Category: News & Press

Anti-Vehicle Safety Inspection Bill Introduced in Louisiana

April 16th, 2019 by

ASA asks Louisiana repairers to contact state legislators in opposition to HB 546. WASHINGTON, D.C. April 16, 2019 – ASA is asking Louisiana repairers and vehicle owners to urge their state representatives to oppose legislation aimed at eliminating that state’s premier vehicle safety inspection program. HB 546 would repeal the requirement that all Louisiana motor vehicles obtain an

Why the HIRE Vets Medallion Award is Good for Business

April 12th, 2019 by

U.S. Department of Labor to Participate in ASA Annual Meeting WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 12, 2019 – Participants in ASA’s upcoming Annual Business Meeting & Conference will get the opportunity to hear from a senior U.S. Department of Labor official about the merits of its agency’s HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program. It is the only federal

New AMi Board of Trustee Appointments Announced

April 8th, 2019 by

ASA chairman thanks former trustees for service & welcomes new ones. NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, April 8, 2019 – In a joint press release with the Automotive Management Institute (AMi), the Automotive Service Association is announcing the newest members of AMi’s Board of Trustees, which it recently approved. AMi’s Board of Trustees will also be holding

ASA Launches New ‘Garage Challenges’ Video Series

March 21st, 2019 by

Arizona shop owner & social media influencer Frank Leutz launches second video in series. NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, March 21, 2019 – ASA is partnering with an auto repair industry leader and social media influencer @urmechanic to produce a series of videos aimed at building an online dialogue to help business owners solve everyday challenges in

ASA Annual Meeting to Feature ‘Something for Everyone’ with Course & Instructor Offerings

March 21st, 2019 by

‘Early bird’ registration special expires this Sunday, March 24 NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, March 21, 2019 – ASA Executive Director Ray Fisher, AMAM, is especially excited about the offerings for shop owners and their staffs at this year’s upcoming ASA Annual Business Meeting & Conference. “There’s something for everyone,” Fisher said. “It will give members and their

ASA Annual Meeting to Feature Important ‘Talent Recruitment & Retention’ Panel Discussion

March 14th, 2019 by

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, March 14, 2019 – Issues surrounding the need for new technical and management talent and the challenges faced from a growing shortage of qualified technicians will be explored during an in-depth discussion at ASA’s Annual Business Meeting & Conference. Scheduled for 1-5 p.m. CT on Wednesday, May 1, the “Talent Recruitment & Retention”

ASA Supports Connecticut OEM Repair Procedure Legislation

March 8th, 2019 by

Comments submitted, amendment suggested during recent hearing WASHINGTON, D.C. March 8, 2019 – ASA supports a proposal in the Connecticut Legislature aimed at addressing Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) repair procedures for collision repairs. But ASA lobbyist Robert L. Redding Jr. has asked the Connecticut Joint Committee on Insurance & Real Estate to amend House Bill

Auto Associations Oppose Missouri Legislation Repealing Vehicle Safety Inspections

February 27th, 2019 by

  Aftermarket Asks State Legislators to Reject House Bill 451 WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 27, 2019 – Automotive industry trade associations have joined to oppose legislation House Bill 451 in Missouri aimed at eliminating that state’s premier vehicle safety inspection program. The Auto Care Association, Automotive Service Association and Tire Industry Association are longtime advocates of

ASA launches new ‘Garage Challenges’ video series

February 22nd, 2019 by

Arizona shop owner & social media guru Frank Leutz to host bi-monthly videos. NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, Feb. 25, 2019 — ASA is partnering with an auto repair industry leader to produce a series of videos aimed at building an online dialogue to help business owners solve everyday challenges in their shops. With Arizona shop owner Frank