– 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.
– 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.
– 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.
. – 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.
– 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.
– Aug. 23, 2018 – Auto Care Association President and CEO Bill Hanvey testified earlier today before the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) in Washington, D.C. on the latest proposed tariff list on imports from China. Hanvey warned the administration that the cost of an additional tariff would cause severe economic harm to the U.S. automotive industry and U.S. consumers.
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.