ASCCA What You Need To Know February 1, 2017
BAR Advisory Group Meeting Jan 19, 2017
Below is a link to a summary of the BAR Advisory Group meeting that took place on Jan 19, 2017, from ASCCA's Lobbyist Jack Molodanof.
Click here to read the summary
Automotive Aftermarket Industry 2017 Legislative Fly-In
On April 25, 2017, join the Automotive Aftermarket Industry For A Day at the Capitol!
The Automotive Aftermarket Industry is joining together for a Legislative Fly-In! Don't miss out on this opportunity to connect with othersin the industry.  Please don't delay, space is limited! Reservations will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Past speakers have included: Chief, Bureau of Automotive Repair; Governor's Small BusinessAdvocate; Governor's Economic Adviser; Chair, Select Committee on Career Technical Education & Workforce Development; Author AB2289 (Smog Check); Chair, Senate Transportation & Housing Committee.
Click here to read more and register
ASCCA's January Member of the Month - Maylan Newton
Maylan Newton
The ASCCA Membership Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Maylan Newton of Educational Seminars Institute as the ASCCA Member of the Month for January 2017. Each month, an ASCCA member is recognized for going above and beyond to support ASCCA's Core Purpose: To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice.
Smog Check OBD Reference Update ETBlast
An updated Smog Check OBD Reference Guide is now available on BAR's website. The following change was incorporated:
Updated: Chrysler 2003 PT Cruiser 2.4 liter DOHC turbocharged manual transmission
The guide can be obtained by clicking on the following tabs at Industry>Licensees>Training>Other Training Resources.
Parts & People: As Times Change, So Does Hillside
Take a look at this article about an ASCCA member shop from Parts & People:
Hillside Auto adapts to evolving vehicle demographic by partnering with The Hybrid Shop.
Dave Carney, owner of Hillside Auto Repair, voted Best Independent Auto Repair Shop in the South Bay for 12 years running, and one of ATI's top 25 independent repair shops in the U.S., said he has changed his business model through the years, embracing the latest technologies to service today's vehicles.
Featured Remarkable Results Radio Podcast - Giuliano Zuccato
Sculptor Giuliano Zuccato shares his story as one of the original clay sculptors in the Ford Design Studio that created the 1964 Ford Mustang. Giuliano tells an inspiring story of an immigrant who discovered his passion for sculpting as a result of a life threatening illness. Giuliano brings you inside the design studio, his memories of Henry Ford II, Lee Iacocca, and other project leaders, designers and sketch artists. It was a team effort and you will get a sense of how it all came together.
ASCCA 2017 Raffle Sponsored by AESWave
We are excited to announce an ASCCA raffle sponsored by AESWave!
The prize is a 4-channel PicoScope Starter Diagnostic Kit (Foam) (retail price $1,705.00) & Pico 3 axis NVH Accelerometer Kit with Microphone in Foam (retail price $819.00).
Tickets are $25, and the drawing will take place at a Team Weekend on February 25, 2017 (you do not need to be present to win).
Proceeds will benefit ASCCA & Your Local Chapters ($5 of every ticket sold will go to your local chapter).
ASCCA recently announced its newest corporate sponsorship with Shop-Ware Inc., an innovative company that delivers cutting-edge shop management software. The shop management software promotes business wellness and maximizes productivity by casting traditional best practices in paperless, cloud-based applications. Founder Carolyn Coquillette, an ASCCA member and owner of Luscious Garage in San Francisco, is assisted by Chip Keen, former owner of Hansville Repair and founder/developer of Garage Operator.
Check out their shop management software that meets cutting-edge web technology by visiting As a member benefit, all ASCCA members would receive their PRO plan at the SMS price for the first 6 months, saving you $900! Don't let this special offer pass you by.
AESWave Special Promotional Offer - Exclusively for ASCCA
AESWave is offering a special discount to ASCCA Members on their  diagnostic tools that includes:
4-channel PicoScope Starter Diagnostic Kit (Foam)
(retail price $1,705.00) &  Pico 3 axis NVH Accelerometer Kit with Microphone in Foam
(retail price $819.00)
Note: This is the same package featured in the ASCCA raffle
Promotional price $1,800
You save - $724!
* This is a pre-order and the sale price is contingent on a minimum of six members participating in the promotional offer before 2/28/17
(Your payment will not be processed until six members have participated.)
Click here  for more information and to place your pre-order!
New ASCCA Member Benefit - HR 360
HR 360 is free to any member who wishes to use it.  The program is offered via CoreMark, our ASCCA endorsed health benefits provider. 
In order to access this free benefit, ASCCA members need to contact Mat Nabity directly:
Mat Nabity
Click here to view the flyer with more information.
Office Depot Deals Available Exclusively to ASCCA Members
ASCCA has worked with Office Depot to secure pricing so good that it rivals Fortune 500 pricing on each and every item that you purchase. If you haven't already, contact  Bill Lewis , the ASCCA's Business Account Manager:
855.337.6811 x 16116
Upcoming ASCCA Chapter Events
February 7: Chapter  Meeting
February 8: Chapter 42 Meeting
February 9: Chapters 6 and 2Meetings

Member Discount Alert! ASCCA Partners with Educational Seminars Institute (ESi) in 2017 for Discounted Courses

Seminar courses are normally $149.95. ASCCA members pay only $95 per attendee -- a savings of almost $55 per class! Service writer courses are normally $1,500. ASCCA members pay only $950 per attendee!


Click here to take advantage of this offer


iATN Discounts Available to ASCCA Members

The International Automotive Technicians Network (iATN) is the world's first and largest online network of automotive service industry professionals. Since 1995, iATN has been providing outstanding service industry resources to members worldwide. ASCCA members can enjoy a $9-per-month discount off of the regular price of iATN Business+ premium membership, at $45-per-month.  This membership provides your shop with up to 5 premium access accounts.

Link to iATN's website


ASCCA Member Resources
Are you taking full advantage of your membership in the ASCCA? Check out our Member Resources page to see the many benefits of being a member.
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In This Issue
BAR Advisory Group
ASCCA's Legislative Fly-In
Member of the Month
Smog Check OBD Reference Update
Parts & People Article
Remarkable Results Radio Podcast


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