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Last Chance To Support Car Care Council’s Largest-Ever Vehicle Check-Up Event

The event will be held in conjunction with the 49th Annual Northwood University International Auto Show in Midland, Mich., on Sunday, Oct. 7. The registration deadline is Sept. 18.


BETHESDA, Md. — It’s the last call for sponsors of the Car Care Council’s largest-ever consumer vehicle check-up event, to be held in conjunction with the 49th Annual Northwood University International Auto Show in Midland, Mich. on Sunday, Oct. 7.


“We encourage every aftermarket company to consider participating in our Fall Car Care Month check-up event, from becoming an official sponsor to hosting an educational demonstration on-site or providing giveaway items for attendees. Time is running out, so contact us by Sept. 18 to get involved,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council.

Aftermarket companies interested in having a table and demonstration at the event should contact Jennifer Tio no later than Sept. 18 at [email protected] or (312) 768-7379.

For more information about the vehicle check-up event, contact the Car Care Council at (240) 333-1088.

To learn more about the Northwood International Auto Show, visit

The following companies have committed their support for the council’s car care event:

Gold Sponsors
• Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance
• Belle Tire
• Federal-Mogul
• MAHLE Original Filters
• Motown Automotive
• PlastiKote
• Standard Motor Products (SMP)
• Tenneco Inc.
• Trico

Silver Sponsors
• Four Seasons
• Raybestos Brake & Chassis

Bronze Sponsors
• Advics
• Beck/Arnley
• Mitchell 1
• Schaeffler Group USA Inc.

The vehicle check-up event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7, in the parking lot of Dow High School at the corner of North Saginaw Road and West Main Street, adjacent to the Northwood campus in Midland, Mich.


In addition to free vehicle inspections by local volunteer technicians, aftermarket companies will host education demonstrations showing worn vs. new parts like wiper blades, hoses, belts, tires, brake pads and rotors, and dirty vs. clean engine oil and fluids. Gift bags with Car Care Council literature and giveaways will be given to all attendees.

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