Important updates from the Auto Care Association leadership team and Board of Directors.



  • October 23, 2023

    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 Vegas, Nev.

  • September 26, 2023

    The Sustainability Committee's Inaugural Meeting During Spring Leadership Days

    Auto Care Association’s Sustainability Committee held its inaugural meeting during Spring Leadership Days at 2023 Connect in Orlando, Fla. The meeting left attendees buzzing with excitement and optimism as industry volunteer leaders, including a diverse range of companies representing manufacturing, distribution, retail and vehicle service and repair segments, gathered to share ideas, insights, priorities and strategies. It was a truly remarkable display of collaboration and teamwork with participants recognizing the need for collective action to address the environmental challenges facing our industry.

  • January 3, 2023

    New Shop Toolkit: Serving Aftermarket Service Centers and Your Skilled Technicians

    The Auto Care Association is committed to providing aftermarket service centers and their skilled technicians with the best and latest industry information and resources available. Shops provide essential services to keep the nation's 288 million vehicles on the road safer, longer, through affordable and convenient repair options. Explore our new service center toolkit to find exclusive benefits for your shop.

  • April 29, 2022

    President’s Message: Spring is a season for new growth, new life, and new opportunities.

    As the cherry blossoms remerge along the tidal basin in Washington, there is also new life springing forward on Capitol Hill. The Right to Repair seeds our industry’s advocacy efforts sowed back in 2012 are finally beginning to sprout in Congress.

  • March 31, 2022

    Congratulations 2021 AWDA Award Winners

    During their 2021 AWDA Reception at AAPEX in Las Vegas, the Aftermarket Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) recognized the recipients of its annual AWDA Industry Awards.

  • February 15, 2022

    President’s Message: Preserving Today, Protecting Tomorrow

    The myth of “it will slow down after AAPEX” continues to perpetuate within our industry and I hope that all of you are keeping up. As we begin our third year of challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic...

  • February 14, 2022

    Auto Care Association Urges USTR to Adopt Comprehensive 301 Exclusion Process

    The Auto Care Association is urging U.S. Trade Representative, Ambassador Tai, to establish a comprehensive exclusion process and to broaden the scope of products eligible for Section 301 tariff exclusions.

  • January 14, 2022

    Auto Care Submits Comments to OSHA Regarding Impact of COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate on its Members

    On Jan. 13, the United States Supreme Court issued a stay on implementation of the COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that was promulgated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on Nov. 5, 2021.

  • November 22, 2021

    How Does the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Impact the Aftermarket?

    President Biden has signed into law the “Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act” (“IIJA”), otherwise referred to as the “bipartisan infrastructure bill”. This 1,000+ page bill has been on the front page of every major newspaper, but what is the significance for the aftermarket industry and what comes next?

  • September 29, 2021

    An important message from the Auto Care Board of Directors

    In the last 20 months as we have worked through the pandemic, your association has been hard at work tackling the issues that matter to you most. The benefits of having the Auto Care Association to speak on behalf of the industry have never been more apparent. Now is the time when you need your auto care association—and your auto care association needs you!