ASCCA What You Need To KnowAugust 4, 2014
Register Now for the ASCCA September Team Weekend
Register today for the ASCCA's September Team Weekend held on September 27-28, 2014 at the Embassy Suites Sacramento.

Got questions? Email Lauren Stoddard or call 800.810.4272. 
Get Ready to Vote on Aug. 13
The ASCCA is gearing up for the next Board of Directors election. On August 13 you can see who will be on the ballot and read candidates bios on our websiteThis is a two-year commitment commencing January 1, 2015. You may contact ASCCA Executive Director Gloria Peterson if you have any questions. 

So, heads up for ballots coming out on August. 13. Be sure to cast your vote!
NorCal Trims SoCal Lead to 3 in Countertop Display Contest

Is this (see photo left) how it's going to be in September?

The SoCal lead is down to 21-18. ASCCA members from both the north and south are eagerly anticipating being served sundaes -- but only one of these groups is going to be right! The ASCCA's Facebook page has all the updates. Chapter reps from the losing region will serve winners sundae desserts at the September Team Weekend. The deadline to submit photos to Phil Boerner is September 12.


Contest Rules


Show Customers the Repair Process (R+W Insider)
ASCCA member Gene Morrill of Certified Automotive Specialists in Glendora was featured in a recent article in R&W Insider. As he discusses, using videos to show the repair process to customers improves your shop's credibility, professionalism and bottom line.

Small Car Safety: Chevy Volt Good, Mazda 5 Bad (R+W Insider)
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) released the results for the latest 12 cars in its small overlap front crash test, and the Chevy Volt was the only car to receive its Top Safety Pick Plus award. The Mini Cooper Countryman received a Top Safety Pick. Of the cars tested in this round, the Mazda 5 was the least safe.


ASCCA Members of the Year: Larry and Laurie Moore!
Larry and Laurie Moore, of Larry's AutoWorks in Mountain View, the ASCCA Members of the Month in September 2013, were recognized at the summer conference as ASCCA's Members of the Year. The Member of the Year is chosen from among all the Members of the Month in the previous  fiscal year.


Click here to read their statement, and also read about previous members of the month.
Recall Notices from the NHTSA
2015 Chevrolet Silverado, 2015 GMC Sierra

2011 Cadillac CTS

2014 Chevrolet Corvette

2014 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra

2002-2003 Infiniti I35, QX4, FX
2002-2004 Nissan Maxima, Pathfinder, Sentra

2003-2004 Mazda RX-8, Mazda6

2015 Hyundai Sonata

2015 Volkswagen Golf, GTI

2005-2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Commander

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In This Issue
September Team Weekend
Countertop Display Contest
Show Customers the Repair Process
Chevy Volt Scores High in Safety
Members of the Year
Recalls from NHTSA

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