BEDFORD, Texas (Aug. 23, 2002) — “Taming Automotive Technology” is the theme of the Congress of Automotive Repair and Service (CARS), sponsored by the mechanical division of the Automotive Service Association, and scheduled for Nov. 7-9 at the Tropicana Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
Held during Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week in that city, CARS bills itself as the automotive repair industry's “premier educational event and exhibitor showcase. It will feature eight technical courses and three Automotive Management Institute (AMI) seminars and is open to all.
ASA Chairman Dan Frohlich said CARS has expanded its educational program and now offers the single best opportunity for industry professionals to receive training from the nation's best instructors—both technical and management. “Record attendance figures, especially among technicians, stands as a testament to the value and worth of CARS,” Mr. Frohlich said.
Seminars will cover such topics as: “Compensating Technicians and You,” “The Price of Admission” and “the Nuts and Bolts of Dollars and Cents.” The exhibitor showcase will feature the newest products and services of some 35 industry suppliers. Entertainment and prize giveaways also are planned.
Attendees registering prior to Sept. 30 will save $50 on registration fees. Additional information is available on the association's Web site, www.asashop.org.