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Illinois Bill Proposes New Vehicle Storage Requirements

A new House Bill (HB 6169) has been introduced in Illinois that would require new vehicle storage requirements. The legislature would require vehicle storage providers to send a certified letter that outlines their rates to the vehicle lienholder, the entity that leased the vehicle or gave the driver a loan to buy the vehicle, before

ASA Hosting Second Annual Safety Inspection Forum

The Automotive Service Association (ASA), ASA-Midwest and the Missouri Alliance of Automotive Service Providers are hosting the Second Annual Safety Inspection Forum from noon-4 p.m., on Dec. 2 at Hunter Engineering in St. Louis, Mo. The forum will raise awareness about periodic vehicle inspection programs that are important to motorist’s safety and the development of

Ohio Legislature Considering Mechanical Repairers Registration

The Ohio Senate’s Transportation, Commerce and Labor Committee held a second hearing on Senate Bill (SB) 37, which would extend the jurisdiction of the Motor Vehicle Repair Board (MVRB) to include mechanical repairers. Currently, only collision repair facilities in Ohio are required to register with the MVRB. The current law creates a loophole that allows

Molla Joins ASA

Industry veteran Tony Molla has been hired to serve as the Automotive Service Association’s new vice president. Molla will start this newly created position on May 11. As vice president of ASA, Molla will participate in industry events and build industry relations, the association said. Additionally, he will work with the mechanical and collision division

ASA Hires New Team Members

The Automotive Service Association (ASA) has hired a new director of membership and editor of its AutoInc magazine. The association hired Janie Jeffries as director of membership and John Clark as its editor/content manager of AutoInc. Previously Jeffries worked in direct sales and corporate management for Sara Lee, Coca Cola, Coors and Kellogg. Clark joins

Dates of ASA Annual Business Meeting Announced

The Automotive Service Association (ASA) will hold its annual business meeting April 20-22 at The Westin Crystal City Hotel in Arlington, Va., kicking off with a welcome party reception Monday evening, April 20. All ASA members are invited to attend an open board meeting Tuesday, April 21, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. The board meeting

ASA Supports Ohio Bill

The Automotive Service Association strongly supports legislation presented to the Ohio House of Representatives – Senate Bill 232. The association urges Ohio’s mechanical repairs to send a letter of support for the bill to their representatives. SB 232, which recently passed in the Ohio State Senate with overwhelming majority, was presented to the Ohio House

ASA Promotes Haas, Scott

The Automotive Service Association (ASA) has promoted two employees: Robbie Haas has been named director of affiliate relations and strategic accounts; and Leona P. Dalavai Scott has been named director of marketing and communications. In addition to her new role, Haas, who has been with the association 19 years, will also continue to manage ASA’s

ASA Open House Celebrates New HQ

An open house was held Oct. 13 with the Automotive Service Association (ASA) board of directors, local businesses and staff in attendance to celebrate the association’s new national office. “Our new headquarters puts us in an optimal position to be effective, efficient and pertinent for the long term,” said Darrell Amberson, AAM, ASA chairman. “We’re

ASA Reviews State Inspection Programs

The Automotive Service Association recently completed a 50-state review of vehicle safety inspection programs in the United States, the organization said. The group has been a longtime advocate for state vehicle inspection programs and will continue to work to advance these programs, ASA. ASA’s review is available on its legislative website,

New Home Set for Association

The Automotive Service Association (ASA) is moving its national headquarters to a new facility in North Richland Hills, Texas.

ASA Visits with NHTSA

A group from the Automotive Service Association (ASA) recently met with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Leadership from ASA’s mechanical division sat down with David Friedman, NHTSA’s acting administrator, to discuss the importance of vehicle safety inspections. To date, only 17 of 50 states have mandatory state vehicle inspection programs. The group also spoke