rising political leaders from Australia in Washington, D.C. on July 23. Auto Care Association President and CEO Bill Hanvey hosted a dinner for the delegation, also attended by Auto Care Association Senior Vice President, Regulatory and Government Affairs, Aaron Lowe, and department staff.

Deadline Approaching for Auto Care Association Trade Mission to Chile

Posted by Auto Care News on June 14, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – June 14, 2018 – The registration deadline is quickly approaching for companies interested in joining the Auto Care Association’s Trade Mission to Chile. The trade mission will take place on Aug. 21 – 22, 2018, and the deadline to register is July 6.