Kukui Adds DVI to All-In-One Success Platform

Want to improve the way you communicate with your customers, during and between visits to your shop? Check out Kukui Corp.’s new addition to its All-in-One Success Platform: the Kukui DVI. Designed to offer full transparency into the repair process for the motorist, the product provides updates on the repair of their vehicle with technician […]

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The Winners Are . . .

Learn the secrets for creating a winning website from these savvy shops. Having a website that sells takes planning and precise execution. And one primary piece of advice that came up often in AutoInc.’s informative 2016 tutorial on website startups and re-dos, titled “Extreme Makeover,” was that you have to know your market. Which means […]

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The Surest Bet in Vegas

Meet the entire auto industry, from widgets to gadgets and the people who make and repair them. Attend the premier automotive service repair event of the year, taking place Nov. 2-4 at CARS@AAPEX. Back in Las Vegas at the Sands Convention Center, this CARS event is the result of ASA responding to the most challenging […]

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27th Annual Shop Management Software Guide

These Are the Tools You Need to Succeed Make your search for solutions easier and more efficient. Just as staying on top of new-vehicle technology is a must in today’s automotive service industry, shop owners in particular have to stay on top of advancements in shop management software to better serve their customers. Modern integrated […]

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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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