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Posted 3/12/2006
By Levy Joffrion

ASA's Ultimate Buyers Guide Available

If you have't had a chance to check out the buyers guide, take a few minutes to pop in the CD version that was polybagged with your December issue of AutoInc. Or, visit the online version at www.ASAUltimateBuyersGuide.com.

The guide includes easy-to-use and convenient search options, Web links and access to everything you need to manage your shop. It features products and services specifically for the automotive service industry. Products are placed in categories to allow searches by product, company or geographic location.

ASA OnDemand There for You

Don't forget: You can access association information from your computer offline, and you'll get quick updates when you're connected to the Internet. All you have to do is download the product free of charge at www.ASAOnDemand.com. Once installed, you can access the information through an ASA icon on your computer's desktop. For questions about ASA On Demand, or for download assistance, contact the Marketing and Communications Department at (800) 272-7467, ext. 234.

AMI Credit Available for Estimating Training

Participants completing either the CCC Pathways Estimating Solution New User or Advanced User Training sessions are now eligible to receive up to 14 credits from the Automotive Management Institute (AMI).

The relationship between CCC and AMI marks the first time AMI has given credit for training offered by an estimating software provider. CCC Pathways is the company's flagship estimating solution that integrates auditing, digital imaging, shop management and frame dimensions applications into one solution.

Check www.cccis.com or www.amionline.org for detailed course information and locations.

I-CAR, Volvo Programs Available to Everyone

I-CAR and Volvo have completed initial development of the Volvo-specific training programs, which are part of the Volvo Body and Paint Service Center Certification Program.

Tom McGee, I-CAR president and CEO, said, "We are very proud of the relationship that has been developed between I-CAR and Volvo. The ability for I-CAR to develop and deliver these Volvo-specific training programs not only supports the Volvo Body and Paint Service Center Certification Program, it provides the entire collision industry with access to Volvo-specific training. This access will provide young adults attending career and technical schools or colleges with an added credential when they seek employment in our industry. Just as importantly, it expands OEM training from the dealer to independent repair businesses, to insurers and all other segments of the collision industry. With this relationship, the collision industry is better positioned to provide the Volvo vehicle owner with a complete and safe repair."

Darrell Amberson Restores Truck for All to Enjoy p>This 1919 Dodge Brothers Truck-Builder is shown after being restored by Darrell Amberson, AAM, director of ASA's Collision Division. He could have sold it for a sizable sum. Instead, he has donated it to the Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners, Mich., which will hold it until a Dodge Brothers Museum is built. Now it's on display for the public to enjoy. For the complete story, see the February issue of the Collision Division newsletter at www.asashop.org/newsletters/collision/feb06collision.pdf.

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