Blog Tag: “Auto Care Association”

  • The Right to Repair Movement Gains Global Momentum

    AAPEX Live 2022 Coverage

    Right to Repair is a universal issue across multiple industries and is gaining global momentum. The success of the ballot initiative in Massachusetts is only the first step in the battle to ensure repair shops have access to diagnostic and repair data while consumers… READ MORE  

  • BEST. AAPEX. EVER.

    Best. AAPEX. Ever. You are going to hear that a lot this week. And I know what you’re thinking: “They have to say that,” “They say that every year," “Why is this the best one?” But … bear with me for a minute. This IS going to be the Best. AAPEX. Ever. – and here’s why – 

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  • YANG Reception to Make Big Splash

    AAPEX Live 2022 Coverage

    The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG), an under-40 community of the Auto Care Association, will host its largest meet-up event of the year, the YANG Networking Reception, on Tuesday, Nov. 1, in Las Vegas. The reception will take place during the 2022 Automotive… READ MORE  

  • What to expect at this years AAPEX with Bill Hanvey and Paul McCarthy

    the countdown to AAPEX 2022 begins

    AAPEX 2022 is less than a week away, so to prime the pump, Auto Care Association President & CEO Bill Hanvey and AASA President and CEO Paul McCarthy, co-owners of the AAPEX show, sit down with Babcox Media CEO Bill Babcox to… READ MORE  

  • AWDA Marks 75 Years Not with Diamonds, But with Stars in Las Vegas

    The stars will be out in full force in just a few weeks amid the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas – but these stars are not from Hollywood, not even from the small screen or the silver screen, but these stars are the ones who have delivered on the promise to keep America moving through a two-year stretch nobody will ever forget.  READ MORE  
  • Top Questions to Ask About Your Catalog Content Plan for 2023

    The author, filmmaker and keynote speaker Greg S. Reid is quoted as saying: A dream written down with a date becomes a goal. A goal broken down into steps becomes a plan. A plan backed by action makes your dreams come true. READ MORE  
  • Responsible Manufacturing: The Backbone of a Strong Circular Economy and Aftermarket Suppliers

    The automotive aftermarket is a great industry — one that has been around since the advent of the automobile. It’s safe to say that the first aftermarket part was likely installed on the first working automobile moments after the early end of its first test drive. That’s what our industry does. We supply the parts, technologies and services that help people keep their vehicles on the road, every day, after their vehicles are first made. READ MORE  
  • Emerging Vehicle Technologies Show No Sign of Slowing

    The rate of technological expansion can be hard to wrap your head around – a number of attempts to quantify this trend simply return charts with steep inclines resembling slopes more extreme than Mount Everest. One thing is for certain – the growth is exponential and there is no sign of it slowing. READ MORE  
  • What’s Age Got to Do With It?

    Age really is just a number in the automotive industry. Age really does affect so much that we do and how we live. We do not like to talk about age because it is taboo, but the reality is that we all age, and we are all getting older and new generations are following.  READ MORE  
  • Business Opportunities in the Global Automotive Aftermarket

    As the auto care industry becomes more borderless, AAPEX increases its presence in the international automotive community by offering and promoting international business opportunities for attendees. READ MORE