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Automotivation: September 2021

October 11th, 2021 by

  Are Some Major Players Getting Cold Feet About SEMA? With a rise in COVID-19 cases in Clark County and the State of Nevada’s indoor facemask mandate again in full force, there are under- standably some concerns among collision repair-related companies about whether or not to participate in the 2021 SEMA Show.     Click

Automotivation: August 2021

September 10th, 2021 by

  A Customer Asked Me How Much It Costs to Do This Job A customer asked me how much it cost to do this job…. I answered him: $1500 He said: So expensive for this job? I asked: How much do you think it would cost you? He answers me: $800 maximum… That’s a pretty

Automotivation: July 2021

July 3rd, 2021 by

  How to Find Additional Repair Work A topic that I’m finding our Elite Body Shop Solutions community is interested in lately is where to find additional repair work. While some auto body shops have been negatively affected by the pandemic, others have become more efficient and found additional capacity they want to fill. Either

Automotivation: May 2021

May 11th, 2021 by

  Most Consumers Not ‘Always Satisfied’ with Their Current Auto Service Provider, Survey Finds Nearly 80 percent of respondents believe that fair prices equate to good auto service, which won out against good communication, honesty, timeli- ness, and respect     Click Here to View More                  

Automotivation: March 2021

April 14th, 2021 by

  Are You Passive, Average or Proactive? IMPORTANT: None are bad. Each has many benefits to a company. Fact: Often the reason there is trouble with customers is one of these personalities was placed in the wrong position.     Click Here to View More                    

Automotivation: January 2021

April 14th, 2021 by

  Shop Policy in the Event an Employee Tests Positive In the event an employee shows any symptoms of Covid-19 they must notify the management and not report to work until a negative Covid-19 test result can be provided. If the employee tests positive, they must wait 10 days and produce a negative test to

Automotivation: October 2020

April 14th, 2021 by

  AASP-National Meeting Via Zoom 2020 The year like no other. Even though the SEMA Show was canceled we still needed to have our Annual Fall Meeting. Since we can’t meet in person, we held our meet- ing on two different days via Zoom, October 20 and 27, 2020. This was a unique meeting platform,

Automotivation: September 2020

October 6th, 2020 by

  SEMA 2020 Cancelled Due to Covid-19 The Specialty Equipment Market Association has announced that due to Covid-19 and concerns that event facilities and services will be unavailable, the SEMA Show will not take place in 2020. While both event organizers and industry members have been working tirelessly to deliver an outstanding SEMA Show in

Automotivation: July 2020

August 20th, 2020 by

  The Real Cause of the Technician Shortage I saw it argued recently that the long-building technician shortage is attributable, with no qualifications whatsoever, to technician pay. If a master technician maxes out well south of six figures, the argument goes, they’re better off in a different industry.     Click Here to View More

Automotivation: June 2020

June 30th, 2020 by

  Shopowner Throws Hat into Ring to Run for MO State Legislature Florissant, MO — AASP-Missouri State President Mike Moehlenkamp has thrown his hat into the ring and will be running for state representative, after having visited the state capitol of Jefferson City numerous times to testify on vehicle safety inspection bills on behalf of