Yang (Young Auto Care Network Group)

The auto care industry’s dynamic and vibrant under-40 set finds its home with the Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG). YANG provides young auto care professionals in their twenties and thirties the opportunity to network with industry peers, enhance knowledge and improve leadership capabilities. Read more.

Babcox Media and Auto Care Association Partner on Industry Job Board

The Auto Care Association and Babcox Media announce a new partnership to support a single industry-wide job board, www.autocarecareers.org, recently created by the association as part of its Job and Career Development Program. “The auto care industry employs 4.2 million people and is constantly seeking qualified individuals to join the more than 500,000 businesses throughout the […]

WAIA Announces New Partnership – Effective October 1, 2015

Washington Automotive Industry Association (WAIA) is excited to announce a new partnership with Premera Blue Cross as its exclusive medical carrier. All groups requesting a quote will receive a renewal offer guaranteed for 12-months from October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016. This new partnership will offer current and future WAIA groups competitively priced medical […]

Attract Young People with the New Auto Careers Website

The Auto Care Association has launched a new auto care careers website, www.autocarecareers.org, to educate young people about, and attract them to, careers in the auto care industry. The website has resources and information highlighting the variety of professional positions, fast growth potential and dynamic career paths available in the auto care industry. Highlights of […]

FOCUS THIS WEEK: Repair Outlets Changing Brands for Foreign Vehicles

 “Service Stations and Garages for which foreign vehicles comprise 40% to 75% of their business (higher foreign-percentage outlets are classified by Lang Marketing as Foreign Specialists) purchase different brands of key products over one-third of the time for foreign vehicles versus brands they use to repair domestic cars and light trucks.” “This is an acceleration […]

EPA Announces New List of Acceptable Substitutes for Air Conditioning and Propellants

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a notice expanding the list of acceptable substitutes for ozone depleting substances under their Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP). The substitutes are for use in several different sectors including bus and passenger train air conditioning. The majority of the acceptability decisions find substitutes acceptable as alternatives to the […]

“Consumer Reports” Study Reinforces Need for Right to Repair Act

Higher Level of Satisfaction with Independent Repair Shops than New Car Dealerships BETHESDA, MD – May 12, 2010 – According to the June 2010 issue of Consumer Reports, more Americans (74 percent) are very satisfied with independent repair shops for vehicle repairs than new car dealers (59 percent). To ensure that car owners can continue […]