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The Price of Chinese Tariffs on the Automotive Aftermarket

The Auto Care Association took its turn in testifying and submitting comments about the effect of President Donald Trump's Chinese tariffs. Among the points made: "The price increases for repairs due to the tariffs are hitting low- and middle-income consumers the hardest."

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Auto Care Association Leader Educates Consumers on Vehicle Data

The New York Times is conducting an ongoing examination of privacy and data, and Bill Hanvey, CEO and president of the Auto Care Association, wrote about the data collected by a modern vehicle. It's about much more than the frequency of oil changes. "Your car knows when you gain weight."

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Former President Bush Will Speak at AAPEX

Former President George W. Bush will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) Grand Opening Keynote Session on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Blog

American Companies May Be Hurt by BATs (Border Adjustment Taxes)

There is a potential game-changing proposal under consideration in Congress that would set the business community on its ear. According to multiple sources, the proposal would disallow U.S. companies from deducting the cost of the products they import from their taxes.

Joe Register's automotive career began with Montgomery Ward Automotive in Chicago, where he worked from 1973 to 1990.
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40-Year Industry Veteran to Lead Association's Telematics Initiative

Joe Register will lead the Auto Care Association's vehicle telematics initiative as its director of emerging technologies. Register has 40 years of experience delivering progressive information system solutions to companies in every channel of the automotive aftermarket, including the design and implementation of entire enterprise systems.

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Forecast: U.S. Automotive Aftermarket Will Grow 3.7% Through 2019

The U.S. automotive aftermarket is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.7% through 2019, according to the “2016 Joint Channel Forecast Model” produced jointly by the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) and the Auto Care Association.

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Trade Mission to Peru Draws 8 Companies

Eight companies joined the Auto Care Association on a trade mission to Lima, Peru, the first in a series of trade missions that will be organized as part of the Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) award from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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