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Auto industry data access agreement discussed in Capitol Hill hearing
Oct. 27, 2023
Congressional skepticism around the need for legislation grows.
ASA: Industry Right-to-Repair agreement strengthened by support from Tesla and Rivian
Sept. 11, 2023
The latest development signifies that the agreement will now cover nearly 100 percent of auto makes.
Guest Editorial: ASA agreement assures independent repairers continued access
Aug. 14, 2023
The document stipulates that no technology will be used to circumvent the right to repair and establishes remedies for OEM noncompliance.
ASA Board of Directors Chairman Scott Benavidez testifies before U.S. House Judiciary Committee subcommittee on Right to Repair
Automotive Service Association (ASA)
July 19, 2023
Benavidez touts the ASA’s right-to-repair agreement with automakers and expresses concern with a lack of quality standard provisions in the SMART Act.
Right to Repair: Auto Care Alliance expresses opposition to recent move by ASA and SCRS
Auto Care Alliance
July 14, 2023
The pact signed by the other associations lacks enforcement and fails to address important concerns voiced by a majority of the industry, ACA says.
ASA announces Right to Repair support letter, ACA Objects
July 14, 2023
ASA, SCRS, and the Alliance for Automotive Innovation have officially stated their views on Right to Repair and shared them with members of Congress.
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Federal 'right-to-repair' legislation receives overwhelming support
June 16, 2023
The bill has reached a total of 28 supporters in Congress and bipartisan support continues to grow.
ASA calls on Texas legislature to oppose HB 3297
May 24, 2023
The bill would end Texas vehicle safety inspections and make roads less safe, according to the association.
REPAIR Act gains support, secures 8 more co-sponsors
May 1, 2023
Eight more members of congress have signed on to co-sponsor the REPAIR Act, which will ensure choice, fairness, and safety in the vehicle repair industry.
Eight bipartisan co-sponsors sign on to support REPAIR Act
Auto Care Association
April 26, 2023
The move is applauded by the CAR Coalition, MEMA Aftermarket, Auto Care Association and SEMA.
Texas Senate Transportation Committee puts an end to anti-car safety bill
April 3, 2023
The Texas Senate Transportation Committee rejected legislation that would have eliminated Texas’ vehicle safety inspection program.
House Vehicle Data Access Caucus will be essential in addressing critical concerns for all stakeholders
Feb. 17, 2023
The issue of 'right to repair' and vehicle data access continue to gain prominence in the national conversation and the legislative agenda.
Right to Repair legislation reintroduced in Congress
Feb. 15, 2023
'American vehicle owners have a right to control their data, and a right to access third-party repair shops, tools, and parts.'
New laws in California make catalytic converter theft harder
Oct. 6, 2022
The laws will make it illegal to buy the anti-pollution devices without proof it has been purchased from the legal owner or a licensed dealer.
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