Category: News & Press

ASA-Massachusetts/Rhode Island is ASA’s Newest Affiliate

July 17th, 2017 by

New affiliate fills membership need in Northeast NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas, July 17, 2017 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) is excited to announce a new affiliate to its organization: ASA-Massachusetts/Rhode Island (ASA-MA/RI). The Affiliate’s executive director will be Stephen Regan. Regan has been involved in the collision and mechanical repair community since 1999. He

ASA Announces ‘Magical’ Destination for 2018 Annual Meeting

July 10th, 2017 by

Save the Date for A Delightful Disney Adventure NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, July 10, 2017 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) is thrilled to announce the location of our 2018 Annual Business Meeting & Conference. To support the board of directors’ and staff’s desire to re-establish this event as a can’t-miss opportunity for members and

FTC and NHTSA Hold Joint Workshop on Connected Cars

July 5th, 2017 by

Program Focuses on Privacy and Security Issues WASHINGTON, D.C., July 5, 2017 – Today, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) co-hosted a workshop on connected and automated vehicles. The program included panel discussions on connected vehicles, cybersecurity and individual privacy, which consisted of various stakeholder experts including the

ASA Leaders Discuss Tax Policy at White House Meeting

June 20th, 2017 by

Talk Highlights Small Business Tax Relief WASHINGTON, D.C., June 20, 2017 – On June 14, ASA board member Bob Wills and Washington, D.C., Representative Bob Redding joined with other automotive industry leaders at the Automobile Industry Tax Reform Listening Session at the White House. Gary Cohn, director of the National Economic Council, spoke to the

ASA Leaders Talk Cybersecurity on Capitol Hill

June 19th, 2017 by

Discussed Future Collaboration on Cyber Issues WASHINGTON, D.C., June 19, 2017 – As part of the annual Washington, D.C., visit, ASA’s mechanical leadership met with key staff and industry leaders to discuss cybersecurity and privacy issues on Wednesday. Attendees met with representatives from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S. House Committee

ASA Mechanical Leaders Discuss Connected Cars on Capitol Hill

June 16th, 2017 by

Meetings Include Committee Roundtables on New Vehicle Technologies WASHINGTON, D.C., June 16, 2017 – Members of ASA’s Mechanical Operations Committee met with top committees on Capitol Hill this week to discuss the future of connected cars and autonomous vehicles. Attendees held discussions with senior staff from the U.S. House on Energy and Commerce, House Committee

Ohio Budget Amendment Would Remove Consumer Protections

June 2nd, 2017 by

Amendment Exempts Insurers from Providing Non-OEM Parts Notic WASHINGTON, D.C., June 2, 2017 – An amendment proposed for the Ohio budget legislation would exempt insurers from providing notice to customers when non-OEM parts are used in a repair. If enacted, the repair shop would be held responsible for notifying the customer. As most auto insurers’ policies

AutoInc. Seeks Submissions for Top 10 Websites Contest

June 2nd, 2017 by

Contest is now open! Submit entries by Aug. 1. NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas, June 5, 2017 – 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. They can show off their hard-working sites to peers, letting them see