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OEM DIAGNOSTICS & J2534 - NASTF participated in a PTEN (Professional Tool & Equipment News) webcast about J2534 and OEM diagnostics broadcast on December 4th, 2014. GM, Toyota and VW demonstrated their applications using J2534 interfaces. Presenters included: Brian Herron (Drew Technologies), Bob Stewart (General Motors), Jill Saunders (Toyota), Kurt Immekus (Volkswagen), Skip Potter (NASTF) and Bob Augustine (Christian Brothers Automotive). CLICK TO PLAY VIDEO
NASTF began dialogue with OEMs on aftermarket access to their education resources in a panel discussion during the NASTF Fall 2014 General Meeting, November 5 in Las Vegas. "There is a disconnect that is frustrating both the OEMs who are already spending money to comply with laws and agreements and technicians who are unsuccessful in their search of specific training topics,” explains Skip Potter, Executive Director of NASTF and moderator of the panel’s discussion." Click this link to download the full press release (pdf file) on this discussion.
The DECEMBER NEWSLETTER is available to read HERE ON-LINE with information in OEM NEWS from Hyundai, Chrysler and McLaren.
Founding NASTF Member, John Cabaniss, announced his intention to retire from the NASTF Board and Bob Chabot of ManicMedia captured John's insights from the past and into the future in a tribute article, JOHN CABANISS: TO SERVE & REPAIR.
NASTF FALL 2014 GENERAL MEETING - More than 20 automaker personnel were among the attendees Wednesday, November 5, 2014 for the NASTF Fall 2014 General Meeting at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas.
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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.