Automotive Training Solutions (ATS) Announces Name Change to Automotive Resource Network (ARN)

Automotive Training Solutions (ATS) Announces Name Change to Automotive Resource Network (ARN) – New Name Reflects Company’s Commitment Driving Automotive Excellence by Providing Automotive Resources and Networking Opportunities

Rio Rico, AZ – Automotive Training Solutions, a membership organization of over 300 corporations and professionals dedicated to fostering the development of automotive professionals, today announced that the organization has changed its name to Automotive Resource Network (ARN). At the same time, ARN unveiled a new identity and redesigned Web site, The new site prominently features the organization’s focus on innovative programs to provide resources and create business solutions.

The new organization name and website will serve as the enhanced brand and refined image to be used in conjunction with all of its activities, products, and services. “We are very excited about the introduction of our new organization name. We believe the name ARN allows us to better represent our business as we introduce new services.” Said Hanan Bedri, Founder & Executive Director. “The new name is directly related to our promise to provide automotive professionals with resources and tools to drive automotive excellence.”

Commenting on the name change and new website, ARN (formerly ATS) Chairperson Rob Mudd noted, “The ARN name clearly defines our existence as an organization. Our new name also more accurately reflects our evolution to a strategic automotive resource provider. It reinforces our commitment to provide our members and colleagues with customized services to help them more effectively with the ever changing automotive marketplace. This is a very exciting time for our organization as we continue to position ourselves for accelerated growth in an improving economy.”

In the past couple of years ARN has gone through some exciting changes and organizational developments. This year the organization launched the only Automotive Annual Conference in the east coast in collaboration with NADA and JD Power Automotive Forum and the International New York Auto Show. The conference was held at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. Next year, ARN will continue its collaboration with NADA, JD Power, and the New York International Auto Show in April 14, 2014. This year they’ve decided to go with a new name which, as Rob Mudd puts it, would signify the organization vision.

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About Automotive Resource Network (ARN)
The Automotive Resource Network (ARN) formerly known as the Automotive Training Solutions (ATS) is a membership organization of automotive professionals. ARN is dedicated to driving automotive excellent. ARN represents more than 300 automotive executives and industry professionals. Our members represent auto auction, auto dealership, auto finance, auto leasing, fleet, recovery, OEMs, and vehicle remarketing sectors across the United States and Canada. ARN provides resources and tools to enhance business practices in the automotive community.
We do this by nurturing a community of really smart and creative people – our members.

ARN mission is to foster the development of automotive professionals by providing variety of educational opportunities and resources. ARN Connects peers in the industry to share knowledge, discuss best practices, and set industry standards by providing webinars, meetings, and conferences. ARN provides exceptional networking opportunities, essential tools, and variety of resources to help automotive professionals advance their career.
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