Julie Massaro Takes the Reins for ASA-Colorado

Julie Massaro has been named as the new Executive Director of ASA-Colorado. Julie is an association industry veteran with extensive experience in project management, member recruitment, meeting planning, cost containment, budget management and volunteer leadership. Julie has more than 20 years experience as an executive director or senior executive in private companies, professional associations and […]

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NACE | Automechanika Chicago

Keeping You Ahead of the Changes If there’s one thing everyone in the automotive industry agrees on, it’s that ongoing training is no longer an option in keeping up with changing vehicle technology. If you haven’t already signed up to attend the inaugural NACE | Automechanika Chicago, scheduled for July 26-29, both the ASA Mechanical […]

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TOOLS OF TRADITION

Pay them now or pay yourself later! Believe it or not, it benefits your shop to buy your techs the tools they need. Here’s why. Tradition is often cited as the reason certain processes exist, and, sometimes, the tradition makes sense. Other times, though, learning the reason the tradition started can make you roll on […]

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Another First for Chicago

Windy City hosts a big automotive event in July: NACE | Automechanika, with tons of new technology, training and team spirit. Make plans now to attend the one trade show in 2017 you can’t afford to miss! It’s NACE | Automechanika Chicago, and debuts this summer in the Windy City. A collaboration between the International […]

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Rich White to Retire From Auto Care Association

Rich White, senior vice president of the Auto Care Association (ACA), will retire in June after an 18-year career at the association that includes overseeing marketing and communications, market research, member services, trade shows and education and serving as the executive director of the Car Care Council. White will continue directing the Car Care Council […]

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Background Story on NACE | Automechanika Chicago Detailed

Many members are still buzzing about the collaboration between ASA and Automechanika Chicago to co-produce a professional/trade show in July 2017. In AutoInc. Audio’s In The Trenches interview with Carm Capriotto at autoinc.org/audio/, ASA President and Executive Director Dan Risley discusses the background story of the alliance and gives a special preview of why NACE […]

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Julie Moreno-Blount Anchors Membership Financial Services

In the course of her normally busy day, Julie Moreno-Blount wears a lot of hats at ASA. As the Membership Services Department’s accounts receivables specialist, Moreno-Blount supports and manages a variety of responsibilities that are crucial to successfully maintaining ASA’s membership procedures. Moreno-Blount’s main focus is managing the department’s financial processes as she attends to […]

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Position Yourself to Succeed

If you work in this business you either embrace change or change leaves you behind. You’ve heard, or read, that technology is growing at an alarming pace, and it seems that every time I attend a connected-car event the countdown to autonomous vehicles backs up a couple more years. Yes, the evolution of new technology […]

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How’s Your Business?

AutoInc. asked ASA member-shops to complete a questionnaire about how their businesses were performing through the first six months of 2016. Here are some select figures that represent the highlights of what they told us. This year’s “How’s Your Business?” survey once again provides you with vital information about how you and your peers are […]

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A Special Addition to This Shop’s Family

Greg Buckley, owner of Buckley’s Auto Care in Wilmington, Del., proudly describes his eight-member staff as “all very important to the success of the business.” Building Maintenance Manager Sean Maloney fits right in. For the past four years, Sean has been responsible for keeping Buckley’s service bays clean, customer service/waiting areas inviting and grounds neat […]

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Websites That Work

AutoInc.’s annual Top 10 Websites Contest winners prove once again how ASA-member shops excel. Modern consumers want easy-to-access service information. Does your website live up to their expectations? Check out the winners of AutoInc.’s annual Top 10 Websites Contest on the following pages, and you’ll have a good idea where your site stacks up. Our […]

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Our Affiliates

To give our affiliates an opportunity to showcase their activities and promote membership, each quarter in AutoInc. we will be profiling different affiliates. ASA-Northwest ASA-Michigan ASA-Arizona ASA-Pennsyvania 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: […]

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