HDDA: Heavy Duty, a community of the Auto Care Association, will introduce new member-focused features to this year’s Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2019, taking place Jan. 28-31 at the Mirage in Las Vegas.
The trend of buying aftermarket products online is increasing at a growth rate of three times more than the total aftermarket (excluding tires and accessories), and the auto care industry must adapt and evolve in order to win on the online superhighway.
The Auto Care Association is officially unveiling its Secure Vehicle Interface (SVI) at the upcoming Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), with live demonstrations of the new standardized technical design for providing secure access to in-vehicle networks by both vehicle owners and aftermarket service providers.
Attendees at this year's AAPEX can view the Secure Vehicle Interface (SVI), which provides for secure and standardized access to the In-Vehicle Networks (IVN) for access to operational, maintenance and driver behavioral data by the automotive aftermarket and vehicle owners.
A June U.S. Supreme Court ruling that states can require online retailers to collect sales tax on purchases made by residents of their state, even if the retailer doesn’t have a physical presence in the state, upends decades of tax-free e-commerce and, according to brick-and-mortar retailers, levels the retail playing field.
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