Spreading the Word

Author: Tony Molla

Recently, I was involved in an online conversation that asked what ASE was doing to make consumers more aware of the value that certified professionals provide. Although we continue to provide interviews and syndicated articles to the consumer press and websites, much of what is being done today involves social media — which ASE has been using for some time through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, etc. 

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Meeting Industry Needs

Author: Tony Molla

ASE C1 and G1 Certifications are keeping up with the changes.

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The ROI of ASE

Author: Tony Molla

I’m often asked what tangible benefits an ASE Certification can provide. Why take the time and effort to achieve credentials at all? Certainly, there are lots of very good reasons to do so. However,  the most pertinent of them all answers this question: “How do you know?” 

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Good News

Author: Tony Molla

The Today program did another of their investigative report on auto repair using a van rigged with a simple low pressure tire, which triggered the TPMS warning light. For the first time in the history of such “auto repair ripoff” reports, 100% of the shops they visited did the right thing and either told the “customer” to simply check their tire pressure, or fixed the issue themselves gratis. 

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The Future is Electric

Author: Tony Molla

I’ve recently been getting more requests to participate in panel discussions surrounding hybrid/electric technology. It started with the SAE World Congress in Detroit back in April, and I’ll be doing two more in October, one in Chicago at the Commercial Vehicle Expo (COMVECH) and another back in Detroit. There are growing concerns that our technicians, particularly those in independent repair facilities, won’t be able to cope with the changing service, diagnosis and repair demands for hybrid/electric vehicles. It’s a reasonable fear, and a significant challenge.
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