Media Coverage

the-hill Auto industry groups, lawmakers urge Trump administration to avoid tariffs on auto imports
The Auto Care Association was listed in this Hill article as one of the several groups signing a letter addressed to President Trump expressing their concern over the administration’s recently implemented tariffs on imported automobiles, auto parts, steel and aluminum, and how the tariffs will negatively impact the auto care industry
wsj Attack of the Killer Audis
The Auto Care Association’s economic study on potential auto care industry job loss, which was included in comments submitted to the Department of Commerce regarding the Trump administration’s Section 232 national security investigation on imported automobiles and parts, was cited in this Wall Street Journal opinion piece written by the new outlet’s Editorial Board.
nj You need to get your car fixed. Where can you get the most for your money - dealer or repair shop?
The Auto Care Association’s 2019 Auto Care Factbook was cited in this article examining the differences between getting your car services at a car dealership versus an independent repair shop. The article referenced the association’s research on the amount of money Americans spent on repairing and servicing their vehicles in 2017.
bloomberg Trump’s Tariffs Will Make Fixing Your Car More Expensive
The Auto Care Association, along with several of the association’s member companies, were quoted in this Bloomberg article describing the negative impact the Trump administration’s tariffs on imported auto parts, steel and aluminum are having on the auto care industry.
examiner Examining Infrastructure: A panel discussion on regional infrastructure issues and improvements
Auto Care Association President and CEO Bill Hanvey participated in the Washington Examiner’s “Examining Infrastructure” panel discussion, which featured opening remarks from Senator James Inhofe, R-Okla. regarding the composition and prospects for a successful infrastructure bill during the current Congress, including options for funding infrastructure projects.
cbs-news Classic car collectors brace for a Trump auto tariffs crash
The Auto Care Association’s comments filed with the Department of Commerce regarding the Trump administration’s Section 232 national security investigation on imported automobiles and parts were linked to and cited in this CBS News article about the potential negative impact tariffs will have on the auto care industry.
forbes What The Supreme Court's Internet Sales Tax Ruling Says About The State Of Retail
The Auto Care Association joined the National Retail Federation (NRF) in March in a brief supporting the South Dakota case on internet sales tax collection. The Auto Care Association applauded the Supreme Court’s decision to permit states to collect sales tax on purchases of products made over the internet.
reuters U.S. tariffs may raise cost of insurance, parts, drive up auto thefts
The Auto Care Association submitted comments to the Department of Commerce about an economic study it conducted, which estimated that the cost of car ownership would increase by more than $700 per year per household should the Trump administration’s tariffs on imported auto parts, aluminum and steel be imposed.
miami-herald-web Hialeah-based Company: New Tariffs Putting Our ‘Families at Risk of Financial Ruin’
Auto Care Association member, Kevin Feig, Foreign Parts Distributors, discussed in an interview with the Miami Herald the negative impact his family’s company is seeing due to tariffs on imports. Feig explained that the tariffs would likely affect more than 90 percent of the aftermarket auto parts his company sells.
politico 'It’s a significant shift in our thinking': Business takes fresh look at Democrats
The Auto Care Association’s Aaron Lowe, senior vice president, government affairs, was quoted in this POLITICO article discussing the association’s current assessment on how it will potentially focus its spending on members of committees that oversee trade in the wake of the Trump administration’s imposed tariffs on imported auto parts.