Superior Auto Paints, Baltimore, Maryland, was presented BASF’s ColorSource PREMIER Distributor of the Year. Keith Bell, Strategic Accounts manager at BASF, presented the award to Michelle Sullivan, president of Superior Auto Paints, at BASF’s annual ColorSource Premier Conference, held recently at the Sanibel Resort in Fort Meyers, Florida.
After a roller-coaster year that included staff layoffs and a change in top leadership, I-CAR leaders worked hard at the training organization’s annual meeting in late July to convey that I-CAR is newly refocused on its customers, volunteers and mission.
The Assured Performance Network (APN) Board of Directors, comprised of 14 leading shop owners across the U.S., has approved the expansion of their co-op with dozens of new vendors, and as many as 200 qualified shops in 100 Metropolitan market areas. The co-op can now triple in size with additional shops and vendors.
I-CAR’s International Annual Meeting was held in Scottsdale, Arizona, July 24-26 with approximately 300 members and guests in attendance. In addition to a fully loaded technical program, the event began and ended with some fun and relaxation featuring a spectacular golf tournament for the Education Foundation and a hot-rod “Cruisin’ Night” courtesy of the Arizona Street Rod Association.
It happens all across the country: people purchase used cars without realizing they were totaled in crashes, floods and other disasters.
Should you dump the SUV for a gas-sipper? That’s the question everyone is asking these days.
Edmunds.com, the premier online resource for automotive information, helps consumers answer that question with today’s release of its Gas-Guzzler Trade-In Calculator. The tool helps consumers determine the pay-back period and fuel savings associated with trading-in a fuel-thirsty vehicle for a more fuel-efficient one.