Nearly 83 percent of members responded that they plan on attending the event, though responses are mixed as to when and how it should take place.
Les Schwab Tire had announced plans to sell the 68-year-old business in December, though the pandemic has now made selling the company difficult.
The requirements begin in 2024. By 2035, 55 percent of delivery vans and large pickups, 75 percent of commercial trucks and 40 percent of the big rigs sold in California must be emissions-free.
Jack Molodanof, ASCCA legislative advocate, shared state laws that have potential to create issues and concerns for California shop owners if they are unaware of them.
Although the industry is considered essential in many global markets during the pandemic, the value chain felt the impact.
The two-day business conference will include general sessions, various breakout seminars, a trade show and virtual vendor booths.
Tech wages are the number one reason that has created the automotive industry tech shortage. Not high school shop classes or trade centers going away.