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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.

Auto Care Association and AASA Partner on Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice.™ Campaign

Posted by Auto Care News on September 18, 2019

Auto Care Association and AASA Boards agree consumers’ right to access and control vehicle data is critical to future of the independent automotive aftermarket

BETHESDA, Md. – September 18, 2019 – The Auto Care Association and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) today announced a strategic partnership to educate and activate the industry and consumers in the fight for access to, and control of, vehicle data through the Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice.™ national consumer education campaign.

Auto Care Association to FTC: FTC Must Lead Efforts to Ensure Competitive Repair Industry

Posted by Auto Care News on July 18, 2019

BETHESDA, Md. – July 18, 2019 – On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, Aaron Lowe, senior vice president, regulatory and government affairs, Auto Care Association, testified before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) during a public workshop on policies and research related to manufacturers limiting third-party repairs.

Keywords: right to repair

Auto Care Association Salutes Connecticut for Passage of Magnuson-Moss Legislation

Posted by Auto Care News on July 09, 2015
BETHESDA, MD – July 9, 2015 – The Auto Care Association salutes the Connecticut legislature for passing state bill S. 99, which mandates that at the time of the sale of a new motor vehicle, a new car dealer must deliver to the purchaser of the vehicle a printed explanation of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act.

Senator Urges FTC to Take Action Against Carmakers’ Misleading Warranty Tactics

Posted by Auto Care News on October 27, 2014
Auto Care Association Complaints Get Attention

BETHESDA, MD – October 27, 2014 -- Echoing the long-standing contention by the Auto Care Association that automakers mislead consumers into wrongfully believing that serving their vehicles outside dealerships might void warranties, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., has assailed the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) about its lack of urgency in clarifying its interpretation of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act.

Trade Associations Insist that FTC Take Action Against Kia

Posted by Auto Care News on May 28, 2014
BETHESDA, MD – May 27, 2014 -- The Auto Care Association, Automotive Oil Change Association, Service Station Dealers of America and Tire Industry Association joined forces to call on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to take immediate action to have Kia withdraw a technical bulletin warning consumers not to use non-OEM filters, which is clearly a violation of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act (MMWA).