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Voting Now Open for 2015 National Elections

The candidate profiles on the following pages comprise the official ballot for the 2015 elections for the Automotive Service Association (ASA) national board of directors. All regular members in good standing with ASA are eligible to vote for one position of general director, and collision members may vote for the one position of ASA collision […]

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New ASA Affiliate Holds First Meeting

ASA-Indiana/Evansville Is 14th Affiliate The Automotive Service Association (ASA) has announced a new affiliate: ASA-Indiana/Evansville. Its inaugural meeting was held Dec. 9, 2014. Dan Risley, president of ASA, spoke at ASA-Indiana/Evansville’s first meeting. More than 55 people attended the meeting, including students and instructors from a vocational school. In addition to instructors, nine Ivy Tech […]

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How to Save Money and Increase Profits

(Hint: It starts with the ASA Marketplace.) ASA.bizunite.com The ASA Marketplace brings you a variety of savings and special offers on products and services exclusively for ASA member-shops. Why Use the Marketplace? The ASA Marketplace provides convenient, one-stop shopping for ASA’s entire member benefits portfolio. Along with some of ASA’s most popular savings through AutoZone, Alldata, […]

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Generationally Speaking – January/February 2015

See what makes us different … and the same! In this issue of “Generationally Speaking,” meet Bob Wills, owner of Wills Auto Service in Battle Creek, Mich., and John Teachout, technician. Wills serves as director of the Mechanical Division Operations Committee. Robert “Bob” WillsBaby Boomer What is one piece of advice your parents gave you […]

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Voting Open for ASA Directors

Elections for the 2015 Automotive Service Association national board of directors are being held now through the end of February. All regular members in good standing with ASA are eligible to vote for one position of general director and one position of Collision Division director. Only Collision Division members may vote for a director of […]

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How’s Your Business? 2014

A Report of ASA Member-Shops in 2014 Welcome to the 2014 “How’s Your Business?” survey report! Using the most current figures available from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2012, the number of general automotive repair locations was 79,760 with 323,674 employees. The number of collision repair locations (not including dealership body shop […]

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ASA/AASA Host Vehicle Safety Inspection Forum

Participants emphasize importance of inspection to vehicle safety. The Automotive Service Associa­­­tion (ASA), ASA-PA and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) – the light vehicle aftermarket division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) – hosted the Vehicle Safety Inspection and Mainte­nance Forum in East Norriton, Pa., last month. ASA for many years hosted […]

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Our Affiliates – December 2014

To give our affiliates an opportunity to showcase their activities and promote membership, each quarter in AutoInc. we will be profiling different affiliates. ASA-Arizona ASA-Michigan ASA-Northwest If you are a prospective member in these affiliated areas, be sure to read up on all of the great opportunities available to you in your backyard. Remember: You […]

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Put the ASA Marketplace to Work for You!

Save on Products, Services You’re Already Using Save Approximately $420 per Year on ALLDATA Repair ALLDATA and ASA are committed to the advancement of the automotive service industry by supporting professionals like you. The collaborative program offers ASA members the highest quality products and services to help their businesses maximize customer satisfaction, sales, technical efficiency […]

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