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Equipment and Tool Institute Announces Position Statement on Pre- and Post-Repair System Scanning

This is an important concern for collision repair providers as the need for affordable access to the tools that are essential to perform safe, complete and accurate repairs is extremely important, says ETI.

The Equipment and Tool Institute Sets Its Eyes on the Future with a New Strategic Planning Process

The ETI board of directors and staff teamed up with the Baker Strategy Group in an intensive one-day strategic planning session to develop a roadmap for the institute.

Several States Declare April As ‘Car Care Month’

Several governors across the country have declared April as Car Care Month in their respective states, urging their residents to be car care aware and perform the service necessary to ensure their vehicles are operating in a safe, efficient and clean manner.

NASTF Meeting Tackles OEM And Aftermarket Topics Of Today, Tomorrow

The NASTF meeting, held twice annually at locations where technicians gather, is a studio event broadcast internationally on the association’s YouTube channel and is available there as a recorded event for future viewing.

New NACE/CARS Website Is Live; Hotel Reservations Open For Detroit Event

Now in its 32nd year, NACE/CARS 2014 will feature numerous opportunities for technical training, business education, demonstrations, networking and technology showcases for stakeholders, owners, managers and technicians in the collision and service repair industries.

American Petroleum Institute’s Motor Oil Matters Website Receives Virtual Tune-Up

The American Petroleum Institute unveiled its newly refurbished website for the Motor Oil Matters (MOM) program, featuring a completely redesigned interface intended to offer improved functionality and an overall enhanced user experience.

Registration Opens For ‘Power Up’ 2014 WIN Educational Conference

Registration for the 2014 Women’s Industry Network (WIN) Educational Conference is now open. This year’s Power Up! event is scheduled for May 5-7 at the Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, Calif.

ASA Board Of Directors Installed, New Initiatives Discussed During Annual Business Meeting In Kansas

The Automotive Service Association (ASA) held its annual business meeting March 6 at the Sheraton Overland Park near Kansas City, Kan. The event included an open meeting of the board of directors, a swearing-in ceremony of the new board, and a reception for ASA members in attendance immediately following the meeting.

Registration Brochure For GAAS 2014 In Chicago Is Now Available

The registration brochure for the 2014 Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS), “Connected,” is now available at the organization’s website. GAAS 2014 will take place May 20-21 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill.

Alliance Of Automobile Manufacturers And ASA Announce Inaugural OEM Technology & Innovation Expo

Leaders of the Automotive Service Association (ASA) last week joined representatives from the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Alliance) to announce an exciting new addition to the upcoming NACE/CARS 2014 shows sponsored by ASA. The announcement was made at ASA-Midwest’s Vision Hi-Tech Training and Expo event in suburban Kansas City.

Top 10 Repair Websites Selected by Magazine

Judges use set guidelines and a scoring sheet to evaluate specific features of each site uniformly. Qualifying websites were evaluated on nine criteria.

Car Care Council Women’s Board To Award Record Amount For 2014 Scholarship Program

The Car Care Council Women’s Board (WB) raised more than $4,500 in its silent auction during the 2014 Women’s Board winter meeting, held Feb. 4-5 at the Renaissance Charleston in Charleston, S.C. Items for the auction were donated by WB associate companies and aftermarket supporters, and all proceeds will go to the WB scholarship fund, allowing the WB to award a record number of scholarships in 2014.