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Top 10 of 2014

Posted by Kathleen Schmatz on January 06, 2015
As the sun sets on 2014, and I reflect on the association’s achievements, I must say this past year has been one of the best, if not the very best ever. The list could go on forever to elaborate on them all, but I’m delighted to highlight 10 key successes.

Bullish on AAPEX

Posted by Kathleen Schmatz on November 20, 2014
While the dust has settled on yet another AAPEX in Las Vegas (my 40th to be exact), the buzz about the show and events surrounding it has not diminished.

Does Our Industry Need Another Event?

Posted by Kathleen Schmatz on May 19, 2014

So, does our industry need or want another trade show?

Three Big Reasons to Attend the 2013 Aftermarket eForum™

Posted by Kathleen Schmatz on February 07, 2013

Kathleen Schmatz is President/CEO of the Auto Care Association. Follow her blog, On the Road with Kathleen for the latest in auto care news. 

Keywords: telematics, events

New Vehicle Technology on Steroids

Posted by Kathleen Schmatz on January 10, 2013
I’ve been reading news reports from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and am just amazed at how much new technology is being unveiled for vehicles this week.