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By Levy Joffrion
Register Now for Linder Conference
Aug. 15 is the deadline for registering for Linder Technical Services' 10th annual "Networking" Conference.
The Conference will be held Sept. 7-9 in Indianapolis. Approximately 15 hours of technical training classes will be offered, along with a trade show. To register, or for more information, visit www.lindertech.com/conf-07.htm.
Aug. 10 Deadline for Online Survey
Aug. 10 is the deadline for completing AutoInc.'s 2007 Readership Survey online. Complete it and you could win a $50 gift card to The Home Depot!
Members of ASA and subscribers to AutoInc. are invited to take the survey, which is located online in the Members Only section of the ASA Web site.
Go to www.ASAshop.org and enter your six-digit member number to enter the Members Only area. Your member number can be found on the mailing label of this issue of AutoInc. (right above your name). Upon entering the Members Only area, you will see a link to the "AutoInc. Readership Survey."
Subscribers to AutoInc. should contact Karin White at karinw@ASAshop.org or (800) 272-7467, ext. 252, for a direct link to the online readership survey.
The winner of the $50 gift card to The Home Depot will be featured in an upcoming issue of AutoInc.
Service Repair Solutions Acquires iATN
Service Repair Solutions Inc. (SRS) has announced its acquisition of the International Automotive Technicians' Network Inc. (iATN) - the largest online network of automotive repair professionals in the world.
"We are very pleased to welcome iATN to our family," said Les Silver, SRS president and CEO.
iATN will continue to operate as an independent subsidiary, under the direction of Brent Black, with no planned changes to staff or policies.
Black, president of iATN, said: "We are confident that joining SRS will provide the long-term stability, support and resources necessary for our unique community. I look forward to continuing to grow and improve our service to both our members and to the industry overall."
Number of E85 Stations Increasing
The number of E85 (ethanol) refueling locations across the United States now exceeds 1,200, according to the National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition.
Last year at this time, the number of E85 sites across the United States was less than 750 facilities.
AutoZone Opens 4,000th Store
AutoZone Inc., a leading distributor of auto parts and accessories, has announced the opening of its 4,000th store.
The milestone store is in Houston.
AutoZone opened its first store in Forrest City, Ark., July 4, 1979. It now has stores in all 48 contiguous states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Mexico.
AutoZone is an ASA benefit provider.
ASA Member on Board of AskPatty.com
Kim Walker, an ASA member, is on the advisory board of AskPatty.com, which offers automotive advice for women.
Walker and her husband, Brian, own Peak Automotive in Apex and Raleigh, N.C.
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