EPA Archives - BodyShop Business
ASA Applauds Regulatory Proposal that Excludes Collision Repairers

The proposal would have increased required reporting under a revised Air Emissions Reporting Requirements (AERR) regulation.

Baker’s Collision Repair Specialists Recognized by Ohio EPA

Baker’s Collision Repair Specialists has been recognized by the Ohio EPA for achieving the Encouraging Environmental Excellence level.

EPA Declares Obama-Era Vehicle Emissions Standards Too Stringent

Under existing regulations, automakers must reach an average fleet fuel efficiency of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025 – more than double the current average.

Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association Announces New Environmental Committee

Committee is in response to the EPA Cross-Media Electronic Reporting Rule requiring states to provide compliance records similar to the new California Environmental Reporting System regulation.

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Honors PPG Manufacturing Facility

The facility earned a Gold Level Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Award, which recognizes an organization’s exceptional achievements in, and ongoing commitment to, environmental stewardship.

Publisher’s Perspective: Don’t Be Distracted by What Washington Is Doing

There are things happening around us in the world of the automotive aftermarket that are very concerning. I’m sure many of us did not see or hear about the issue I’m going to talk about, but I think that is what is so concerning.

Carnegie Mellon Research: Revamping EPA Tests Could Lead to More Fuel-Efficient, Self-Driving Cars

The research revealed that current EPA standardized tests do not take into account how current autonomous vehicle (AV) technologies – like adaptive cruise control – as well as future AV technologies will impact vehicle fuel use.

US House Committee Examines EPA’s New Ozone Standard

During the hearing, members considered the environmental and economic impact of the stricter standard.

How They Work: Spray Guns

Since it’s the paint that most people see first, spray guns are a critical part of the ability to deliver a flawless finish back to our customers.

Survey Finds One in Three Americans Doubt Accuracy of Fuel Economy Rating

AAA engineers conducted a comprehensive analysis of 37,000 records submitted to the EPA, representing more than 8,400 vehicle make, model and year combinations, to identify trends in real-world fuel economy.

U.S. House Subcommittee Looks at Proposed Changes to Ozone Standard

Proposed regulations would tighten the level of the ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) from its current level of 75 parts per billion (ppb) to a level between 65 and 70 ppb.

ASA Addresses EPA Over Potential Aerosol Spray Degreaser Rule

Association’s mechanical leaders discussed, with the EPA, the potential effects of the proposed rule on automotive repairers.