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Service Executive Issue #4-19 (Full)

Quick Hits … (A few short items to get us started this week) • The Auto Care Association and ASE have announced the latest “World Class Technician” award recipients — 45 professional technicians who achieved ASE certification in 22 specialty areas during the 2018 certification test administration. Over 2,000 technicians have achieved “World Class Technician” status since […]

Service Executive Issue #3-19 (Full)

Monro Announces Deal To Acquire 12 Shops In Louisiana Monro Inc. (Rochester, NY) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 12 retail shops in Louisiana — a new state for the company. Management anticipates that the shops will add roughly $15 million in annualized sales, representing a sales mix of 35 percent service and 65 […]

Service Executive Issue #2-19 (Full)

NASTF Brings VSP Management In-House For Improved Security Effective Jan. 1, the National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF) board brought the management of the Vehicle Security Professional (VSP) program in-house. The change follows widespread problems with credential sharing and related registry backups. The goal is to significantly raise system security, NASTF executive officer Donny Seyfer said. […]

Service Executive Issue #1-19 (Full)

Quick Hits … (A few short items to get us started this week) • The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) projects 2018 total U.S. tire shipments to have increased 2.7 percent to 325.20 million units. Replacement passenger tire shipments are expected to have grown 2.5 percent to 209.70 million units, while replacement light-truck tire shipments are […]

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