During the week of October 3rd, the Auto Care Association submitted comments urging the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to relist Alibaba and its family of e-commerce platforms, including Taobao and Aliexpress, as notorious markets that facilitate the sale of counterfeit auto parts.
In September, Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that would require automotive manufacturers to provide OEM parts data to professional automotive recyclers and other vehicle owners.
The Auto Care Association has announced that the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) has joined the Auto Care Careers Industry Job Board Network along with partners SEMA, CAWA, Babcox Media and NIADA.
The Auto Care Association has announced the 2016 recipients of its Impact Award: Four for the Future, which annually honors four aftermarket professionals, age 40 or younger, who have made remarkable contributions within the auto care industry.
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In light of new evidence in the multi-district lawsuit, on March 2 Eaves Law Firm filed a motion to reconsider the dismissal of the Mississippi antitrust complaint by Judge Gregory Presnell.
Following Farmers Insurance’s decision to remove Most Favored Nation (Customer) clauses from insurer direct repair programs, Dan Risley, Automotive Service Association (ASA) president and executive director, sent a letter of thanks to Jeffrey Dailey, Farmers’ chief executive officer.
State Farm has announced that it is officially recognizing the I-CAR Platinum Individual training program for its auto claim employees.