The Auto Care Association says vehicle manufacturers’ new privacy principles do not provide consumers with adequate control of their car’s data, a failure that will likely prevent independent service providers from accessing the diagnostic data of their customers’ vehicles.
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is urging the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to take action against carmakers’ misleading warranty tactics, a position that echoes a long-standing contention of the Auto Care Association (ACA).
The Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) announced three new opportunities for companies in the remanufacturing industry to grow their business at AAPEX 2014 with the new “Remanufacturing Experience at AAPEX.”
The Latin Auto Parts Expo and Auto Care Association reports that they are jointly donating $10,000 dollars to Ninos de Cristal (Crystal Children Foundation) a Panamanian charitable institution that cares for children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta -- a genetic bone disorder characterized by fragile bones that break easily. It is also known as "brittle bone disease."
The Auto Care Association (ACA) announced that on June 24, 2014, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued Cargo System Messaging Service (CSMS) #14-000365 providing the trade community with procedures for potential West Coast trade disruptions related to labor contract disputes. The procedures are available here.
The University of the Aftermarket hosted 50 motor vehicle aftermarket professionals at its annual “Aftermarket 101” program in Southfield, Mich., June 10-11.
Of the more than 812,000 automotive technicians working in the United States, 22 outstanding individuals have qualified for the prestigious 2014 World Class Technician Award. The Auto Care Association and National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) work together to recognize these professional technicians who have tested and obtained ASE certification in 22 specialty areas during the 2013 test administrated by ASE.
The 2013 Automotive Aftermarket Parts Exposition, also known as AAPEX, ended on Thursday, Nov. 7, in Las Vegas, Nev.
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