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CAA Leg Day 1

Guest speaker State Senator Ben Allen, discussed SB 778 (Oil Change Bill), a bill he authored. ASCCA /CalABC/CAA currently oppose it, unless amended.

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 19:14

ASA Northwest ATE Sells Out 3 Years in a Row

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During the weekend of March 18-20, ASA Northwest produced their 2016 Automotive Training Expo (ATE) at the Doubletree Hilton Seattle Airport. Some of North America's best management and technical trainers presented 60 classes for mechanical, collision and service industry professionals.

The California Department of Insurance (CA DOI) recently proposed regulations that would clarify and require insurers that conduct auto body labor rate surveys to perform them in a fair, reasonable and accurate manner. These regulations will also clarify and strengthen existing anti-steering laws, according to the CA DOI.

Thursday, 10 March 2016 20:39

ASA-AZ Prepares for 2016 ATE

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Every year, the California Autobody Association co-hosts its ASCCA/CAA Joint Legislative Day and this year it takes place on April 12, 8 am to 3 pm at the Capitol Event Center, located at 1020 11th Street in Sacramento. 

Calif. Veteran Body Shop Owner Returns to Serve CAA Again

Piper said he has lived the dream by being able to work with his two sons, Matt (left) and Jason (right) and building a successful business over 38 years.


Adam Piper is a 45-year veteran of the collision repair industry and a former body shop owner who established several successful shops called FCC Collision Centers in the Silicon Valley starting in the late '70s.

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(L to R) Tony Carrillo, Carrillo's Auto Body and president of CAA San Diego; Cindy Shillito, CAA Southern California representative; Hop Sanchez, FinishMaster and treasurer of CAA San Diego; and Carlos Vargas, Luxury Auto Body and secretary of CAA San Diego

Monte Crooks Louie Gomez Prescott Chapter

Louie Gomez and Monte Crooks of the ASA-AZ Prescott Chapter

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College of Alameda swept all of the awards with this beautifully designed logging truck.

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