Early-bird registration for the Automotive Service Association (ASA) of Arizona’s Tech Day & Cookout ends Aug. 30. Before Aug. 30, the cost is $245 for class, handouts, lunch and the cookout. After Aug. 30, the cost is $295.
After several years of providing independent repairers access to a Web-based advocacy program at the federal and state levels, the Automotive Service Association (ASA) has researched online advocacy programs and remodeled its legislative and regulatory website, www.TakingTheHill.com.
The Automotive Service Association (ASA) and Autoshop Solutions Inc. have jointly launched a major redesign of the ASA website, www.asashop.org.
The Automotive Service Association (ASA) and its board of directors report the organization has been victimized by theft committed by a former employee. The authorities have been contacted, and they are taking action to hold that person accountable for the crimes committed, according to the ASA.
Dan Risley has been named interim executive director of the Automotive Service Association (ASA).
Maine state Rep. Bernard L.A. Ayotte has introduced House Bill 539, a Right to Repair measure. The Maine bill requires motor vehicle manufacturers to make available to vehicle owners and independent motor vehicle repair facilities diagnostic and repair information and equipment at no more than fair market value and in a way that does not unfairly favor the manufacturers’ dealers and authorized repair facilities.
Elections for the 2013 Automotive Service Association (ASA) national board of directors are now open, and all regular members in good standing with ASA are eligible to vote for one position of general director.
The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet recently held a hearing on the Promoting Automotive Repair, Trade and Sales (PARTS) Act, H.R. 3889.
Reflecting the need for real-time and relevant website visitor information and assistance, the Automotive Service Association (ASA) recently unveiled a new Help section as part of its website, www.ASAshop.org.
The mayor’s office in the city of Houston, Texas, released new changes to the proposed ordinance to regulate the automotive repair and collision industry.
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