ASA News

ASA Welcomes New Affiliate in Pennsylvania

The Automotive Service Association (ASA) board of directors has approved an affiliation agreement naming ASA of PA as its 13th affiliate. “The ASA members in Pennsylvania are a dynamic group of professionals and we couldn’t be more pleased to develop…

ASA Encourages State Farm PartsTrader Action

ASA has been working with independent repairers and their state affiliate associations that have taken an active role in addressing the insurer parts procurement mandates on a state level. ASA anticipates that 2014 will see more legislative activity on parts…

Voting Now Open for 2014 National Elections

The candidates profiled on the following pages comprise the official ballot for the 2014 elections for the Automotive Service Association® (ASA) national board of directors. All regular members in good standing with ASA are eligible to vote for one position…

ASA’s New Scan Tool Matrix Resource Center

See how this new resource will provide a greater knowledge of scan tools. For more than three years, the ASA Mechanical Division Operations Committee has been working with carmakers, some of the brightest technicians in the country, AutoShop Solutions and…

Living the Code

Strong leadership character traits reflect good humor, guilelessness and sincerity. In this last installment of this series, I’ll finish with the last three of the nine principles of effective Character at the Top. The first three outlined the attitude you…

Training, Tooling, Information

Learn three factors to help your shop be as efficient as possible in diagnostics. We expect to complete testing inside of an hour in most cases in my shop. Even for the hard jobs, it is our rule of thumb.…