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Auto Care Testifies Against Idaho Bill Targeting Non-OEM Parts

The bill would add language to an existing law that requires insurers to notify consumers in writing if they specify aftermarket parts for a collision repair.

Idaho SB 1233
To Repair or Replace Plastic Parts? That is the Ultimate Question, and Depending on How You Answer May Help Your Bottom Line.

Many OEM trends affect the way we make repairs in the market today—from complicated electronics and accident avoidance systems and sensors to vehicle designs with lighter weight, dissimilar metals, and plastics. Keeping up with all these industry trends, required trainings, ongoing certifications and proper maintenance of standard operating procedures can be challenging for collision repair

University of the Aftermarket Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients for 2018-2019 Academic Year

Scholarships totaling $130,000 have been awarded to students working either to become a mechanical, collision or heavy-duty repair professional or who are pursuing a business or engineering degree that will lead to a career in the automotive aftermarket.

Automotive Service Association President Dan Risley Resigns to Pursue Opportunity in Home State

For the past five years, Risley has been working remotely between his Chicago-area home and ASA’s headquarters in North Richland Hills, Texas.

Certified Automotive Parts Association Welcomes Stacy Bartnik as Aftermarket Industry Relations Manager

Bartnik brings more than 20 years of experience in the industry, including program and business development, operational improvements and association leadership.

University Of The Aftermarket Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients For 2017-2018 Academic Year

The University of the Aftermarket Foundation has awarded 127 students with scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Uni-Select Acquires Auto Paint And Supply Of Lakeland Inc. Through FinishMaster Subsidiary

APS has been servicing the local collision repair industry for more than 15 years and includes two locations that will merge with FinishMaster’s existing locations. BOUCHERVILLE, QUEBEC – Uni-Select has announced that its FinishMaster subsidiary has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Auto Paint and Supply of Lakeland Inc. (APS) located in Lakeland