Partners

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports is the world's largest independent product-testing organization. Using its more than 50 labs, auto test center, and survey research center, the nonprofit rates thousands of products and services annually. Founded in 1936, Consumer Reports has over 8 million subscribers to its magazine, website and other publications. Its advocacy division, Consumers Union, works for health reform, food and product safety, financial reform, and other consumer issues in Washington, D.C., the states, and in the marketplace.

US News Automotive

The U.S. News Media Group is a multi-platform publisher of news analysis, research and rankings which includes the monthly U.S. News & World Report magazine, the digital-only U.S. News Weekly magazine, and the company's websites, www.usnews.com and www.rankingsandreviews.com. Focusing on Health, Money, Education, Politics & Policy, Autos, and Travel, the U.S. News Media Group has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers. The U.S. News Media Group’s signature franchises include its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its “Best” series of consumer guides that include rankings of colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, health plans, and more.

Aol Autos

AOL Autos, http://autos.aol.com, offers car shoppers a multitude of resources to research and compare prices, features, specifications, and photos of new and used cars. The site also features the latest automotive news, including reviews and advice from industry experts on topics such as car buying, ownership and repair, hybrid trends, and more. http://autos.aol.com/auto-repair

Castrol

Castrol, one of the world’s leading lubricant brands, has a proud heritage of innovation and fueling the dreams of pioneers. Their passion for performance, combined with a philosophy of working in partnership with manufacturers, has enabled Castrol to develop oils that have been at the heart of numerous technological feats on land, air, sea and space for over 100 years. Today, the company’s vast portfolio of high performance lubricants, including Castrol EDGE, Castrol MAGNATEC and Castrol Power1, are available in almost 140 countries worldwide. http://www.castrol.com/

AARP

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of more than 37 million. AARP advocates for consumers in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name as well as help AARP members obtain discounts on a wide range of products, travel, and services. http://www.aarp.com/

Bosch Service Network

The Bosch Service Network includes more than 14,000 Bosch Service Centers worldwide and is comprised of the top independent repair shops that service gasoline, diesel, and hybrid-driven vehicles. Bosch Service Centers maintain customer vehicles with the highest quality parts and expert technicians to keep vehicles running at their best. Reliable maintenance and repair, along with exemplary customer service, is what you will experience at Bosch Service Centers. Robert Bosch, LLC is the largest original-equipment parts manufacturer in the world. Bosch uses its industry knowledge and expertise to provide quality parts, diagnostic and wheel service equipment, and expert training to the Bosch Service Network. http://www.boschservice.com

Automotive Service Association

The Automotive Service Association is the largest not-for-profit trade association of its kind dedicated to and governed by independent automotive service and repair professionals. ASA serves an international membership base that includes numerous affiliate, state, and chapter groups from both the mechanical and collision repair segments of the automotive service industry. ASA advances professionalism and excellence in the automotive repair industry through education, representation, and member services.

Cars.com

Cars.com is the leading destination for online car shoppers, offering credible, easy-to-understand information from consumers and experts to help buyers formulate opinions on what to buy, where to buy, and how much to pay for a car. With comprehensive pricing information, side-by-side comparison tools, photo galleries, videos, unbiased editorial content, and a large selection of new- and used-car inventory, Cars.com puts millions of car buyers in control of their shopping process with the information they need to make confident buying decisions. http://www.cars.com/auto-repair/

Automotive Service Councils of California

ASCCA is supported by nearly 1,000 individual-owned automotive repair facilities in California. The core purpose of ASCCA is to elevate and unite automotive professionals, and give them voice in a way that promotes integrity, compassion, individuality, and continuous self-improvement. Membership in ASCCA is unique in that it is comprised of 31 chapters throughout California and is based on the time-honored values of small business owners.

Elite Worldwide

Elite Worldwide, Inc. is an ethics-based company that offers a wide selection of industry-leading products and services created specifically to help automotive professionals build more profitable, successful businesses. Elite provides several sales, marketing, and employee management audio courses available for instant download; coaching and training services; as well as a wide variety of carefully chosen services from its affiliate companies. You can visit the Elite one-stop shop at www.EliteWorldwideStore.com.

NAPA

NAPA was founded in 1925 to meet America's growing need for an auto parts distribution system. Today NAPA has grown to more than 6,000 NAPA AUTO PARTS stores, 62 distribution centers with more than 400,000 part numbers in inventory and more than 15,000 NAPA AutoCare and AutoCare Collision Centers nationwide. http://www.napa.com

AdvisorFix

Recognized as one of the industry’s most talented and skilled service advisors, Jeremy O’Neal launched Advisor Fix in 2010, which provides real world sales training available to the auto repair industry, independent shops, and franchised dealers. http://www.advisorfix.com