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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.

Bipartisan Right to Repair Legislation Reintroduced in Congress

The CAR Coalition states that the legislation will ensure the preservation of consumer choice, a fair marketplace and the continued safe operation of the nation’s 292 million registered passenger and commercial motor vehicles.

President Biden: Consumers Deserve Right to Repair

As President Biden prepared for the State of the Union address, the White House reaffirmed the president’s support for consumers’ right to repair their products however and wherever they choose.

Congress Signals Support for Consumers’ Right to Repair

Congress is telling the FTC to “prioritize investigations and enforcement” to protect consumers from what the CAR Coalition calls “unfair practices” by the automakers.