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2024 YANG Mentorship Launched
YANG launched its 2024 YANG Mentorship Program now in its second year! We had an astounding level of interest with 74 mentees and 14 volunteer mentors in the program! The program will open back up in …
Career Advice From YANG Chair
YANG Chair shares top tips for the under-40 crowd in the automotive aftermarket industry.
2023 YANG at APPEX Recap
YANG held its largest regional meet-up, the 2023 YANG Reception, at AAPEX on Oct. 31, 2023 as part of the Auto Care Association's Industry Week in Las Vegas, Nev. We had a great turnout of nearly 300 registered …
YANG Sponsorship Opportunities
YANG is focused on developing the next generation of Aftermarket leaders. Our annual YANG corporate sponsorship opportunities are available year-round!
YANG at Capitol Hill
YANG voices were present throughout the Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C. this past September.
Antidumping and Countervailing Petition on Aluminum Extrusions
On Nov. 17, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) released its preliminary findings and announced the continuation of its antidumping (AD) and countervailing (CVD) final phase investigation …
Global Vehicle Aftermarket Tops $2 Trillion in 2022
The global vehicle aftermarket is estimated at $2.33 trillion for 2022: $1.87 trillion for light duty vehicles, $461.5 billion for medium/heavy duty vehicles. The top 30 countries account for $2.10 trillion …
E-Commerce Trends – Strengthening Sales and Reducing Shrink
Automotive products ranked 13th in terms of sales volume on Amazon, and tallied $12.8 billion of sales on Amazon for the 12 months ending October 14. As we approach the end-of-year holidays, we look at …
Highlighting the 2022 Woman of the Year Recipient: Megan Dineff
Learn more about Megan Dineff, Women in Auto Care's 2022 Women of the Year in this interview.
2022 ACE Award Winner Questionaire
Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper are excited to be bringing more than 2,000 technicians, shop owners and warehouse distributors to the 2022 Aftermarket Jackpot Convention during the AAPEX show in Las …
Meet-A-Staffer: Tomell Harbison
My goal is to continue to learn more about the meetings and events industry and to one day have a senior leadership role within the Auto Care Association. Also, to spear head Connect and/or AAPEX …
Meet-A-Staffer: Jessica Chen
Most recently I worked at Schaeffler Group in South Carolina. Before that I stayed home with our two kiddos for 10 years, worked from home as a medical transcriptionist, then worked at the middle school …