Southeastern Association News

Friday, 31 March 2017 18:32

ABPA Supports WV Parts Bill

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The Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) is publicly supporting auto body repair legislation recently introduced in West Virginia (SB 544) that would eliminate OE requirement on newer vehicles and change notification language.

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 20:50

WMABA Opposes West Virginia Parts Bill

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In reaction to Senate Bill 544, proposed in West Virginia and reducing the consumer protections related to collision repair parts, the Washington Metropolitan Auto Body Association (WMABA) strongly urges representatives to vote “NO.”

Over the past couple of months, a task force has been established in MS with the end goal of creating a “consumer bill of rights” to help consumers understand their rights and what they pay for their insurance coverage.

During the January 25 meeting of the North Carolina Association of Collision and Autobody Repair (NCACAR), the association voted for the executive board and board members at large, received estimating training, and learned about Astech’s pre and post scanning tools.

The Auto Care Association has announced that it is partnering with the University of North Florida (UNF) in Jacksonville as the next step in its program to engage and attract college-aged students.

As 2017 gets underway, the Automotive Aftermarket Association Southeast (AAAS) is busy gearing up for scholarship submissions, State Capitol Days and their 2017 Annual Conference and Trade Show.

SISK IGONC Meeting

 

On Tuesday, December 13, the Triangle Chapter of the Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina (IGONC) held its annual Christmas party in a private room at the Peddler’s Steak House, a favorite dining spot for many in Raleigh, NC.

Ed K Brian Davies Meredith Bradshaw

(L to R): Ed Kizenberger, Brian Davies & Meredith Bradshaw

 

On Tuesday, October 25, the North Carolina Association of Collision and Autobody Repair (NCACAR) held its meeting at the Gaston County Wildlife Club on Lake Wiley.

On Tuesday, September 27, the North Carolina Association of Collision and Autobody Repair (NCACAR) held its second meeting at the Deep River Event Center in Greensboro, NC.

This summer, the Triangle Chapter of the Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina (IGONC) met twice in less than two weeks. First, the chapter enjoyed a baseball game on July 29, and then, on August 9, they got down to business with their standard monthly meeting, filled with important industry information. 

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