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ASA Facebook Group: Connect with the best!

Join other ASA shop owners/managers in discussions of business management topics designed to help you run a more successful shop. This new ASA online forum will provide you with opportunities to exchange ideas, best practices and learn from one another…

Real Savings, Real Profits & Real Easy

Wonder where all the good deals went? They’re still right here, at ASA.savings4members.com. All the vendors you see listed on these pages represent your ticket to exclusive discounts on products and services you use every day.  That’s because ASA partners…

AutoInc. 'Going Fully Digital' in 2019

Sixty-seven years ago, ASA printed the first issue of what is now AutoInc. magazine. Beginning in 2019, the magazine will no longer have a print edition. Instead, the magazine – and the same outstanding content – will be offered on…

Send Us Your Photos, Videos!

We’d love to feature you and your shops! When you have a successful event, a shop expansion, a fantastic employee, a new addition to your family or find yourself experiencing the coolest vacation, please send our way. Don’t be shy!…

Briefs: 8 Auto Service Center scholarships awarded

Eight students from across the U.S. have been awarded Auto Service Center scholarships, the National Pronto Association recently announced. Winners included Mariana Armstrong of Gainesville, Fla.; Emily and Robert Blaettner of Boerne, Texas; Anna Christians of Sheldon, Iowa; Giovanni Colatruglio…

Record-high average age for cars in U.S.

The average age of domestic nameplate cars in the U.S. reached 14.4 years in January 2018 – the 27th straight year for an increase, according to the Lang Aftermarket iReport. That’s 2.2 years higher in average age than 10 years…

New membership services specialist named at ASA

A new membership services specialist recently joined ASA’s team. Yolanda Rivera, who took over the position on May 14, comes to ASA after spending years in banking, as an administrative assistant and as a recruiter. Rivera served as an assistant…

AMi announces new board of trustees

AMi’s 2018-2019 Board of Trustees began their terms at the close of the business meeting. Sheri Hamilton, AMAM, ASA-Midwest, Kansas City, Mo., was re-elected as chair; Darrell Amberson, AMAM, LaMettry’s Collision Inc., Minneapolis, Minn., re-elected as vice chair; Rex Dunn,…

New 'member benefit' from ASA

To provide better membership value, ASA is hosting a series of webinars on the third Wednesday of each month. The first ones, January-May, were jointly sponsored by Bosch. The live version of the webinar series is free, but the recorded…

New content manager named for ASA

ASA has a new content manager. Doug Myers, an experienced journalist, comes to ASA from KTXS Television in Abilene, Texas, where he served as Digital Media Manager for the past six years. He is responsible for managing content for AutoInc.…

Two new members join ASA’s board

ASA welcomed two new members to its board of directors at its 2018 Annual Business Meeting & Conference, which took place May 2-4 at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Hotel and Resort. Newly elected to the ASA board…

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