Category: News & Press

ASA Mechanical Leadership Holds Capitol Hill Meetings to Discuss Vehicle Safety

June 3rd, 2014 by

Leaders emphasize success of state PMVI programs WASHINGTON, D.C., June 3, 2014 – On May 29, Automotive Service Association (ASA) mechanical division leaders traveled to Capitol Hill to meet with key members of Congress and their staff to discuss the importance of periodic motor vehicle inspections (PMVI). ASA’s members recounted personal stories from their home

ASA Mechanical Division Meets with NHTSA Administrator

June 2nd, 2014 by

ASA leaders discuss vehicle safety inspection WASHINGTON, D.C., June 2, 2014 – On May 29, 2014, a group of ASA’s mechanical division leadership met with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) acting administrator to discuss the importance of vehicle safety inspection, as well as advancements in vehicle technology. During the meeting, David Friedman, NHTSA

U.S. House Financial Services Committee Holds Hearing on Bill to Protect Small Business Interests

May 28th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 28, 2014 – On May 21, the Housing and Insurance Subcommittee of the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing titled, “Legislative Proposals to Improve Transparency and Accountability at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).” During this hearing, the subcommittee addressed H.R. 4383, a bill sponsored by Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-N.C.) that

House Bill Allows Military Families to Keep Auto Insurance When Moving Across State Lines

May 27th, 2014 by

Royce Legislation Recognizes Need for Federal Regulation of Auto Insurance Industry WASHINGTON, D.C., May 27, 2014 – U.S. Rep. Edward Royce (R-Calif.) introduced H.R. 4669, the Servicemembers Insurance Relief Act. This bill would simplify the state-based insurance regulatory system by abolishing the auto insurance change requirement for relocating servicemembers. In December 2013, the U.S. Department

U.S. House Committee Holds Insurance Data Hearing

May 23rd, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 23, 2014 – The Housing and Insurance Subcommittee of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee held a hearing to discuss proposals to reform domestic insurance policy. Included in the hearing agenda was the Insurance Data Protection Act, Rep. Steve Stiver’s (R-Ohio) bill to modify the authority of the Federal Insurance Office and

U.S. Senate EPW Committee Approves Six-Year Transportation Bill

May 21st, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 21, 2014 – The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee unanimously approved S. 2322, a bill to reauthorize federal-aid highway and highway safety construction programs for the next six years at current funding with adjustments for inflation. Specifically, S. 2322 will maintain the core highway program structure from MAP-21, including

ASA, Identifix Renew Member Benefit Program

April 21st, 2014 by

ASA members enjoy lower pricing for repair information COLLEYVILLE, TEXAS, April 21, 2014 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) and Identifix Inc.® recently renewed an agreement that allows ASA members to access Direct-Hit® at a reduced cost. The web-based automotive repair information service is available to ASA members for only $144 per month. In addition,

NESSARA Joins ASA as ‘Supporting Association’ Member

April 14th, 2014 by

COLLEYVILLE, TEXAS, April 14, 2014 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) welcomes the New England Service Station & Auto Repair Association (NESSARA) as its newest “supporting association” member. ASA launched this membership category earlier this year to encourage unity among industry groups as they address common issues. “NESSARA is excited to become a supporting association