Category: News & Press

ASA Publishes Article on ‘Market vs. Need’

October 31st, 2013 by

Download free copy at www.ASAshop.org > Tools & Resources COLLEYVILLE, TEXAS, Oct. 31, 2013 – Members of the Automotive Service Association’s Collision Division Operations Committee have written an article about “Market vs. Need” that discusses auto body repair costs in relationship to insurer pay. The article was co-authored by Scott Benavidez, AAM, and April Hernandez,

Exciting Changes for NACE, CARS

October 18th, 2013 by

New partnerships, strategies announced as event wraps LAS VEGAS, Oct. 18, 2013 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) is excited to announce a successful week at ASRW 2013 in Las Vegas. Highlights of this year’s event include the robust conference program with more than 100 hours of management education and technical training, the largest MSO

FCSD, ASA Forge New Relationship

October 11th, 2013 by

ASA Corporate Membership Provides New Opportunities COLLEYVILLE, TEXAS, Oct. 11, 2013 – Ford Customer Service Division (FCSD) is the Automotive Service Association’s (ASA) newest corporate member – a recently introduced membership category that provides industry-leading companies an opportunity to strengthen their ties with ASA and its leaders in the collision and mechanical repair industry. “To

BASF Joins ASA as Newest Corporate Member

October 10th, 2013 by

COLLEYVILLE, TEXAS, Oct. 9, 2013 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) is pleased to announce BASF is its newest corporate member. This new level of membership provides industry-leading companies an opportunity to strengthen the ties between ASA and its leaders in the collision and mechanical repair industry. “BASF is excited about the changes at ASA.

ASA Asks State Officials to Review State Farm’s Mandatory Parts Procurement Program

October 1st, 2013 by

Attorneys General, Insurance Regulators Should Review Consumer, Small-Business Impact WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 1, 2013 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) has sent letters to state insurance regulators and state attorneys general regarding State Farm’s nationwide rollout of changes in its direct repair program, “Select Service.” The letter requests that state regulators review State Farm’s mandate

AudaExplore Joins ASA as Newest ‘Corporate’ Member

October 1st, 2013 by

COLLEYVILLE, TEXAS, Oct. 1, 2013 – The Automotive Service Association is pleased to announce AudaExplore’s new corporate membership with ASA. Corporate membership provides an opportunity for companies to expand their relationships with ASA and its leaders in the collision and mechanical repair segment of the industry. “We’re honored to welcome AudaExplore as an ASA corporate

U.S. Department of Energy Announces Plans for 38 New Advanced Transportation Technology Projects

September 5th, 2013 by

Projects Include New Body Material, Welding, Battery, Lubricant Technologies WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 4, 2013 – The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced it will spend more than $45 million for 38 new projects that will research and develop vehicle technologies to improve fuel efficiency, lower transportation costs and protect the environment. According to U.S. Department

ASA Announces New Digital Edition of AUTOINC. Magazine

September 4th, 2013 by

Provides more convenient access, interactivity for members, subscribers COLLEYVILLE, TEXAS, Sept. 4, 2013 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) is now publishing a digital edition of AutoInc. magazine, the official publication of ASA. The first digital edition (August 2013 issue) is now available through the ASA and AutoInc. websites. Visit www.ASAshop.org and click on “AutoInc.”