September 26, 2023
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!