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Automotivation: February 2020

March 9th, 2020 by

  Missouri House Moves Forward with Plan to Implement Hyperloop System The members of the Missouri House have given initial approval to a plan that would help make Missouri the first state in the nation to develop a high-speed Hyperloop system. Lawmakers supported legislation to add the “tube transport system” to the list of projects

Automotivation: January 2020

January 30th, 2020 by

  AASP-MO Collects 3500 Toys for Tots During 2019 Annual Drive On December 11, AASP-MO’s Gateway Collision Chapter hosted its annual Toys for Tots Christmas Social and Christmas Party at Syberg’s Restaurant in St. Louis, MO. According to Ron Reiling, Executive Director for AASP-MO, “This is the time of year we show our communities that

Automotivation: November 2019

November 10th, 2019 by

  How to Recognize and Avoid Phishing Scams Scammers use email or text messages to trick you into giving them your personal information. They may try to steal your passwords, account numbers, or Social Security numbers. If they get that information, they could gain access to your email, bank, or other accounts. Scammers launch thousands

Automotivation: October 2019

October 31st, 2019 by

  AASP-MO Gateway Collision Chapter Returns from Summer Break with MEGA Meeting On the evening of Wednesday, September 11, the Gateway Collision Chapter of AASP-MO held its first meeting after summer break at Syberg’s Dorsett in Maryland Heights, MO, sponsored by Mitchell International, Mid-Nite Auto Parts, Chapman & Hogan Insurance, and United Fire Group. AASPMO

Automotivation: September 2019

September 3rd, 2019 by

  Creating a High-Quality Value Stream One could easily debate that an auto body shop is an unlikely place to see an assembly line, especially when you try to visualize “assembly line” in the traditional sense. However, there are many more similarities between collision repair and the assembly line than you may realize. When Henry

Automotivation: July 2019

July 3rd, 2019 by

  Dear Parents, What You Think You Know About The Skilled Trades May Not Be – The Skilled Trades Gap If your teen has come to you to announce they’re more interested in pursuing a future in the trades than going to a four-year university, you may have some concerns. In the past, the skilled

Automotivation: June 2019

June 1st, 2019 by

  Blue Collar No More: Skilled Auto Technians are in High Demand Key Points The tight labor market can be a boon for blue-collar workers: They are more likely to find good-paying jobs and experience rapid wage growth. More employers are trying to tackle the aversion to manual labor jobs by offering workers higher salaries,

Automotivation: May 2019

May 19th, 2019 by

  We Fought a Strong Battle to Save the Missouri State Safety Inspection Program – It Survived But It’s Wounded May 17th, 2019 was the last day of session for 2019 in Jefferson City. THANK YOU to everyone that took the time to send emails, make calls and speak with your legislators. Thank you to

Automotivation: April 2019

April 1st, 2019 by

  Auto Industry Celebrates Gene Slattery’s 58 Year Career and Retirement Many members of Missouri automotive service industry community gathered on March 21 to celebrate the retirement of Gene Slattery of Automotive Technology Inc. (ATI). Held at Sybergs on Dorsett, the party was planned by Gene’s wife Barb, his son and daughter-in-law, Doug and Sheri

Automotivation: March 2019

March 1st, 2019 by

  UPDATE: HCS#2 HB451 Would Repeal Missouri State Safety Inspection Program Call To Action! Please continue to take the time to contact your Missouri State Legislators and tell them that you OPPOSE HB451, SB359 & SB381 that would repeal the Safety Inspection Program in Missouri or exempt vehicles for 5 years or 150,000 miles(HB451 latest