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ASA Calls on Oklahoma Legislature to Oppose S.B. 1853

ASA says the legislation would make it harder for auto repair businesses to return a vehicle to safe operating condition by imposing a litany of price mandates and other unfair rules.

Auto Care Association Testifies Against Idaho Aftermarket Parts Bill

The Auto Care Association believes S.B. 1233 would hurt consumers by limiting choice and also have a negative effect on the aftermarket industry in Idaho.

ASA Applauds U.S. House Passage of Bipartisan Tax Bill

The legislation would allow businesses to expense more business costs for tax deduction, provide relief to businesses impacted by certain disasters and expand the Child Tax Credit.

ASA Endorses Bipartisan Tax Framework

If enacted, provisions in the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024 could provide much needed financial relief to ASA members.

House Passes SEMA-Supported Bill to Stop EPA Emissions Mandate

If the CARS Act becomes law, it would block the most aggressive tailpipe emissions ever proposed.

Auto Care Association Opposes New Connecticut Repair Regulation

New regulation would require repair shops engaged in changing the oil or tires and tubes of a motor vehicle to determine if the motor vehicle being repaired or worked upon is subject to an open recall.

U.S. House Committee Hears ASA Position on REPAIR Act

ASA Chairman Scott Benavidez testified that the agreement with automakers ensures independent shops have the data for service and repair in the future.

Maryland Passes New Calibration Law

S.B. 793 establishes consumer protections related to the repair or replacement of glass on motor vehicles equipped with ADAS.

ASA Calls on Texas Legislature to Oppose H.B. 3297

ASA says bill would end Texas vehicle safety inspections and make roads less safe.

ABPA Opposes Texas Crash Parts Bill

The ABPA believes Texas Senate Bill 1083 will adversely affect Texas drivers as it would establish a 36-month restriction against the use of alternative parts when OEM repair procedures are mandated.

Eight New Bipartisan Co-Sponsors Sign On to Support REPAIR Act

The CAR Coalition, MEMA Aftermarket, Auto Care Association and SEMA are applauding a new group of bipartisan cosponsors of the REPAIR Act (H.R. 906).

CAR Coalition Applauds Reintroduction of SMART Act

The CAR Coalition believes the SMART Act will empower consumers to choose quality, safe and affordable aftermarket car parts, while respecting the intellectual property rights of automakers.