The law informs new car buyer that the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act makes it illegal for automakers or dealers to void a vehicle warranty or deny coverage under the warranty simply because aftermarket or recycled parts were installed or used on the vehicle.
Total aftermarket sales predicted to grow from $246.7 billion in 2014 to $284.3 billion in 2018, an increase of nearly $38 billion over the four-year period.
Report includes a BodyShop Business Industry Profile from Babcox Media highlighting trends and statistics in the collision repair industry.
The FTC has charged BMW’s MINI Division violated the law by telling consumers that BMW would void their warranty unless they used MINI parts and MINI dealers.
Kathleen Schmatz, who will retire effective Dec. 31, 2015, joined the association in 2002 and was named president and CEO on Jan. 1, 2004 after 30 years with Babcox Media.
The event’s theme will be “Keeping Pace with Change” and will feature speakers such as Mike Anderson and Bernie Blickenstaff.
Our best defense against this enormous spending is to support our associations and get involved.
Network formed to create a more comprehensive and systemized auto care industry response to legislative and regulatory initiatives in Washington, D.C., and in the states.
Event will take place in San Antonio, Texas at the Hyatt Regency (on the Riverwalk).
Association is urging vehicle manufacturers to build into their vehicles a secure gateway to allow motorists to have information that is transmitted by their vehicle and sent to the third party of their choice, not the car companies’ choice.
The Auto Care Association has released the 2014 Digital Collision Repair Trends report, an online 70-page analysis of data compiled from primary Auto Care Association research, federal government and independent research data sources. The report highlights the size and scope of the U.S. collision industry, including the paint, body and equipment (PBE) segment, with a