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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Cardone’s Service Guide is Really a Solution Guide

CARDONE Industries, an ASA corporate member, published its 2016 service dealer guide, “Solutions from the Bench.” It is full of new products and installation-tip videos that the company promises “make technicians’ lives easier.” The guide features a mix of more than 90 new and remanufactured product lines and a video gallery that features five short […]

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How to Save Money and Increase Profits

ASA Offers savings4members Program ASA has partnered with BizUnite since 2010 to offer cost savings as an added benefit of membership. ASA’s relationship with BizUnite will now be referred to as savings4members, a program designed to help combat rising operational costs by saving time and money on the products and services you use every day. […]

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Chairman’s Club

Help grow your association and raise the professionalism of your industry! The Automotive Service Association is excited to announce the revival of our successful, grassroots member-recruitment program, designed to reward ASA’s most enthusiastic recruiters – our members. No one can express the value of an ASA membership better than you! You can join the ASA […]

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