Category: News & Press

ASA Releases Updates to ‘Not-Included Operations’ Charts

March 27th, 2018 by

Available free to the industry on ASA website NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas, March 27, 2018 — The Automotive Service Association (ASA) has released the latest updates to its “Not-Included Operations” charts. The resources are available for free to the industry and designed to ensure collision repairers consider all of the possible operations when they write

U.S. Senate Passes Dodd-Frank Reform Bill

March 19th, 2018 by

Federal Insurance Office Preserved WASHINGTON, D.C., March 19, 2018 – On March 14, the U.S. Senate passed S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, which is a wide-ranging bank deregulation bill that would scale back key parts of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law. The bill passed by a vote of 67-31. While

Industry Experts Offer Sessions on Service Excellence and Building Decision Makers at ASA’s Annual Business Meeting

March 7th, 2018 by

Training Sessions Will Feature Bob Greenwood and Maylon Newton NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas, March 8, 2018 — The Automotive Service Association (ASA) has announced its lineup of instructors for the Friday, May 4, training sessions at the 2018 Annual Business Meeting. Scheduled for May 2-4, at the luxurious Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort

Missouri House Considers Anti-Vehicle Safety Inspection Legislation

February 12th, 2018 by

ASA Calls for Opposition to HB 1444 WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 12, 2018 – On Feb. 7, the Missouri House Transportation Committee held a hearing to address House Bill (HB) 1444. HB 1444 would repeal Missouri’s vehicle safety inspection program. During the hearing, proponents of HB 1444 cited consumer expense and overall inconvenience as justification for

Registration Now Open for ASA’s Annual Meeting, Conference

February 8th, 2018 by

Register by March 2 and save $50! NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas, Feb. 8, 2018 — The Automotive Service Association (ASA) has opened online registration for its 2018 Annual Business Meeting, which will be held May 2-5 at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort Hotel in Orlando. All ASA members are invited to attend

Anti-Safety Inspection Legislation Introduced in West Virginia, New Hampshire

January 26th, 2018 by

ASA Calls for Members to Oppose the Bills WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 26, 2018 – West Virginia Sen. Robert Karnes, R-11, recently introduced Senate Bill (SB) 90. If enacted, this legislation would repeal West Virginia’s vehicle safety inspection program, which requires an annual inspection. In New Hampshire, Rep. Glen Dickey, R-Hillsborough-05, introduced House Bill (HB) 1328

ASA Announces Dates, Locations for 2018 Annual Business Meeting & Conference

January 18th, 2018 by

Orlando Event Promises Magical Memories NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas, Jan. 18, 2018 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) will hold its next Annual Meeting & Conference May 2-6 at the Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort Hotel in Orlando, Fla. The event promises to be a four-day immersion in everything ASA, mixing special automotive repair

Anti-Safety Inspection Legislation Introduced in Missouri

January 12th, 2018 by

ASA Calls for Members to Oppose the Bill WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 12, 2018 – Missouri Rep. J. Eggleston, R-2, recently introduced House Bill (HB) 1444. If enacted, this legislation would repeal Missouri’s vehicle safety inspection program. In 2015, ASA hosted a safety inspection forum in St. Louis to draw attention to the importance of vehicle

Bosch, ASA Partner for Advanced Collision & Diagnostic Training Webinar Series

January 3rd, 2018 by

ASA kicks off Webinar Wednesdays with high-tech content. WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 3, 2018 – ASA and Bosch will collaborate on a new diagnostics training series in 2018, covering major repair topics facing collision and mechanical shops. The series will cover diagnostic tool selection, pre/post scanning, module reprogramming, advanced driver-assist systems (ADAS) recalibration and more. Each