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ASA shop owners join task force to fight preventable warranty

Editor’s note: The AASA Warranty Task Force convened a joint meeting with ASA shop owner members during NACE/CARS. The following are excerpts of details and initiatives discussed, as presented by Bill Hanvey, AASA vice president, programs and member services.

 

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 00:11
Colleyville, Texas—Following a successful NACE/CARS Conference & Expo in July, the Automotive Service Association (ASA) announced the event will once again be held in Detroit, July 23-25. The ASA Board and management considered feedback from attendees, exhibitors, and other industry...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 00:11
Madison, Ind.—Chief Automotive Technologies has redesigned its website to make it easier for collision repair professionals to find the equipment and information they need to properly repair modern vehicles. The new chiefautomotive.com features distinct – but easily accessible –...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 00:11
Prosser, Wash.—The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) launched their first iteration of the Repairer Driven Education (RDE) series at the SEMA Show in 2010, and with annual adjustments to the format and content it has become one of the most comprehensive programs of collision...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 00:11
Chicago—CCC Information Services announced that O’Reilly Automotive has signed on to join the CCC TRUE Parts Network, an electronic automotive parts quoting and eProcurement network that  connects auto parts suppliers with CCC’s customer base of collision repairers. O’...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 00:11
Colleyville, Texas—As the ASA Collision Division Operations Committee continues its focus on refinish issues and its effects on collision repair facilities, it held a press conference in September to specifically address the issue of blend within a panel/zone refinish. Dan Risley, ASA’s...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 00:11
Glen Mills, Pa.–Dr. Jingguo Shen, senior chemist at Axalta Coating Systems, presented research from an international collaboration on coating film formation at the 248th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting and Exposition in San Francisco.  Shen’s team includes world-...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 00:11
Diamond Bar, Calif.—In 2013, sales of automotive specialty-equipment products reached $33 billion — a 6.7-percent increase over the previous year, according to the 2014 SEMA Annual Market Report. The figure represents the fourth consecutive year of growth. “The report indicates...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 00:11
Poway, Calif.—The latest release of the Mitchell 1 Manager™ SE shop management software includes an integrated tire catalog from American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD), along with other enhancements implemented in response to user feedback. “Adding a tire catalog to our shop...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 00:11
Recognized for Leadership in the Automotive Aftermarket and Remanufacturing Industries ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Michael Cardone Jr., owner and chief strategy officer, CARDONE Industries, was presented the prestigious Triangle Award, the highest honor awarded by the Motor & Equipment...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 00:11
Editor’s note: The AASA Warranty Task Force convened a joint meeting with ASA shop owner members during NACE/CARS. The following are excerpts of details and initiatives discussed, as presented by Bill Hanvey, AASA vice president, programs and member services.   Detroit—The cost of...
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