Category: News & Press

Registration Still Open: ASA’s Technology & Telematics Forum to Feature Major Automakers, Insurers, the Automotive Aftermarket & Much More

August 15th, 2019 by

Cutting-edge event scheduled for Sept. 12 in Detroit suburb of Troy, Michigan. WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 15, 2019 – Automakers and others are transforming the automotive industry with new vehicle technologies. As motor vehicle technology becomes increasingly sophisticated, it is crucial that automotive repair shops have the latest in vehicle technology trends, data access policy

ASA Photo Contest to Focus on ‘Best Bay Area’

August 2nd, 2019 by

Entries will be accepted through Aug. 31. NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas Aug. 2, 2019 – Have an outstanding “Bay Area” in your shop? We have a contest that you will want to enter. The contest is the second in a series of ASA competitions aimed at bringing positive attention to service and repair shops in

U.S. House Committee Holds Hearing on Car Safety Legislation

July 30th, 2019 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 30, 2019 – The U.S. House of Representative Subcommittee on Consumer Protection & Commerce held a hearing to discuss legislation aimed at improving motor vehicle safety. (To view the “Legislation to Make Cars in America Safer” hearing in its entirety, click HERE.) In a memorandum to the subcommittee, the National Safety

Forum on New Vehicle Technologies Structured for Independent Repair Shops

July 30th, 2019 by

ASA’s Technology & Telematics Forum scheduled for Sept. 12.  WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 29, 2019 – Cutting edge Arizona shop owner Frank Leutz knows the importance of attending meetings like ASA’s upcoming Technology & Telematics Forum. The event is scheduled for Sept. 12 in the Detroit suburb of Troy, Michigan. “In a climate of huge

ASA Urges Approval of New Hampshire OEM Repair Procedure Legislation

July 29th, 2019 by

Repairers asked to contact governor in support of bill. WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 29, 2019 – ASA is asking New Hampshire repairers to contact Gov. Chris Sununu in support of allowing important OEM Repair Procedure legislation to become law. New Hampshire legislators recently approved House Bill 664 and sent it to the governor for his

ASA Joins Important Panel to Discuss ‘Data Access’

July 17th, 2019 by

ASA partnering with Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers to host upcoming Technology & Telematics Forum. WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 17, 2019 – The Automotive Service Association’s (ASA) Washington, D.C. representative Robert Redding recently sat down with Frank Leutz of Desert Car Care of Chandler, Brin Kline of Assured Auto Works, and Carm Capriotto of Remarkable Results

Legislation Threatens to Abolish Federal Insurance Office

July 15th, 2019 by

ASA urges collision shops to contact U.S. House & Senate in opposition. WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 15, 2019 – Bills to abolish the Federal Insurance Office have been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. Title V of the federal Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank)

ASA, Auto Alliance to Host 6th Annual Technology & Telematics Forum

July 8th, 2019 by

Early Bird Registration closes Friday, July 19. WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 8, 2019 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) is partnering with the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers to host the 6th Annual Technology and Telematics Forum Sept. 12, in Troy, Mich. The half-day “What’s Now, What’s New & What’s Next” forum will consist of a

Winners Named in ASA’s ‘Best Waiting Area’ Contest

June 24th, 2019 by

CHECK OUT WINNERS! NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas June 24, 2019 – Three auto repair shows have claimed top honors in ASA’s “Best Waiting Area” contest. CoAuto of Reno, Nev. garnered first place with its “Art Gallery meets Auto Repair” entry. “CoAuto knows how to create a satisfying customer experience, and their waiting room is a

Pennsylvania Emissions Legislation Fast-Tracked in Senate Without Careful Review

June 18th, 2019 by

Shops, consumers encouraged to contact legislators in opposition WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 18, 2019 – Last week, four Republican state senators introduced a quartet of bills aimed at modifying Pennslyvania’s vehicle emissions and maintenance program. ASA strongly opposes the legislation being pushed by Sens. Judith Ward, Elder Vogel, Patrick Stefano and Wayne Langerholc. In a