Regional Coverage

What: BASF is the presenting sponsor at the Goodguys West Coast Nationals Where: Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, CA When: Saturday, August 24-26 Background:BASF will be the presenting sponsor of the 32nd Goodguys West Coast Nationals in Pleasanton, CA from August 24-26, 2018. BASF will have...
JOPLIN, Mo. – August 13, 2018 – ZAF Energy Systems Inc. (ZAF), a developer of next-generation battery technology, announced today that it has received $300,000, the first installment of a $600,000 investment from Missouri’s Department of Economic Development (DED) fund as part of the state’s...
ASCCA is hosting a Build the Future vocational education fundraiser and career fair on August 21, from 6-9pm. Click here to register.
The ASCCA is very excited about our two special events taking place in conjunction with our September Team Weekend event September 7-9 at Cuyamaca college -- will feature information on the ASCCA Degree Program Sept. 7 from 1-4 p.m., and the Connected Cars Training Sept. 8, from 1-5 p.m. Click the...
Aug. 5 * Coburg Car Classic, downtown Coburg, Ore. Visit www.coburgcars.com. Aug. 8 * Annual Golf Tournament, ASA Northwest, Eagles Pride Golf Course, DuPont, Wash. Visit www.asanorthwest.com, or call 253-473-6970. Aug. 11 * 7th annual Salute to Veterans Car & Motorcycle Show, Washington County...
Wapiti NW Fleet Services Owner John Muonio is pictured with son, Alex, a shop helper at the company.
Vancouver, Wash.—With what he calls a passion for fleet service, John Muonio has developed Wapiti NW Fleet Services into a key player in Clark County and Portland areas since founding the company in 2014. With an AA degree in automotive technology from Mt. Hood Community College in nearby Gresham,...
The overall winner and recipient of the Northwest Green Vehicle of the Year is the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid.
Vancouver, Wash.—A 97-year-old hanger at the Pearson Air Museum on the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site was the headquarters for the 2018 Drive Revolution (DR), an annual event presented by the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA). Automotive journalists from British Columbia,...
Owner Greg Migliore at Greg’s Automotive Service has made fleet work a significant part of his business by dedicating his resources to it.
Hayward, Calif. — With more than half of his shop’s workload derived from fleet repair and maintenance, Owner Greg Migliore at Greg’s Automotive Service is always striving to serve his fleet accounts better. When he opened the business 38 years ago, Migliore saw an opportunity and seized it and now...
Luis Morales (standing) and Troy Parker from SEMA Garage discuss education opportunities and career possibilities with a student.
Pasadena, Calif.— More than 120 students interested in connecting with top automotive aftermarket, engineering, design, machine shop, and welding technology companies got their chance recently at an annual open house and career expo. Pasadena City College’s Engineering & Technology Division and...
Shops can please a fleet manager by listening more and talking less, says ICS Collision Center Owner James Wilson II. (Photos By Monica Barton)
Derby, Kan.—A fleet can be demanding, requiring not only quick, quality repairs but also flexibility and creativity. “It’s like ‘Sales 101’: they say you have two ears and one mouth, and you should use them proportionately,” said James Wilson II, who owns ICS Collision Center with his wife, Tera,...

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