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Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey Announces Speakers for 2017 Annual Meeting

Robert Palentchar of the Ombudsman’s Office, Allan Smith of I-CAR and Robert Pingatore of American Compliance are among the speakers scheduled for the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey’s (AASP-NJ) 2017 Annual Meeting.

Foursome Shoots 66 to Win AASP-NJ’s Lou Scoras Memorial Golf Outing

Howard Meeks, Jim O’Brien, Jerry Sheehan and Chris Callahan took top honors at the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey’s (AASP-NJ) 13th Annual Lou Scoras Memorial Golf Outing, with a score of 66.

Investment Group 39 North Capital Acquires Maaco Facility in New Jersey

With the transaction, 39N Maaco now owns seven Maaco paint and collision centers across the Northeast.

AASP-NJ’s Annual Lou Scoras Memorial Golf Outing Scheduled for Sept. 18

The event, which pays tribute to former board member and influential association member Lou Scoras, also raises money for a scholarship in his name, helping to engage and inspire the next generation of automotive technicians.

Holman Collision Center Earns Assured Performance Certification

The shop is officially recognized by Assured Performance, GM, Ford, Nissan and Infiniti.

NJ and NY Collision Repairers Could See Significant Decreases in Labor Rates After State Farm Rezoning

Reports are that some New York- and New Jersey-area body shops are seeing a decrease in labor rate of $15 to $16 per hour based on a new method of calculating the prevailing competitive price by State Farm.

Two Collision Repairers Inducted into AASP-NJ Hall of Fame

Peter Cook, of P&N Auto Works and Citro’s Auto Body, has been a member of the association since the 1980s and Dan Hawtin, of Auto Body Craftsman, Inc., was a significant force in the early days of the AASP/NJ merger.

AASP/NJ Awards Michael Boffo with Russ Robson Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship is in honor of the late AASP/NJ Past President Russ Robson, who was dedicated to training and education.

Drunk Man Found Chowing Down on Sandwich After Causing Car Crash

The man was charged with reckless driving under the influence after his 2016 Hyundai collided with the rear end of a heavy-duty pickup truck around 3 a.m.

Branning Collision Centers and GEICO Team Up to Help N.J. Teacher

The recipient received keys to a completely refurbished 2014 Honda Odyssey as part of the National Auto Body Council’s Recycled Rides program.

Teen Getting Driving Lessons Hits the Gas…Meters

Girl getting driving instruction from dad smashes into apartment building’s gas meters.

New Jersey Bill Would Limit Access to ‘Black Box’ Data

As most state legislatures have wrapped up for their 2014 sessions, the New Jersey Assembly has recently seen legislation introduced relative to vehicle recording devices. The Automotive Service Association (ASA) reports that New Jersey Assemblyman Paul Moriarty (D-4) has introduced NJ A 3579, a bill that states no one besides the owner, or the owner’s