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The Automotive Service Association (ASA) advances professionalism and excellence in the automotive repair industry through education, representation and member services. Our Washington, D.C., office – located just steps away from the U.S. Capitol, U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives office buildings – is ASA members’ link to the legislative and regulatory issues that are most relevant to automotive repair businesses.

ASA monitors issues at the state and federal level, identifying legislation and regulations most important to members. ASA’s D.C. office serves as an advocate on Capitol Hill and with federal agencies on behalf of independent repairers. ASA provides information and grassroots opportunities through its legislative website,, and various association publications. ASA’s goal is to advance the plight of independent automotive repairers, protecting our members from legislation and regulations that may harm their businesses, and advancing those policies that make our members’ businesses stronger.

Featured Posts

Updated List of States Approved for SBA Disaster Relief

March 20, 2020

UPDATE: States approved for U.S. Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loans to date are: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina,…

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NHTSA Issues NPRM for Occupant Protection for Automated Driving Systems

March 18, 2020

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a notice of proposed rule making (NPRM) on occupant protection for automated driving systems. Per NHTSA, the proposal aims “to modernize numerous Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and clarify ambiguities in current occupant protection standards for vehicles equipped with automated driving systems…

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ASA Signs onto Letter to NGA

March 17, 2020

The Automotive Service Association, joined other automotive service providers and suppliers, in signing onto a letter addressed to Bill McBride, Executive Director of the National Governors Association, stressing the impact of COVID19 on small businesses. The letter urges Mr. McBride to “urge your members to take immediate action to obtain…

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ASA Launches “Repair Policy Scan Tool” Legislative Newsletter

January 30, 2024

Lawmakers rely on constituent feedback to make good decisions. Staying informed about the laws they are considering that could impact an auto repair shop owner or operator’s ability to run a successful business empowers repairers to speak up in crucial moments. But it’s hard to keep up with the news,…

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UPDATE: EPA Sends Tailpipe Emissions Proposal to White House for Final Review

January 22, 2024

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has sent its high profile tailpipe rules proposal to the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for final review. The proposal’s intended impact is for 67 percent of light-vehicles sold in the United States by 2032 to electric vehicles (EVs). OMB is…

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Biden Admin Awards $623 Million in Grants to Expand EV Charging Infrastructure

January 12, 2024

The Biden Administration has announced that it has awarded grants worth a combined $623 million to help expand EV charging infrastructure in the United States. Administered by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the grants are funded by the 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), which allocated $2.5 billion towards…

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