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Let Freedom Ring … or, Text?

Time to tell your congressional reps, “Text me.”

Supreme Court Declares ‘Fair Use’ For Replacement Parts Makers

Auto parts manufacturers often need to ensure their software is compatible with what is installed by the OEMs.

California Enacts Law Prohibiting Installation Of Unsafe Used Tires

The bill, except as specified, will require an automotive repair dealer to use a visual inspection to determine whether a tire meets the criteria of an unsafe used tire.

Analysis: Trump’s Proposed Auto Tariffs Would Reduce US Auto Jobs

A new analysis by the Peterson Institute for International Economics concluded that if Trump did carry out the duties, there could be a loss of 195,000 U.S. auto industry jobs in a one- to three-year period.

CAWA And The Auto Care Association Host Webinar On Technical And Legal Requirements In California’s Prop. 65

Enacted in 1986, California’s Prop. 65 is intended to help Californians make decisions about protecting themselves from chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.

ASA Testifies On Repair Procedures Bill

The testimony outlined the importance of adherence to OEM repair standards for the shop, as well as the consumer, in support of the OEM compliance requirements within House Bill 8013.

AMN Video: Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is With PACs

While your own personal political leanings are private business, when it comes to matters affecting the automotive aftermarket, now more than ever it is time to speak up. And for some in the aftermarket, they say now is the time to put your money where your mouth is and support your industry PACs.

Supreme Court Decision Delivers Victory For Aftermarket

The Supreme Court upheld the legal precedent of patent exhaustion, which states that a company’s right to protect its patent ends when the product is sold to the end user.

Auto Care Association To Host D.C. Legislative Summit On Oct. 3-4

The event will feature Bob Woodward, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Washington Post associate editor, as a keynote speaker.