Rhode Island is currently considering House Bill 8013 ( RI H8013), which would prohibit the installation of non-OEM parts without the vehicle owner providing expressed written consent.
The Auto Care Association has announced it has joined the Coalition for Accurate Product Labels, which advocates for meaningful, science-based information about the products consumers buy and use.
The petition is seeking 100,000 signatures by Feb. 24th.
AASA and MERA are asking the U.S. Copyright Office to protect consumer choice by allowing the independent aftermarket greater access to software-enabled components and parts.
Language that the federal government is revisiting specifies that in states where the public can access the cars, a licensed driver should be behind the wheel.