Category: News & Press

Wyoming ‘Crash Parts’ Legislation Stalls in House

February 12th, 2019 by

ASA thanks Collision Repairers for speaking in opposition to SF0095 WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 12, 2019) – A bill deemed harmful to collision repairers and consumers has stalled in the Wyoming House of Representatives. Opposed by ASA and collision shops in Wyoming, the “crash parts” bill – SF0095 – had been on a fast track after

Aftermarket Crash Parts Legislation On Fast Track in Wyoming Legislature

January 31st, 2019 by

ASA encourages Wyoming collision shops to contact state legislators in opposition to SF0095 WASHINGTON, D.C. Jan. 31, 2019 – The Wyoming legislature is considering legislation that would negatively impact collision repairers and consumers relative to aftermarket crash parts. The legislation, SF0095, has passed the Wyoming state senate and is now being reviewed by the Wyoming

ASA Supports New Hampshire OE Repair Procedure Legislation

January 31st, 2019 by

ASA Submits Comments for Recent Hearing WASHINGTON, D.C. Jan. 30, 2019 – The New Hampshire House of Representatives Committee on Commerce and Consumer Affairs held a hearing on House Bill 664, which addresses the issue of original equipment manufacturer (OEM) repair procedures. ASA supports this legislation. A number of states are considering OEM repair procedure

ASA Partners with Kukui to Enable Shops to Build Competitive Websites

January 23rd, 2019 by

Agreement opens door to impressive cost savings for ASA members NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, Jan. 23, 2019 – The Automotive Service Association has joined forces with Kukui as its latest Sponsored Benefit Provider. ASA Sponsored Benefit Provider companies provide special-priced member services and products to ASA members to help offset their everyday business costs. Kukui provides businesses

Missouri Anti-Safety Inspection Bill Reintroduced

January 18th, 2019 by

Legislation seeks to repeal state vehicle safety inspection program. WASHINGTON, D.C. Jan. 18, 2019 – Once again, legislation was introduced in the Missouri Legislature that seeks to repeal the state’s vehicle safety inspection program. State Rep. J. Eggleston, assistant floor leader of the House, introduced House Bill (HB) 451. Eggleston introduced similar legislation last session

Automaker Trade Associations Release Policy Statement Calling for All Collision Repairs to Follow OEM Repair Procedures

January 17th, 2019 by

(WASHINGTON – January 16, 2019) Auto industry trade groups representing virtually all automakers selling cars and light duty trucks in the United States released a policy position statement today underscoring the importance of all post-collision vehicle repairs being conducted in accordance with the repair procedures issued by the vehicle’s original equipment manufacturer (OEM).The statement, released

‘Save the Date’ for ASA’s 2019 Annual Business Meeting & Conference

January 17th, 2019 by

Mark your calendar and get ready for some Southern hospitality, boot kickin’ advanced training and sweet as tea connections. NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, Jan. 17, 2019 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) is excited to announce the dates of its 2019 Annual Business Meeting & Conference. This year’s Annual Meeting will take place in ASA’s

ASA Partners with Chevron to Provide Savings on Motor Oils, Lubricants for Shops

January 10th, 2019 by

Partnership provides tremendous opportunity for ASA members. NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, Jan. 9, 2019 – The Automotive Service Association has joined forces with Chevron, as its latest Sponsored Benefit Provider. Sponsored Benefit Provider companies of ASA provide special member services and products to member-shops to help offset their everyday business costs. Chevron national’s program paves the way

ASA Appoints Ray Fisher to Serve as Executive Director

December 13th, 2018 by

Well-recognized industry leader tapped to lead organization during crucial time of change. NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, Dec. 13, 2018 – ASA has a new leader. Ray Fisher, executive director of ASA’s Michigan affiliate, has been selected to head the Automotive Service Association as its executive director/president, beginning Jan. 2, 2019. Fisher, AMAM, replaces Dan Risley,

AutoInc. Going ‘Fully Digital’ in January

December 13th, 2018 by

New digital product allows greater flexibility to publish more content. NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, Dec. 13, 2018 – Beginning Jan. 2, AutoInc. magazine is going fully digital. The official publication of the Automotive Service Association will no longer have a print edition. ASA leaders made the decision after weighing many factors. “We are both excited