The summer registration window is open for certification now through Sept. 30.
Many shops, suppliers and industry organizations will celebrate these professionals now through June 30.
Chris Bishop of Grand Rapids, Minn., is literally one in a million. Bishop, ASE Master Automobile Technician and manager of Bishop’s Performance, his family owned business, was the lucky technician to take the one millionth ASE computer-based test, which happened to be the Heating and Air Conditioning (A7) test. In doing so, he won a $500 tool certificate as part of ASE’s Million Test promotion.
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) has announced a new certification category for those involved in servicing hybrid vehicles. The Light Duty Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Specialist (L3) is a new advanced level certification geared toward technicians who perform diagnosis and repairs on hybrid/electric vehicles. Technicians can register starting Dec. 1, 2014. Testing begins in January 2015.