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Manassas, VA – The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) announced today that in response to the recent announcement from NSF International that effective September 30, 2019 NSF will exit the Automotive Parts Certification business, ARA is taking immediate steps to mitigate the impact this will...
MEMA will present an informational webinar to address the product exclusions application process for the Section 301 tariffs on imports from China under the third tranche (a.k.a. List 3, valued at $200 billion). David R. Hamill, partner, will present the webinar, scheduled for 2-3:30 p.m. EDT on...
BETHESDA, Md. and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- The U.S. automotive aftermarket reached total sales of $297 billion in 2018, exceeding the projected growth rate by nearly $1 billion, according to the 2019 Joint Channel Forecast Model produced by the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (...
Auto Care Association’s Demand Index provides automotive aftermarket insight into product line market trends.
Bethesda, Md.—The Auto Care Association announced the release of its new Demand Index, developed to enable auto care industry companies to view product category performance trends detailing the monthly demand of automotive aftermarket product lines in the U.S. The data can offer unique insight into...
Dallas—A recent ATMC Training Benchmarks Survey has provided insights to technician training and age demographics. The results were a highlight of the ASE Training Managers Council (ATMC) 45th annual conference recently in Dallas. With more than 4,500 responses from working service personnel, the...
Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD) will be celebrated this year on July 12. At the request of SEMA, this holiday has been marked each year since 2010 by a U.S. Congressional Resolution recognizing that the “collection and restoration of historic and classic cars is an important part of...
BETHESDA, Md. – June 18, 2019 – Auto Care Association President and CEO Bill Hanvey testified earlier today before the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) in Washington, D.C. on the latest proposed fourth Section 301 tariff list on imports from China. Hanvey voiced our support for the Trump...
BETHESDA, Md. – June 18, 2019 – The Auto Care Association today announced the release of its new Demand Index, developed to enable auto care industry companies to view product category performance trends detailing the monthly demand of automotive aftermarket product lines in the U.S. This data can...
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- Alan Chakra, managing director, Deloitte Digital, Deloitte Consulting LLP, will explore future technology and automotive trends that may alter how vehicles are serviced in his keynote presentation, “Future: IoT and Everything Digital,” at the 2019 Technology...
June 11, 2019--All motor vehicle parts suppliers with operations in North America are encouraged to attend an important briefing with the United States Trade Representative staff to review the details of the new North American trade deal on Monday, June 24 in Greenville, S.C. The event will be held...

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