Category: News & Press

Collision Repairers, Automakers to Discuss 2019 Policy Initiatives During Press Conference

August 2nd, 2018 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. Aug.2, 2018 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers will hold a media event at the upcoming NACE Automechanika 2018 Show in Atlanta, Ga. WHAT: Automotive Service Association and Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers will discuss the upcoming 2019 legislative session as it relates to collision repair. WHEN: Wednesday,

ASA Partners with Podium to Enable Shops to Text Customers Directly Through Easy Interface

July 25th, 2018 by

Members get preferred pricing on digital tools to help improve customer interactions through texting. NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, July 25, 2018 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) announced today that it has joined forces with Podium as its latest Sponsored Benefit Provider. ASA Sponsored Benefit Provider companies provide specially-priced member services and products to ASA

ASA Seeks Applications for Executive Director

July 13th, 2018 by

Deadline for applications: Oct. 1, 2018 VIEW JOB ANNOUNCEMENT   NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas, July 13, 2018 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) is seeking a new executive director. Between now and Oct. 1, 2018, ASA is inviting interested and qualified candidates to submit their applications to lead the 67-year-old association. Roy Schnepper, ASA chairman

ASA President Resigns to Pursue Opportunity in Home State

June 29th, 2018 by

Interim COO appointed; search will soon begin for new executive director. SEE VIDEO ANNOUNCEMENT NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas, June 29, 2018 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) announced that ASA President and Executive Director Dan Risley will be resigning effective July 13. Risley has accepted a position with CCC Information Services Inc. in his home

AutoInc. Seeks Submissions for Top 10 Websites Contest

June 25th, 2018 by

Contest is now open! Submit entries by Aug. 1. NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas, June 25, 2018 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) and its official publication, AutoInc. magazine, are inviting all current ASA members to enter the magazine’s annual Top 10 Websites Contest. Member-shops can show off their hard-working sites to peers, letting them see

ASA National Announces Exciting Changes for ASA Midwest

June 15th, 2018 by

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, June 15, 2018 – ASA National today announced changes to its regional affiliate ASA-Midwest. ASA-Midwest, which is comprised of six states (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Arkansas and Oklahoma), will be restructured. Arkansas and Oklahoma will no longer be part of ASA Midwest. In addition, ASA-Midwest’s members will realize a reduction in

Congressional Steps to Dismantle Federal Insurance Office Continue

June 12th, 2018 by

ASA asks Congress to Protect FIO’s Authority NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, June 12, 2018 – The U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Financial Services passed a series of six bills designed to reduce federal regulations. One of the bills, HR 3861, Federal Insurance Office Reform Act of 2017, introduced last year was part of the

ASA Announces New 2018 Board of Directors

May 29th, 2018 by

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, May 30, 2018 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) announced changes to its Board of Directors following its Annual Business Meeting May-2-4 at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Hotel and Resort in Orlando, Fla. ASA Chairman Roy Schnepper, AAM, Butler’s Collision, Roseville, Mich., who is serving the second year

Federal Insurance Office Survives Dodd-Frank Reform

May 23rd, 2018 by

ASA Acknowledges U.S. Senate Banking Committee for Saving FIO WASHINGTON, D.C., May 23, 2018 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) made the establishment of the Federal Insurance Office (FIO) its top priority during Congress’ consideration of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in 2010. Despite significant opposition, FIO did become part of