Core Purpose: To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice.

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Vendor Spotlight: Armstrong & Associates

Vendor Spotlight: Armstrong & Associates

Armstrong & AssociatesSpotlight date: July, 2018 The ASCCA Revenue and Benefits Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Armstrong & Associates as ASCCA’s July Partner of the Month. Each month, an ASCCA partner is recognized for their outstanding support of ASCCA, its members, the automotive repair industry, and their commitment to going above and beyond to support ASCCA’s Core Purpose: To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice. Armstrong & Associates is an insurance service company who provides their customers with the highest quality safety information and loss control services. Not only do they offer top tier vehicle insurance, but they also provide their clients with life, health, and business insurance. With a highly accredited training regiment, their emp ... read more

Automotive Service Councils of California Treasurer John Villa Honored During California Small Business Day

Automotive Service Councils of California Treasurer John Villa Honored During California Small Business Day

SACRAMENTO – The Automotive Service Councils of California is proud to announce that Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (R-35) has named ASCCA Treasurer John Villa, of Villa Automotive, the 35th Assembly District’s Small Business of the Year. Every year, the California Small Business Association hosts California Small Business Day, an event that brings 120 small businesses from across the state who have been honored by their state legislator to Sacramento. Each honoree is recognized on the floor of the State Assembly or State Senate and later attends a luncheon with the legislator who selected them. “I was proud to recognize Villa Automotive & Autobody today in Sacramento as the Small Business of the Year for Assembly District 35. Villa Automotive embodies the small business culture of the Central Coast,” said Assemblyman Cunningham in a Facebook post. “Their business is consistently recognized as one the best on the Central Coast and owners John and Dian ... read more

ASCCA California Independent - Spring 2018 Issue Available Now!

ASCCA California Independent - Spring 2018 Issue Available Now!

The Spring 2018 issue of ASCCA's quarterly magazine, The California Independent is out for your viewing pleasure! Feel free to share the link with your colleagues or anyone you think might be interested in ASCCA. Contents Include: President’s Message Legislative Report Team Weekend Recap Legislative Day Recap BAR BAG Report 2018 Countertop Display Contest Click here to read the magazine online

Vendor Spotlight: Nick Bagley

Vendor Spotlight: Nick Bagley

Nick Bagley Spotlight date: June, 2018 The ASCCA Revenue and Benefits Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Motul as ASCCA’s June Partner of the Month. Each month, an ASCCA partner is recognized for their outstanding support of ASCCA, its members, the automotive repair industry, and their commitment to going above and beyond to support ASCCA’s Core Purpose: To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice. Motul has been a Corporate Partner since 2017. They are a world-class French company specializing in the formulation, production, and distribution of high-tech engine lubricants for two-wheelers, cars, and, other vehicles as well as lubricants for industry via its Motultech activity When asked how Motul’s partnership with ASCCA has benefited Motul, Nick Bagley, National Sales Manager for Motul repli ... read more

Automotive Service Councils of California Proudly Announces New Corporate Partnership with MotoRad

Automotive Service Councils of California Proudly Announces New Corporate Partnership with MotoRad

SACRAMENTO – The Automotive Service Councils of California is proud to announce its most recent corporate partnership with MotoRad, a world-class North American company leading the industry in automotive thermostats, fuel, oil and coolant caps. The company is also a long time OE supplier and is a wholly owned subsidiary of MotoRad Automotive Products (MAP) in Israel. Using MAP's state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Israel, MotoRad’s line of thermostats has established itself as one of the most sophisticated and advanced in the automotive industry. MotoRad consistently ensures that its products are long lasting and high-quality through functional testing and strict quality control. Every single part manufactured by MotoRad is tested in the factory before being shipped to customers. Click here to read the full press release

Vendor Spotlight: Steven Poole

Vendor Spotlight: Steven Poole

Steven Poole Spotlight date: May, 2018 The ASCCA Revenue and Benefits Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Steven Poole of LKQ Corporation as ASCCA’s May Partner of the Month. Each month, an ASCCA partner is recognized for their steadfast support of ASCCA, its members, and the automotive repair industry, and their commitment to ASCCA’s Core Purpose: To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice. LKQ Corporation has been a Corporate Partner since 2013. They are the leading provider of alternative and specialty parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles. LKQ has operations in North America, Europe, and Taiwan. They offer its customers a broad range of replacement systems, components, equipment and parts to repair and accessorize automobiles, trucks, and recreational and perf ... read more

ASCCA May 2018 Team Weekend - Educational Session Just Announced!

ASCCA May 2018 Team Weekend - Educational Session Just Announced!

Join us in Sacramento for this and much more! Click here to learn more and register today

Automotive Service Councils of California Proudly Announces New Corporate Partnership with Automotive Training Institute

Automotive Service Councils of California Proudly Announces New Corporate Partnership with Automotive Training Institute

SACRAMENTO – The Automotive Service Councils of California is proud to announce its most recent corporate partnership with Automotive Training Institute (ATI), an industry leader in automotive business coaching, providing expert management and consulting services through one-day workshops and an all-inclusive Re-Engineering Program. This includes weekly business coaching from an industry expert coupled with classes in marketing, hiring, finance, leadership, and sales. Since 1980, ATI has been helping independent shop owners improve their businesses and their lives, with proven, measurable, and field-tested strategies and practices. Through the hard work of their wonderful and very talented associates, ATI has grown into the leading coaching and consulting automotive management company in the world, with 1,500 active members who represent the best shops in the United States and Canada ... read more

April is National Car Care Month

April is National Car Care Month

Each spring, vehicle maintenance is a trending topic across the country because April is National Car Care Month. This year will be no exception as the non-profit Car Care Council shares the benefits of routine vehicle maintenance via its website and social media platforms. “With more and more motorists turning to cell phones, mobile devices and the internet for auto care information, we’ve made it easier than ever to learn about vehicle service and repair by simply following the Car Care Council online,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “During National Car Care Month and throughout the year, we are constantly sharing information to help motorists keep their vehicles operating safely, dependably and efficiently, so be sure to check our website and social media platforms often.” By following the Car Care Council on Facebook,  ... read more

Vendor Spotlight: Mark Mongelli

Vendor Spotlight: Mark Mongelli

Mark Mongelli Spotlight date: April, 2018 The ASCCA Revenue and Benefits Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Mark Mongelli of   BG PetroSpecs as ASCCA’s April Partner of the Month. Each month, an ASCCA partner is recognized for their steadfast support of ASCCA, its members, and the automotive repair industry, and their commitment to ASCCA’s Core Purpose: To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice. BG PetroSpecs has been a Corporate Partner since 2012. PetroSpecs, Inc. is the distributor of BG products and emphasizes a family of major services — fuel induction, transmission, power steering, brakes, air conditioning, premium oil change, cooling system, EGR, fuel injection, battery, and driveline service. When asked how his partnership with ASCCA has benefited BG PetroSpecs, Mark replied ... read more