Public hearings set for proposed NAAQ ground-level ozone standards. On Nov. 25, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed new regulations designed to strengthen the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAAQ) for ground-level ozone. According to the EPA, the proposed updates will “improve public health protection, particularly for children, the elderly, and people of […]
To have a meaningful discussion regarding how a shop should be layed out, let’s get one thing established: The purpose of a shop is to provide the best possible setting for producing revenue. The numbers I am about to mention are all made up, but we gotta start somewhere. Let’s assume an average billed hour […]
An update from some of the leading paint companies on the latest technology and innovations. Cars are changing. So is the paint that covers them. What’s new? For the answer to that question, AutoInc. reached out to the paint companies and to ASA-member shops that specialize in collision repair. And it zeroed in on waterborne […]
Discover what separates shops that have staying power from those that fall by the wayside. It was a cold and windy October day in 1908 when Henry Ford’s first Model T rolled off the assembly line in Dearborn, Mich. Not long after that, those Model Ts could be seen rolling down dusty roads all across […]
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