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Empire Auto Parts Expands in Georgia

Empire Auto Parts, a distributor of aftermarket collision parts, has opened their fifth distribution center and second location in Georgia.

CAR Coalition Applauds Executive Order on Right to Repair

The CAR Coalition believes the EO will enhance competitiveness in the U.S. economy and enhance consumers’ ability to choose where and how they repair their vehicles.

CAR Coalition Strongly Supports Bipartisan SMART Act

The CAR Coalition states that the SMART Act will expand consumer choice for crash parts, decrease costs to both drivers and insurers, and enhance competition in the auto parts market.

ABPA Opposes Nebraska OE Repair Procedures Bill

The ABPA says Nebraska Legislative Bill 602 will adversely affect Nebraska drivers by establishing a restriction against the use of alternative parts when OEM repair procedures are mandated.

CAR Coalition Launches New Consumer Rights Video

The video outlines the need to protect consumers’ rights in the post-collision automotive repair market.

ABPA Opposes Washington OE Repair Procedures Bill

The ABPA has opposed Washington House Bill 1428, which would establish a restriction against the use of alternative parts when OEM repair procedures are mandated.

CAPA Joins Consumer Access to Repair Coalition

The CAR Coalition is an industry group whose mission is to preserve and protect consumer choice, transparency and affordability in the collision repair market.

Automakers Launch New Non-Saleable Parts/Airbag Lookup Tool

The tool will enable aftermarket parts handlers to identify recalled Takata airbags and work with dealers and others to identify and safely dispose of parts that cannot be resold under Federal law.

CARiD Launches OE Brand of Factory-Equivalent Parts

Online retailer CARiD.com announced the launch of its “OE” brands, encompassing what it claims is the widest variety of automotive replacement parts available at one website.

Professional Parts Group Remains Open in All Markets

Professional Parts Group, a supplier of alternative collision parts to the collision repair industry, remains open in all markets: Denver, Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, Charlotte and Tampa.

CAPA Debuts Mobile App for Faster Quality Complaint Reporting

The Certified Automotive Parts Association (CAPA) has announced a new, free mobile app for the CAPA Quality Complaint Program.

MEMA Opposes Illinois Bill Discouraging Use of Aftermarket Parts

The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association opposes a proposed Illinois law that would limit the use of aftermarket parts by requiring written consent for the use of non-original crash parts.