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ASTE Update

March 15th, 2019 by

We are several months away from ASTE, but we are almost complete with a speaker lineup, as of today for management seminars we have booked; Rick White, Ron Ipach, Jim Silverman, Jimmy Lea, Chris Cloutier, Danny Sanchez, Kyle Eisenberg & Kim Walker. Technical trainers include; Keith Glasgow, John Forro, Craig Van Battenberg, Dirk Fuchs, TJ

IGONC Member Lucas Underwood Honored at Vision

March 15th, 2019 by

IGONC member Lucas Underwood of L & N Performance Automotive in Blowing Rock, NC is pictured far right was recently recognized at Vision for his efforts to progress our industry by moderating the ASOG Auto Shop Owners Group on Facebook. Also in the picture is Chris Kern (far left) and Scott Pelava (middle) Lucas also

SkillsUSA Students Meet with Federal Legislators to Advocate for Career and Technical Education

February 11th, 2019 by

Estimating Tip: CCC, Mitchell & Audatex – Quick Reference Chart Moldings and Decal Operations DEG has made a quick reference chart showing included and not included operations for moldings and decals for repair situations. http://degweb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Quick-Reference-moldings-and-decals.xlsx OEM service information may indicate a part is Non Reusable. Additionally All three Estimating IP’s recognize this with a note

IGONC’s Revived ASTE Yields Great Responses by Chasidy Rae Sisk of Autobody News

October 17th, 2017 by

Friday, 13 October 2017 17:00 IGONC’s Revived ASTE Yields Great Responses Written by Chasidy Rae Sisk Hiester Automotive was voted “Most Outstanding Booth” by attendees. (Pictured: Gary Summerfield of IGONC, Wanda Hinnant & Steve Jones of Heister Automotive). The Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina(IGONC) hosted its 2017 Automotive Service and Technology Expo (ASTE) on Sept. 29–30

DEG ESTIMATING TIPS

August 31st, 2017 by

Mitchell – Pre Scan and Post Repair Scan  Mitchell has now included Pre and Post Repair Scan to its estimating system software. These lines can be access thru the “Ref Sheet >>> Additional Operations >>> Diagnostics” or Quick Code #’s 931127 for Pre Repair Scan and or 931128 for Post Repair Scan. It’s still up

Auto Care Association Launches Emerging Technologies Committee

August 31st, 2017 by

Auto Care Association Launches Emerging Technologies Committee The Auto Care Association announced the formation of its Emerging Technologies Committee, a new standing committee comprised of staff, member volunteers and external stakeholders who will spearhead research and development for vehicle network interfaces, vehicle connectivity and connected aftermarket devices, all on behalf of the independent auto care

Auto Care Careers Job Board Adds Google for Jobs Support

August 31st, 2017 by

Employer listings on job board will appear in Google for Jobs Auto Care industry talent can now find relevant jobs to them, including those listed on the Auto Care Association’s job board directly in Google search thanks to the launch of Google’s new job search engine, Google for Jobs. Auto Care Association fully supports Google’s

Delphi, Innoviz Partner for LiDAR Solutions for Autonomous Vehicles

August 24th, 2017 by

Delphi Automotive has partnered with Innoviz Technologies, a leading Israeli-based company developing LiDAR technology for the mass commercialization of autonomous vehicles. Innoviz’s proprietary LiDAR sensing solutions will be integrated into Delphi’s systems to provide automakers with a comprehensive portfolio of autonomous driving technologies. Dave Hobbs, a field instructor for Delphi, recently spoke with Ratchet+Wrench to discuss why shop

Major Auto Parts Retailers Taking Hits Because of Amazon

August 24th, 2017 by

Investors targeting auto-parts retailers, such as Carl Icahn, are taking hits to their investments, and that’s mostly thanks to Amazon, a new Bloomberg report suggests. When hedge fund Starboard Value LP disclosed a stake in Advance Auto Parts Inc. in 2015, it said the stock, then at $171, could more than double. The retailer’s shares have instead nearly halved