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

WORLDPAC

WORLDPAC is a top tier distributor of brand recognized original equipment, and quality automotive parts specializing in the the import automotive service community. Sourcing the original parts from the original manufacturers ensures the precise fit and easy installation the first time, as well as the quality that maintains the integrity of the vehicle. WORLDPAC also provides extensive customer services such as their highly praised technical & business training and targeted customer marketing solutions. http://www.worldpac.com/

CARQUEST Auto Parts

CARQUEST Auto Parts is the premier supplier of replacement products, accessories, supplies and equipment for virtually all makes of automobiles. As the leader in supporting the success of today’s automotive professional CARQUEST is committed to helping professional technicians and automotive enthusiasts stay on top of the latest trends, components, techniques, skills and tools. There are more than 3,000 CARQUEST Auto Parts stores located throughout North America. For more information visit http://www.carquest.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://cars.repairpal.com

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.

CustomerLink

CustomerLink is the leader in delivering Customer Retention and Loyalty Services to the independent automotive service and repair industry. The CustomerLink Customer Relationship Management (CRM) program utilizes unique technology to act like an automated marketing department, whichs remind customers of future service intervals, pending repairs, and seasonal vehicle needs based on factory recommended intervals, mileage, and vehicle use. Custom vehicle-specific personalized marketing is automatically created and sent to the vehicle owner via mail, email, outbound calls, and other emerging electronic channels, allowing shop owners to greatly increase their car count, retain customers, and generate greater profits without any additional effort.

Gabriels Technology

Gabriels Technology, founded in 1994 and based in New York, is a leading private label e-commerce technology provider for architecting and developing custom web applications. Gabriels supports over 300 media companies across North America and Europe utilizing scalable technology to support content rich, high traffic sites, including hosting services within a mission critical environment. Gabriels' expertise includes creating advanced search technology, Endeca Information Access Platform, database programming, data management, and .NET development.