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AASP-MN Annual Meeting and Convention Announced

The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Minnesota (AASP-MN) announced its Annual Meeting and Convention will be held April 12 and 13.

DEG Partners with announced that its Estimate Scrubber portal is now integrated with the Database Enhancement Gateway (DEG).

ASA, Diamond Standard Form Strategic Partnership

The Automotive Service Association (ASA) and Diamond Standard Parts LLC say they have forged a strategic alliance based on ASA member product liability protection from Diamond Standard.

NORTHEAST 2012 Countdown Highlights Exhibitors on Social Networks

The Northeast’s largest automotive repair show takes place March 9, 10 and 11, 2012 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center of Secaucus, N.J.

Women’s Industry Network Accepting 2012 Board Applications

The Women’s Industry Network (WIN) Nominating Committee is now accepting applications for seats on the WIN Board.

ASA’s AutoInc. Selects Top 10 Repair Websites

Since its inception, AutoInc.’s Top 10 feature has been a guide to help shop owners understand the capabilities of the Internet in the automotive repair industry.

ARA Tells W.Va. Attorney General to Stop Using the Term ‘Junkyard Parts’

This week, the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) sent a formal letter of complaint to West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw urging him to refrain from using the term “junkyard parts” when referring to recycled/salvaged automobile parts. The group believes the phrase is “derogatory and misleading.”

Nebraska Group Reports Statewide Labor Rate Survey Results

The statewide average body labor rate was $51.33, while the average refinish rate was $51.02.

Industry Groups Call for Data Sharing ‘Opt Out’ Option in Shop Management Systems

SCRS, AASP and ASA contend that companies could be collecting business information without shops’ consent, in some cases selling it to third parties.

New Year, New Logo for ASA

The Automotive Service Association (ASA) has given its logo a facelift. According to ASA, the new logo has a fresh and modernized look – in conjunction with the association’s focus on staying relevant to today’s repair professional. Last year, ASA celebrated its 60th anniversary and implemented several initiatives to ensure it continues to meet the

AASP/NJ’s NORTHEAST 2012 Online Pre-Registration Open

Online pre-registration for the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey’s (AASP/NJ) NORTHEAST 2012 went live on Jan. 1 in anticipation of the association’s 35th anniversary of their signature event. Registrants can sign up for the Northeast’s largest automotive repair show here. Pre-registration is FREE (on-site registration the weekend of the show is $10

Database Enhancement Gateway Surpasses 4,000 Inquiries

The Database Enhancement Gateway (DEG) announced that it has processed more than 4,000 inquiries since the initiative was launched in 2007. "This is a great milestone for the DEG and all our industry participants who have supported and contributed to the success of this program," says DEG Administrator Arthur Harris. With support and funding from