AASP is Part of Industry Grassroots Network

February 10th, 2015 by

The Auto Care Association, the Alliance of State Automotive Aftermarket Associations (ASAAA) and the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers (AASP) recently announced the formation of the Auto Care Advocacy Network. The Network was formed to create a more comprehensive and systemized auto care industry response to legislative and regulatory initiatives in Washington, D.C. and in

AASP National Elects Leadership

December 24th, 2014 by

The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers (AASP) has elected its Executive Committee for 2015-2016.  The election was held at AASP’s board of directors meeting on November 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Minnesota shop owner Bruce Tschida, Lake Marion Collision, Lakeville, MN, will serve a second term as President.  The following AASP board members will

AASP Denounces Insurer Meddling in Parts Procurement

February 11th, 2013 by

The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers (AASP) views State Farm’s newly- mandated bidding process for parts procurement as an unprecedented and uninvited intrusion into the business of collision repair. Despite posturing from the largest national insurance carrier on what it believes to be positive attributes of the program, collision repair facilities, parts suppliers, parts manufacturers

Collision Associations Call for End to Unwanted Sharing of Shop Data

February 8th, 2013 by

The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers (AASP), Automotive Service Association (ASA) and the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) recently issued a joint statement regarding the misuse of shop data in electronic systems that collect and redistribute that information. During the January Collision Industry Conference meeting, the associations released a public request to Audatex, CCC,