Automotive Service Councils of California


March 7, 2014

Recognize a Colleague at the Summer Conference

As we gear up for our ASCCA Summer Conference, we would like to extend an opportunity for you to recognize those who have gone above and beyond in promoting the ASCCA through their service to our members and their community.


Here are a list of award categories:

  • Sponsor of the Year 
  • Rising Star Award 
  • Volunteer of the Year 
  • Chapter of the Year


We welcome you to participate by reviewing the Awards Criteria form and filling out a nomination form to nominate someone for the awards mentioned above. Nominations are due April 11, 2014. If you have any questions, we welcome you to call Jay Jefferson with ASCCA at (916) 924 - 9054.


Awards Nomination Criteria
Awards Nomination Form


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ASCCA's "Chalk on the Floor" Video Available for Members

The ASCCA's Public Relations Committee, chaired by Dennis Montalbano, has finished up the ASCCA's "Chalk on the Floor" video and it is now available for members to use to advertise their business and its connection to the ASCCA. It can be downloaded for free.
Members can contact Bob Harris to get the last five seconds of the 30-second commercial tagged with information on their auto shop. The fee for that is only $50. Bob can be reached at


Gas Taxes Debated in D.C. to Fund National Transportation Program  

from AAIA News 

The ongoing crisis over how to fund a national transportation program was at the top of the headlines during a busy week in Washington, D.C. First, President Obama and House tax chairman, Dave Camp, R-Mich., each released separate proposals using tax reform measures to pay for transportation projects. Second, both Chairman Senator Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and Congressman Bill Shuster, R-Pa., spoke to highway stakeholders about the future of legislation from each of their committees. Then, Chairman Shuster held a roundtable discussion with transportation advocates and members of his Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that had funding the program as a central theme.


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In This Issue
Nominate a Colleague for an ASCCA Award
"Chalk on the Floor Video" Available
March Member of the Month Junior Tamayo
Legislative Fly-in on April 30
General Motors Recalls


March's Member of the Month: Junior Tamayo

Junior Tamayo with Chapter 1940 is the ASCCA's March Member of the Month! Junior owns Jay's Auto Center in Torrance, CA, which has been an ASCCA member since 1970. Stay tuned for next week's edition of "What You Need to Know" for more information about this esteemed member.


Register for the ASCCA/CAA Legislative Fly-in on April 30

California Autobody Association (CAA) is partnering with ASCCA for the 2014 Legislative Fly-In! Don't miss out on this opportunity to connect with others in the industry. Fill out this registration form and book your airfare. We're taking care of the rest - transportation from the airport, food, and the scheduling of legislative appointments. 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 Business Advocate, Governor's Economic Adviser; Chair, Select Committee on Career Technical Education & Workforce Development; Author AB2289 (Smog Check), Chair Senate Transportation & Housing Committee.


Click here for registration form


In General Motors Recalls, Inaction and Trail of Fatal Crashes  

from Yahoo Finance

General Motors has recalled nearly 1.4 million cars in the United States, including Cobalts, saying that the ignition switch can shut off a car's engine and electrical system, and disable its air bags. The G.M. recall, which started on Feb. 13 with 619,000 cars in the United States, has since more than doubled.
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Founded in 1940, the Automotive Service Councils of California is the largest independent automotive repair organization in California. Its members represent all areas of the automotive repair industry, including mechanical, auto body, suppliers and educators.