Johnson moderated a panel discussion with repair shop owners during the recently held Tool Tech conference.
The position statement comes after significant commentary and debate surrounding use of multi-brand versus OEM scan tools.
This collaboration leverages each association’s membership and brings together OEMs and aftermarket service providers.
Sweet (pictured) will be responsible for directing the institute’s marketing programs, activities and events.
The methodology used to determine the awards began with an 11-point OEM support survey, which was sent to all ETI delegates.
Brian Herron was named president, Jim Fish was named vice president of programs and Kevin FitzPatrick was named vice president of marketing.
The newly formed task force is looking to create a set of standards to help secure the diagnostic link connector while maintaining legitimate access for OBD emissions testing, aftermarket repair tools and technicians.
The ETI board of directors and staff teamed up with the Baker Strategy Group in an intensive one-day strategic planning session to develop a roadmap for the institute.
Johnson also will moderate a panel discussion on emerging technologies.
BETHESDA, Md. – To promote cooperation on legislative and technical issues of importance to the economic health of the global independent auto care industry, the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) recently hosted leaders of several European and South African aftermarket organizations for week-long talks. Among the issues addressed were Right to Repair, challenges posed by car