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 Launches New Consumer Rights Video
The video outlines the need to protect consumers’ rights in the post-collision automotive repair market.
Brand Integrity and the Value of OEM Parts
The decision to use OEM parts comes down to multiple factors, including price, availability, and value – though their value is often overlooked when it comes to a company’s brand.
Carlisle, MOTOR Release White Paper on OE Parts
The report analyzes a wide scope of factors that contribute to purchasing behaviors, including the perceptions, expectations and preferences of OEM parts.
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.
How to Explain the Value of OEM Parts to Your Customers
Teaching your customers that an OEM part is specifically designed and engineered from the manufacturer for their vehicle is the first step in showcasing the value.
New York Bill Would Require Shops to Follow OEM Procedures
A new bill was recently introduced in the New York State Assembly that would require auto body shops to adhere to OEM repair procedures but would let current alternative parts laws that don’t mandate an OE part stand.
MOTOR Information Systems Releases White Paper on Creating OE Parts Demand
MOTOR Information Systems announced the release of a new educational white paper for OEM parts manufacturers and the greater automotive parts industry titled, “How to Generate More Demand for OE Parts.”
Parts Veteran Creates Ultimateoem.com to Streamline OE Parts Ordering
Ultimateoem.com will allow body shops and mechanical shops to look up OEM parts by VIN number to see which dealers closest to them have those parts in stock.
The Right Part is an OE Part
Luckily, shops are in a great position to boost every aspect of their business by using the best products in the market today: original equipment (OE) parts.
Nevada Legislature Reviewing Aftermarket Parts Bill
The bill would prohibit an insurer from requiring the use of aftermarket parts in the collision repair of a vehicle that is less than 60 months old unless the insurer has written consent from the owner of the motor vehicle.
Wyoming Crash Parts Legislation Stalls in House
Opposed by the Automotive Service Association (ASA) and collision shops in Wyoming, the “crash parts” bill – S.F. 0095 – had been on a fast track after garnering quick approval from the Wyoming Senate.