Midwest

DEADLINE APPROACHING The 2015 ASA-Midwest Student Scholarship Application Due by Saturday, December 20th

ASA-Midwest will award four (4) $1,000 scholarships
    
Eligibility Requirements:
 
1. Applicant must have earned a minimum 2.0 GPA in high school and, if currently enrolled in college or votech program, must maintain a 2.0 GPA.
 

Monday, December 1, 2014 - 10:30
MISSOURI Wicklunds CARSTAR in Liberty hosted a Military Appreciation Celebration on Tuesday, Nov. 4. The celebration honored the service of active and inactive military members and their families. The event kicked off with a color guard courtesy of the VFW Liberty Memorial Post 4043, 16-year-old...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 10:30
Lincoln, Neb.—Many body shops in the Lincoln area exist, making competition fierce, and it’s quality work and customer service that makes the difference. A few shops go the extra mile for their customers, but Steve Rexroth, owner of Miracle Workers Auto Collision Center, takes it a step...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 10:30
Overland Park, Kan.—Nick Sallas started repairing cars in his parents’ garage as a teenager. After 32 years working in the automotive industry, he continues to rely on many of those valuable lessons he learned back then, and quickly discovered that people appreciate honesty and quality...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Nevada, Iowa.—Durability continues to improve on newer cars, resulting in a number of changes in the aftermarket service and repair world, particularly the machining industry, said Dean Salmons, manager of Midwest Cylinder Head & Machine.  “We went from 100,000 miles when a car...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Wichita rebuilder and installer fine-tunes inventory as applications expand Wichita, Kan.— As with many businesses, what you set out to do is not always where you end up. For Chance Transmissions, it was all race transmissions in the beginning, but co-owner Jeff Long said he rarely sees a...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Raytown, Mo.—Rick Stangl built his business on reputation. Word-of-mouth traveled quickly around South Kansas City, so much so that Stangl turned his weekend wrenching into a full-time job in 1980, opening Rick’s Auto Clinic. He started by working on the cars of family and friends, and...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
KANSAS Avenue Link announced its new automobile loan lead generation solution. Avenue Link is an online marketing company that specializes in the financial services and automotive industries. The company uses a multi-pronged approach of e-mail marketing, pay-per-click advertising and affiliate...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 10:51
Leavenworth, Kan.—From an early age, Eric Vetter had a passion for working on cars. It’s why he opened Vetter’s Collision Repair in 1984, and why he still loves working on cars today. “It is all a lot more than I ever anticipated when I started out,” said Vetter, who...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 23:11
Curt Bacon focuses on quality control, training and equipment investments  Fort Dodge, Iowa—Whether it be from his experience working on an assembly line at the Iowa Beef plant in his home town of Fort Dodge, or working 1,600 feet underground in a Wyoming ash mine, Curt Bacon knows the...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 23:11
Reeds Spring, Mo.—It has been nearly 40 years since Larry Bauer, owner of Kimberling City Tire Co., got his start in the automotive industry, pumping gas at the same shop he would become the owner of just 13 years later. “I started six months out of high school after the business was...
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