OEM Panel Spotlights Training Information Availability at NASTF Meeting

Sep 02, 2008, 01:00 ET from National Automotive Service Task Force

    LEESBURG, Va., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National
 Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF) Fall general meeting in Las Vegas at
 the Mandalay Bay on Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 1:30 pm will offer
 attendees a panel discussion outlining the various training information
 resources available to the aftermarket. "The panel discussion will involve
 OEM representatives from the major vehicle manufacturers," said Charlie
 Gorman, NASTF Chairman. "The presentations will include information on a
 variety of training material, available in different formats, which will
 help aftermarket technicians prepare for the vehicle systems that will
 challenge them today and in the near future."
     The full list of participating OEM carmakers is still being confirmed
 and will be made available prior to the NASTF meeting. In addition to the
 panel discussion, the NASTF general meeting will offer committee reports
 and organization updates, along with allowing participants the opportunity
 to provide input and comment directly to NASTF. "We encourage and invite
 all automotive professionals to attend and participate. No registration is
 necessary," said Gorman.
     NASTF was established in 2000 to maintain an open dialogue between
 automobile manufacturers (or OEMs) and aftermarket repair technicians and
 to identify, communicate and resolve gaps in the availability and
 accessibility of automotive service information, service training,
 diagnostic tools, and equipment for the benefit of automotive service
 professionals and their customers. NASTF was incorporated in 2006.
 Additional details can be found at www.nastf.org.
     As a 501(c)6 not-for profit organization, NASTF takes no position on
 any legislation that may be proposed or pending in state or national
 legislative bodies.

SOURCE National Automotive Service Task Force