SEMA filed an amicus brief in a lawsuit between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Gear Box Z. Inc. (GBZ) arguing against EPA’s contention that the Clean Air Act (CAA) does not allow a motor vehicle to be converted into a racing vehicle used solely for competition.
On behalf of the combined efforts from industry associations, collision repair professionals, scan tool providers and various subject matter experts, the Automotive Service Associated (ASA), the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) and the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers (AASP) acknowledges the act of scanning a vehicle using a qualified scan tool as a necessary and not-included operation that is legitimately expressed on a repair order with either a fixed cost, in labor hours and/or set dollar amount.
Garage Gurus, a training and support platform from Tenneco's DRiV division, will award up to $30,000 in scholarships to future automotive technicians who are accepted or currently enrolled in accredited, U.S.-based automotive technical schools, colleges and universities, or enrolled full-time at a U.S. high school.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has given an updated statement regarding Tesla’s new yoke steering wheel, an option on the refreshed Model S and Model X.
General Motors is looking for a second lithium-ion cell battery plant with LG Chem's LG Energy Solution in the U.S., according to unofficial media reports.
AAA’s latest automated vehicle survey finds more than half---58%---of drivers want to see Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), like automatic emergency braking and lane assistance, in their next vehicle, with a majority (80%) looking for advancements to these systems.
As part of the revamped National Auto Body Council® (NABC) Awards Program in celebration of its 25th anniversary, the NABC introduced two new awards in place of previous ones---the NABC President’s Award and the NABC Changing and Saving Lives Award.