Founded in 1940, ASCCA is the largest independent automotive repair organization in California. With more than 800 members, our membership represent all areas of the automotive repair industry, including mechanical, auto body, supplier and educators in the automotive technology field…Celebrating over 75 years of service!

Mission Statement/Core Purpose/Code of Ethics

MISSION STATEMENT: To provide business resources for our members and to advance the professionalism of the Automotive Repair Industry.

CORE PURPOSE: To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice.

CORE VALUES: Integrity, Compassion, Professionalism, Unity

BHAG: Make the public aware that ASCCA means skilled professionalism and inspired customer trust.


  1. To promote goodwill between the motorist and the automotive industry.
  2. To have a sense of personal obligation to each individual customer.
  3. To perform high quality services at a fair and just price.
  4. To employ the best skilled personnel obtainable.
  5. To use only proven merchandise of high quality, distributed by reputable firms.
  6. To itemize all parts and adjustments in the price charged for services rendered.
  7. To retain all parts replaced for customer inspection, if so requested.
  8. To uphold the high standards of our profession and always seek to correct any and all abuses within the automotive industry.
  9. To uphold the integrity of all members.
  10. To refrain from an advertisement, which is false or misleading or likely to confuse, or deceive the customer.


The ASCCA offers a range of membership categories to accommodate the varying needs of our members and the broad impact of our association. Below is a listing of the membership types under the ASCCA:

  1. Regular Members shall be automotive service businesses validly and currently registered in good standing with the California Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) and the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) as an Automotive Repair Dealer (ARD). Regular members shall be entitled to vote and hold elective office in the ASCCA
  2. Associate Members shall be those businesses, which supply goods, equipment or
    services to the automotive service/repair industry, and/or those automotive repair businesses, regardless of type, not located in the State of California. Associate members shall be entitled to vote but shall not be entitled to hold elective office in the within the state association.
  3. Educator Members shall be teachers or administrators working in an accredited California school who do not own or manage an automotive repair facility. Educator members shall not be entitled to vote or hold elective office within the state association.
  4. Branch Membership is for Regular, Associate, and Educator members who want to join multiple ASCCA chapters, and/ or have branch locations that they want to join at the ASCCA chapter level. Branch members shall not be entitled to vote or hold elective office within the state association.
  5. Student Members shall be at least 16 years old and be currently enrolled in a California high school, votech or college automotive program. Student Member shall not be entitled to vote or hold elective office within the state association.

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