Category: Press Releases

U.S. House Subcommittees Hold Hearing on Connected Devices

November 18th, 2016 by

Panel Continues Series on Emerging Technologies WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 18, 2016 – On Nov. 16, the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology along with the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade, held a joint hearing titled, “Understanding the Role of Connected Devices in Recent Cyber Attacks.” The hearing addressed

U.S. House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Self-Driving Cars

November 16th, 2016 by

Hearing Part of a Series on Emerging Technologies WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 16, 2016 – Yesterday, the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade held a hearing titled, “Disrupter Series: Self-Driving Cars.” The hearing is the latest in a series that is examining the effects of federal policy on emerging technologies.

ASA Hosts Automotive Safety Webinar Program

October 3rd, 2016 by

Panelists Address Current Methods of Improving Vehicle Safety and Supporting PMVI WASHINGTON, D.C., October 3, 2016 – On Sept. 27, 2016, the Automotive Service Association (ASA) held a webinar on periodic motor vehicle safety inspection (PMVI) programs and new safety technologies. During the webinar, participants heard from: Doug Campbell, president, Automotive Safety Council, a leading organization

ASA to Host Webinar on Automotive Safety Inspections, New Safety Technologies

September 16th, 2016 by

Webinar to Address Importance of Programs to Consumers and the Industry WASHINGTON, D.C., September 16, 2016 – On Sept. 27, the Automotive Service Association (ASA) will hold a webinar on periodic motor vehicle safety inspection programs and new safety technologies. The webinar will include presentations from: Doug Campbell, president, Automotive Safety Council, a leading organization in automotive

Pennsylvania Bill Incorporates Recall Checks into Safety Inspections

September 13th, 2016 by

ASA Supports PA H.B. 2297 WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 13, 2016 – Pennsylvania House Bill (HB) 2297, introduced by state Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-153, would require state vehicle safety inspections to include a review of any potential safety recalls using the vehicle’s VIN number and notify the owner or driver of the vehicle if the vehicle

NHTSA Publishes Proposed Rule on Recall Notification

September 9th, 2016 by

Public Asked to Comment on Proposed Rule WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 9, 2016 – Last week, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), released a proposed rule that would require manufacturers to notify consumers of outstanding recalls by electronic means in addition to first-class mail. By not specifying the exact method of notification, the rule allows

ASA to Host Webinar on Automotive Safety Inspections, New Safety Technologies

September 1st, 2016 by

Registration Open for Sept. 27 Webinar. WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 1, 2016 – On Sept. 27, the Automotive Service Association (ASA) will hold a webinar on periodic motor vehicle safety inspection (PMVI) programs and new safety technologies. The webinar will highlight the value of these programs and how they continue to protect consumers, providing important information for shop

ASA Prepares for Third Annual Safety Inspection Forum

August 23rd, 2016 by

Program to Feature State and Federal Vehicle Safety Experts WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 23, 2016 – On Oct. 19, 2016, the Automotive Service Association (ASA), and ASA-Texas will host its third annual safety inspection forum in Houston. The Forum’s mission is to raise awareness about the importance of periodic vehicle inspection programs to motorist’s safety and

ASA and the Auto Alliance Host Third Technology and Telematics Forum at NACE | CARS

August 19th, 2016 by

Industry Experts Discuss the Future of Automotive Repair WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 19, 2016 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (The Alliance) hosted the third Technology and Telematics Forum (TTF) last week in Anaheim, Calif. Telematics refers to the connected car and, eventually, the autonomous vehicle that’s not far away. From the

Listen to ASA’s Recent Webinar on Telematics Policy

July 29th, 2016 by

Full Program Available Online WASHINGTON, D.C., July 29, 2016 – On Wednesday, the Automotive Service Association (ASA) held a webinar on the current state of telematics and new technology policy. During the webinar, participants heard from representatives of the aftermarket and the original equipment manufacturers, including Donny Seyfer, AAM, chairman of ASA and co-owner of Seyfer Automotive