National Association News

The Auto Care Association applauds the Senate Commerce Committee for including a vehicle data access and control amendment in the “American Vision for Safer Transportation through Advancement of Revolutionary Technologies” (AV START) Act (S 1885). 

The Auto Care Association submitted comments Oct. 2 urging the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to relist Alibaba and its family of e-commerce platforms, including Taobao and AliExpress, as notorious markets that facilitate the sale of counterfeit auto parts. 

The Women’s Industry Network (WIN) is excited to announce the kick-off of the annual #ALLIN4WIN Membership Drive on Oct. 1. 

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CREF Announces New Board of Trustees Members

The Collision Repair Education Foundation announced the appointment of four new members to its Board of Trustees.

The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) has released the newest SCRS Education Committee video featuring the first of three presentations on resistance welding.


The Washington Metropolitan Auto Body Association (WMABA) took a break from active meetings over the summer, but is excited to announce that it will be expanding its membership territory to include West Virginia, and will also be launching a Facebook group. 

The Auto Care Association has announced the 2017 recipients of its Impact Award: Four for the Future, which annually honors four aftermarket professionals, age 40 or younger, who have made remarkable contributions within the auto care industry. 

The Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) announced the fall schedule of career fairs that will bring high school and college collision repair and auto service students together with industry employers. 

Bill Hanvey, president and CEO, Auto Care Association, delivered a keynote presentation at the National PRONTO Association’s shareholders meeting in National Harbor, MD.

The Collision Industry Foundation (CIF) announced Sept. 13 that its current relief efforts to Hurricane Harvey victims would be extended to Hurricane Irma victims as well.  

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