Free use of diagnostic tools available for Recycled Rides shop participants from asTech

Oak Creek, Wis.—The National Auto Body Council has announced that asTech, a new member partner, has agreed to provide at no charge an inventory of asTech devices for NABC’s signature Recycled Rides program.

Devices from asTech will be made available to repair facilities participating in approved NABC Recycled Rides events. NABC member shops who request the asTech device as part of the Recycled Rides repair process will also have access to ASE Certified Master Technicians who will perform pre- and post-diagnostic scans using OEM factory scan tools at no charge.

“We believe the addition of this service will be a great benefit to our members, our participating shops and most importantly the recipients of NABC Recycled Ride vehicles. Many of our participating Recycled Rides shops have a diagnostic process in place. For those members who do not have access to OEM factory scan tools this is a great option,” said Bill Garoutte, NABC president and CEO.

“At asTech, we are in the business of protecting lives. We know the NABC shares this same passion for their members, their customers, and the communities we all live in. We’re proud to be a member partner of the NABC and are excited about the good work we’ll do together,” said Dan Young, asTech vice president of sales and marketing.

The NABC Recycled Rides™ program is an industry-wide program in which repair facilities, insurers, car rental, salvage and other collision industry companies team up to repair and donate safe, reliable transportation to deserving recipients. Since its inception in 2007, the program is quickly approaching 2,000 giftings. In 2018, the Recycled Rides program is averaging one gifting per day.

Repair facilities interested in accessing asTech devices for Recycled Rides should contact Dan Young at

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