Association says move would allow for wider utilization of connected vehicle technologies.
Agency orders require companies to fix warranties, come clean with customers, and compete fairly with independent repairers.
The need for federal right to repair protections in the auto industry was top of mind for key legislators and regulators at a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing held on May 18.
Industry is calling for action to implement its findings.
The report found that “there is scant evidence to support manufacturer justifications for repair restriction.”