National Association News

When Victoria Adams’ life took a turn for the worst, she lost everything---her job, her home and her vehicle. 

The National Auto Body Council (NABC) announced it is now accepting nominations for seven open seats for its Board of Directors. Deadline for nominations is Friday, Sept. 1.

Women in Automotive (WIA) held its 2017 Summer Conference July 9--11 at the Omni Orlando Resort in Championsgate, FL. 

The Auto Care Association is hosting two new webinars in August, designed to inform and educate professionals in the industry on key issues, trends and business opportunities.

On August 2, the Women’s Industry Network (WIN®) hosted a motivational webinar titled “Be Deliberate,” presented by Mike Jones, President of Discover Leadership Training.

The Auto Care Association is pleased and relieved to see that the tax reform framework negotiated by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT), and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), announced today, has removed the border adjustment tax (BAT) from consideration.

The Auto Care Association elected its new Executive Committee members for 2017-18. Executive Committee members serve a one-year term and are elected annually. This Executive Committee was effective as of July 1, 2017.

The Automotive Management Institute (AMi), the industry's leading nonprofit provider and collaborator of administrative and management education for automotive collision and mechanical service repair segments, announced the development and launch of two new professional designations for the Collision Repair Estimator role.

The Auto Care Association submitted a joint position statement to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on July 12 on behalf of the North American automotive aftermarket groups in support of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

The Automotive Service Association (ASA) is thrilled to announce the location of its 2018 Annual Business Meeting & Conference. To support the board of directors’ and staff’s desire to re-establish this event as a can’t-miss opportunity for members and their families, next year’s Annual Business Meeting & Conference will take place May 2-6 in “The City Beautiful”: Orlando, FL, home to Walt Disney World, Epcot Center and a broad array of other entertaining attractions.

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