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The University of the Aftermarket will present its annual “Aftermarket 101” program at Federal-Mogul headquarters in Southfield, Mich., June 10-11, 2014. The program is specifically created for new employees in the automotive or heavy-duty aftermarket and will provide a better understanding of the industry, its structure and trends. Typical attendees have less than one year in the industry and represent a diverse range of job functions and companies.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 10:53
Leesburg, Va.—The Women’s Industry Network (WIN) announced this year’s winners of the 2014 WIN Scholarship Program.  The newly expanded program is made possible by the generous support of WIN sponsors and by special events including the Scholarship Walk, held annually at the...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 10:50
Leesburg, Va.—The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) announced its new E-learning program, “Introduction to Automobile Service” (IAS). Delivered exclusively online and consisting of four e-learning training modules and a separate quiz, the program focuses...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 10:46
Lisle, Ill.—Nearly 250 local business, civic, educational, elected officials and industry executives celebrated the grand opening of Universal Technical Institute’s new campus in Lisle during a festive evening ceremony, which included tours of the 187,000-square-foot facility. UTI is...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 10:26
Seattle, Wash.—The Spring 2014 General Meeting of the National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF), hosted by the Automotive Service Association (ASA) Northwest Chapter, was held recently in advance of the chapter’s annual Automotive Training Expo (ATE) at the Double Tree Hotel in...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 00:11
MotoSKILL offers ‘Pass or Don’t Pay Guarantee’ on ASE Test Prep MotoSKILL Shop Tech Training, a comprehensive training program with more than 180 hours of online video courses for automotive technicians and service writers, is now offering a “Pass or Don’t Pay...
Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 11:17
NACAT Education Foundation New Automotive Teacher Award: An award presented annually to support attendance at a NACAT Conference in the US or Canada for a New Automotive Teacher (within the first five years of teaching). The award will provide NACAT Conference registration fees and $1000 toward...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 16:17
The popularity of J-2534 issues in the National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF) Service Information Requests (SIR) helpline calls and social media discussions drew the attention of NASTF volunteers. They have made this topic No. 1 for the March 20 NASTF Spring 2014 General Meeting at the...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 16:11
St. Paul, Minn.—In 2013, 3M Automotive Aftermarket donated $250,000 to programs that helped returning military veterans, and honored some 25 veterans who are currently working in auto body repair shops. This year, 3M Automotive Aftermarket will expand the Hire Our Heroes program to continue...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 16:04
Denver – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed legislation authorizing community colleges to offer four-year degrees in career and technical fields.  Twenty-one other states now offer four-year degrees at community colleges similar to the degrees in this legislation.   The...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 15:56
Brea, Calif.—The International Automotive Technicians Network (iATN) is now offering a new program that allows automotive instructors to activate iATN’s premium access membership features for their school’s current students and automotive instructors. With the program, instructors...
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