FAIRFAX, Va. (June 18, 2012) — Virginia Tire & Auto's Ashburn/Dulles and Centreville, Va., locations both recently received Blue Seal of Excellence recognition from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), joining two other locations with that distinction.
The locations qualified for the designation by having 75 percent of their technicians achieve ASE certification.
“These facilities join our Chantilly and Gainesville locations and will proudly display this achievement. We strive to provide exceptional customer service at all our locations and as a result we have many customers who have relied on our technicians' commitment to car care service for many years. We hope to obtain an ASE Blue Seal of Excellence recognition at all of our 11 locations,” said Julie Holmes, vice president of Virginia Tire.
Virginia Tire employees hold more than 235 individual ASE certifications including: engine repair, automatic transmission, manual drive train & axels, suspension & steering, brakes, electronic systems, heating & air condition and engine performance, according to the company.
There are more than 350,000 technicians who hold ASE certifications, and they must be retested every five years to maintain ASE and Master certification.