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GM has suspended access to their key codes due to technical problems. No date or time is indicated for restoration of this service. (6:51 pm, March 27, 2015)
NASTF SPRING 2015 GENERAL MEETING OPENS NORTHEAST 2015 - NASTF traveled its semi-annual General Meeting to the New York City Metro area on Thursday, March 19 at the Meadowland Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ. NASTF Chair, Allen Pennebaker, owner of Orinda (Calif) Motors convened the three-hour session, welcoming a local and webcast audience of aftermarket and OEM representatives. Featured topics included the following two sessions plus the important committee segment:
THE MERCEDES theft-relevant parts (TRP) policy was updated for 2015 and Dan Selke, Safety Supervisor for MBUSA proudly announced that "now every theft-relevant part is able to be ordered." CLICK HERE to watch the VIDEO.
OEM VALIDATION OF COLLISION REPAIR was the lead topic for discussion at the Spring 2015 meeting. ASE Director of Collision Repair Test Development, Teresa Bolton quizzed and challenged an elite panel revealing insights from automakers, shop owners and service providers. CLICK HERE to watch the VIDEO.
The remainder of the General Meeting was devoted to the important work of NASTF's six committees. Claude Hensley, co-chair for Vehicle Security, Kurt Immekus co-chair for Equipment & Tool, Tim Morgan, co-chair for Collision Repair and Jason Kozak, co-chair for Education each made presentations. CLICK HERE to watch the complete committee segment VIDEO.
The MARCH 2015 NEWSLETTER is available to read HERE ON-LINE. A Collision panel will discuss new OEM repair requirements and details of the new Mercedes TRP program will be featured sessions on the afternoon of March 19 in the NASTF Spring 2015 General Meeting at the Meadowlands Expo Center, Secaucus, NJ. Also read how an OEM sees PC skills evolving with J2534-enabled diagnostics.
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The National Automotive Service Task Force will facilitate the identification and correction of gaps in the availability and accessibility of automotive service information, training, diagnostic tools and equipment, and communications to automotive service professionals.
About The National Automotive Service Task Force:
The National Automotive Service Task Force is a not-for-profit organization established to facilitate the identification and correction of gaps in the availability and accessibility of automotive service information, service training, diagnostic tools and equipment, and communications for the benefit of automotive service professionals. NASTF is a cooperative effort among the automotive service industry, the equipment and tool industry and automotive manufacturers.
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