BETHESDA, Md. — The Auto Care Association (ACA) has formalized its relationship with a Mexico-based civil association that integrates manufacturers, representatives, importers and distributors of spare parts and accessories for automobiles.
ACA President and CEO Bill Hanvey and Alejandro Calderón Bello, president and CEO of the Asociación Nacional de Representantes, Importadores y Distribuidores de Refacciones y Accesorios para Automóviles, A.C. (ARIDRA), officially signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) Nov. 1 at the annual Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas.
The trade groups said the objective of their MOU is for the two parties to work together towards achieving common goals, including:
- Fostering and maintaining an understanding of activities of mutual interest through attendance at trade shows, international delegations and regular communication;
- Promoting international trade and investment between ACA and ARIDRA members; and
- Building awareness of each other's markets through education initiatives.