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Independent Repairers, Carmakers Strike Right-To-Repair Deal

The agreement affirms a 2014 national agreement on automotive right-to-repair.

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US House Unveils ‘Moving Forward Act’

The legislation includes a motor vehicle safety title that consists of previously introduced bills and provisions.

ASA Testifies At Massachusetts Right To Repair Hearing

Automotive Service Association President Ray Fisher testified at the hearing.

Safety Concerns With Self-Driving Vehicles Addressed During US Senate Committee Hearing

Pointing to a fatal Uber crash last year, a U.S. Senate committee recently focused on how to best address safety challenges involving autonomous vehicles (AVs) during a recent hearing. A self-driving Uber car in Tempe, Arizona, struck and killed a woman in 2018.

New Director Hired To Oversee ASA Member Services

Blair Calvo will be responsible for overseeing member services, including addressing the needs of current members and leading efforts to recruit new members.

Pennsylvania Emissions Legislation Awaits Assembly Approval

Specific focus has been placed on Senate Bill 742, which will exempt vehicles newer than eight years from emissions testing.

US Senate Judiciary Committee Discusses Anti-Competitiveness Of ‘Most Favored Nation’ Clauses

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) questioned Joseph Simmons, chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, and Makan Delrahim, assistant attorney general at the Antitrust Division at the U.S. Department of Justice, about the anti-competitive nature surrounding Most Favored Nation (MFN) clauses.

US DOT Holds Conference On Traffic Safety And The 5.9 GHz Spectrum

NHTSA’s Heidi King said using the 5.9 GHz spectrum to incorporate vehicle-to-everything technologies within the U.S. infrastructure will promote enhanced safety to all Americans.

ASA Announces New 2018 Board Of Directors

“As I look at our new leadership, I believe we have a strong team in place to help chart the association’s growth and progress on new initiatives as we move forward,” said ASA Chairman Roy Schnepper.

ASA’s Annual Business Meeting Mixes Business With Pleasure In Orlando

The three-day annual meeting featured shop management classes by top-notch trainers such as Bill Haas, AAM; Richard Flint, Bob Greenwood, AMAM; and Maylon Newton, AAM.

ASA Leadership Meets With Capitol Hill Policymakers, Administration On Automated Vehicle Issues

During Capitol Hill meetings, ASA Chairman Roy Schnepper and ASA President and Executive Director Dan Risley outlined the importance of data access to independent automotive repairers.

Online Registration Open For ASA’s Annual Business Meeting   

The event will kick off with a welcome reception on the evening of Monday, April 24, sponsored by Federated Insurance. On Tuesday, April 25, all ASA members are invited to attend a board of directors meeting, where board members for 2017-‘18 will be sworn in during special ceremonies.