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OEM TECHNICAL TRAINING - A panel discussion with Jill Saunders (pictured left), Techstream engineer for Toyota, Bill Moss (pictured center), Owner of Euro Service Automotive and Rob Morrell (pictured right), Training Manager for WORLDPAC will engage with moderator, Skip Potter (NASTF Executive Director), in a discussion November 5 titled, Aftermarket Access to OEM Education Resources. The ocassion is the NASTF Fall 2014 General Meeting being held during the AAPEX/SEMA trade shows as a part of the AAPEX Service Professionals Program in Las Vegas. Key issues discussed will include the legal requirements on automakers, why automakers may want to provide training voluntarily, the difference between OEM dealer training and what the aftermarket may need, navigating OEM websites to find training, OEM licensing of resources to independent trainers and more. Find more information about this event on the NASTF General Meetings page.

The SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER is available to read HERE ON-LINE. SAE released an important update to the J2534-1 standard. This and much more in the September issue: Read useful updates from many OEMs in OEM NEWS. The Vehicle Security Committee, Equipment & Tool Committee, Education Committee, Collision Committee and Service Information Committee meetings all happened since the last newsletter and their reports are available. And Executive Director, Skip Potter, was surprised in Detroit and tells the story in his editorial, Always on My Mind

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NASTF Mission Statement:

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.

There is no cost to participate in NASTF. If you are a professional auto service technician, shop owner, OEM service employee or any other automotive industry professional supporting the mission of NASTF, please enroll here on our website. Click HERE.