Inside November/December Issue:

ASA Continues to Push for Small-Business Tax Reform

Attends Its Second White House Meeting to Discuss the Issues. Congressional leaders and the administration are working diligently to bring much needed federal tax reform to the small business community. A small team of House and Senate leaders and White House officials that included Gary Cohn, director of the National Economic Council (NEC), have been […]

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Finding the information resources necessary for collision repairers to perform a proper repair takes research.

So … What’s the answer? Repairing vehicles today requires research and specific information, no matter how much experience a repair technician has or how many tools a shop owns. To repair a vehicle according to the safety standards it was originally built with, the repair technician needs access to the OEM repair information, which may […]

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Confront the Tech Revolution

Vital advice for new technicians and shop owners on navigating the maze of training resources. Whether you’re a new technician entering the automotive world, or you know someone who is – perhaps you’ve just hired one or two – it’s critical to understand one thing: Your education is never finished! “The future belongs to those […]

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Secrets of a Succession Plan

Creating one requires flexibility and patience. So start your decision-making process now — before you’re forced to. EDITOR’S NOTE: This is Part Two of a two-part series on Succession Planning. Part One appeared in the September-October issue. Family businesses are the backbone of America. About 95 percent of all businesses in America are family or […]

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The Winners Are . . .

Learn the secrets for creating a winning website from these savvy shops. Having a website that sells takes planning and precise execution. And one primary piece of advice that came up often in AutoInc.’s informative 2016 tutorial on website startups and re-dos, titled “Extreme Makeover,” was that you have to know your market. Which means […]

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Official Notification of Candidates for the ASA National Board of Directors In accordance with the bylaws of the Automotive Service Association (ASA), this announcement shall serve as official notice of the slate of candidates for one position of general director and one position of Mechanical Division director. This announcement is not a ballot, but a […]

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AutoInc. magazine, published monthly, is the informational authority for ASA members and the automotive industry nationwide. Its purpose is to enhance the professionalism of these members through management, technical and legislative articles, researched and written with the highest regard for accuracy, quality and integrity.

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