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Automotive Service Councils of California Proudly Announces New Corporate Partnership with Automotive Coaching and Training Group

Automotive Service Councils of California Proudly Announces New Corporate Partnership with Automotive Coaching and Training Group

SACRAMENTO – The Automotive Service Councils of California is proud to announce its most recent corporate partnership with The Automotive Coaching and Training (ACT) Group, a company built on the experiences of 20 plus years in the automotive field. In fact, most of Training Coaches in The ACT Group are specifically automotive trained and have come up through the ranks as technicians, service advisors, managers, general managers, and owners of automotive facilities. It is through their experiences as well as the experiences working in literally hundreds of facilities across the country that they provide useful, current, and relevant skill set to move your business forward. The ACT Group has professionally coached and trained automotive facility owners, managers and service advisors alike for more than 20 years! It is through this understanding of the automotive industry as well as their dedication to making the industry a better place to work and make a living, that the ACT Grou ... read more

ASCCA California Independent - Fall 2018 Issue Available Now!

ASCCA California Independent - Fall 2018 Issue Available Now!

The Fall 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 September Team Weekend Recap Members of the Month BAR BAG Report Connected Car Committee Quarterly Digest Click here to read the magazine online

Partner Spotlight: Digital Financial Group

Partner Spotlight: Digital Financial Group

Digital Financial Group (DFG)Spotlight date: November, 2018 The ASCCA Revenue and Benefits Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Shannon Devery of Digital Financial Group (DFG) as ASCCA's November 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. DFG has been an Exclusive Endorsed Vendor with ASCCA since May 2013 as well as a Corporate Partner at the $7,500 level since October 2016. DFG is a leader in the payment processing industry, specifically in mobile payments and merchant services.  When asked how his partnership with ASCCA has benefited DFG, Shannon replied, “ASCCA has been a wonderful addition to our portfolio as we have received a lot of business throughout the years and it continues to remain stable with ... read more

AutoZone: Pizza Giveaway Promotion

AutoZone: Pizza Giveaway Promotion

Purchase ProPower batteries from your local AutoZone store to take advantage of the opportunity for FREE Pizza and more! Click here to view the full details on the ProPower Battery promotion running through December 15th

ATI Now Offering ASCCA Member-Exclusive Discount!

Attend Shop Owner 1-Day Workshops The Automotive Training Institute (ATI), a leading coaching and consulting company for auto repair shops, has partnered with ASCCA to extend this valuable offer. Re-energize Your Shop, Grow Profits! Take advantage of ATI’s one-day workshops, led by the smartest minds in the business, to discover how to tackle these common repair shop challenges: Recruiting and retaining the best techs Improving cash flow and profit potential Marketing and promotions in the digital age Creating freedom through operational consistency Devising a succession and retirement plan It’s Worth Your Time! The average workshop attendee picks up 3% to 8% percent profit immediately by applying actionable strategies back at the shop. What’s more, many of the nation’s top shops have grown through the ranks of ATI’s progr ... read more

Partner Spotlight: Cintas

Partner Spotlight: Cintas

CintasSpotlight date: October, 2018 The ASCCA Revenue and Benefits Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Cintas Corporation as ASCCA’s October 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. Cintas leads the industry in supplying corporate identity uniform programs, providing entrance and logo mats, restroom supplies, promotional products, first aid, safety, fire protection products and services, and industrial carpet and tile cleaning. They operate more than 400 facilities in North America—including six manufacturing plants and eight distribution centers. When asked how Cintas partnership with ASCCA has benefited their business, Thomas Dunne, Key Account Manager f ... read more

ASCCA Announces New Program to Fund First-time Team Weekend Attendees

Have you ever wanted to attend an ASCCA Team Weekend? Ask almost any ASCCA leader what first ignited their passion for ASCCA, and chances are they’ll tell you it was the first time they attended Team Weekend. ASCCA Team Weekends allow ASCCA members to exchange ideas with fellow shop owners, network with industry vendors, and build camaraderie with other men and women passionate about automotive repair.  To help engage new Team Weekend attendees, ASCCA is excited to announce a new program allowing first-time Team Weekend attendees to apply for a FREE one-night hotel stay during Team Weekend! Will you join us at our next Team Weekend? Click here to download the brief application and, once completed, send it to the ASCCA office. The application will then be reviewed by ASCCA’s Chapter Representatives Committee ... read more

Automotive Service Councils of California Proudly Announces New Corporate Partnership with Dynamic Friction Company

Automotive Service Councils of California Proudly Announces New Corporate Partnership with Dynamic Friction Company

SACRAMENTO – The Automotive Service Councils of California is proud to announce its most recent corporate partnership with Dynamic Friction Company (DFC), whose mission is to deliver quality, innovation, and value in the automotive industry by manufacturing OE quality brake products for all foreign and domestic vehicles. DFC is the leading manufacturer of award-winning automotive braking systems. DFC maintains a massive inventory of brake parts for all domestic and foreign vehicle applications from 1930-present. Other products in its product line include brake rotors, brake pads, drums, brake shoes, hardware kits, and brake sensors. Click here to read the full press release

RepairPal Webinar: Turning Search Engine Optimization (SEO) into New Business

Hosts: AutoShop Solutions' Margaret Palango and RepairPal's Jill Trotta Tuesday, August 21st, 10-10:45am Pacific time Getting new customers isn't easy. Learn how a powerful SEO program can take your shop's website traffic to the next level. SEO can help generate more customers and more income, and in this webinar, you will learn directly from the experts in repair shop marketing. https://zoom.us/m…/register/b90da165ab2a7a2c4ac87b605f06faf5

Connected Car Committee Quarterly Digest for ASCCA Membership Issue #02 - 2018

There’s lots more to share about Connected Cars since our first digest at the beginning of this year!  In this issue you’ll find news and highlights to keep you informed about the pace of technology, business, and industry preparedness. The Committee is most proud to host our first CONNECTED CAR TRAINING at the upcoming ASCCA September Team Weekend, packed with information about these topics and whatever questions fellow members may bring.  We look forward to seeing you in San Diego! Carolyn Coquillette Committee Chair Latest NewsAutonomous Crashes A fatal collision between an autonomous Uber vehicle and a pedestrian in Arizona has changed the timeline for autonomous vehicle (AV) introduction and adoption.  Arizona and other areas have pulled back on allowing testing AV testing on public roads and Uber has stopped all use of their AV fleet, has pulled its vehicle out of Arizona, and has suspended testing in other metro ... read more

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