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Court rules that state's Automotive Crash Parts Act does not apply to use of salvage/recycled OEM parts.
Repairers in 35 more states expected to file suits on similar grounds over next few months.
Members of Congress take a ride in Carnegie Mellon University's driverless car.
7/1/2014 8:28:59 AM
Collision industry members noted problems MFN clauses cause for shops, consumers and insurers.
6/23/2014 8:10:27 AM
Association says complexity of today's automotive supply chain underscores importance of access to VIN-specific OEM parts numbers, build sheet data an...
Act No. 105 will take effect in August of this year and will establish stricter definitions and penalties for airbag fraud.
6/9/2014 8:04:48 AM
The Automotive Service Association (ASA) has announced that the Housing and Insurance Subcommittee of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee he...
5/27/2014 3:02:38 PM
Impact comes at expense of consumers, says spokesperson for Property Casualty Insurers Association of America.
4/7/2014 4:05:21 PM
Washington Metropolitan Auto Body Association expresses disappointment, states consumers were "let down."
3/21/2014 10:43:35 AM
New Tier 3 rule would cut sulfur levels in fuel and strengthen vehicle emissions equipment requirements.
3/10/2014 3:14:41 PM
Senate Bill 487 would prohibit insurers from requiring the use of alternative collision parts on vehicles less than five years old.
3/5/2014 1:24:47 PM
Association claims insurers are asking collision repairers to testify against Senate Bill 487 that addresses aftermarket parts and parts procurement.
At hearing, FIO Director Michael McRaith notes that Republican President Theodore Roosevelt called for the federal regulation of insurance in his 1904...
Organization notes technology will improve safety by allowing vehicles to "talk" to each and avoid crashes.
Senate Bill 487 to prohibit insurer-mandated parts procurement processes or vendors and the usage of aftermarket parts for the first three years of th...
The Alliance, Global, AAIA and CARE collectively agree to end the "Right to Repair" debate.
Jordan Wooten of Coastal Collision Works tells of short pays, inconsistencies and delays in claims with State Farm.
Meeting will take place Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the Calvert House in Annapolis, Md.
"There are boundaries in protecting your business, and these two insurer mandates cross those boundaries," said ASA Executive Director Dan Risley.
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Panel calls legislation a "mixed bag" with varying degrees of effectiveness.
Association believes changes to OSHA's On-Site Consultation Program could subject participants to enforcement inspections.
Independent body shops will now be in same retail trade category as dealership shops and taxed at same rate.
Bill would prohibit insurers from requiring that repairs be made by a particular repair facility as a condition of coverage.
Northern Michigan Body Shop Association believes legislation will result in safe and proper vehicle repairs with no interference from insurers.
State insurance commissioner would determine minimum labor rate allowable in Massachusetts by averaging rates of five New England states.
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