Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine
The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) hosted its annual virtual membership meeting via Zoom on Oct. 29.
In response to high automobile insurance assessments, New Jersey's Senate Commerce Committee passed legislation sponsored by Sens. Nia Gill, D-Essex/Passaic; M. Teresa Ruiz, D-Essex; Nilsa Cruz-Perez, D-Camden/Gloucester; and Nellie Pou, D-Bergen/Passaic; that would prohibit the use of education, occupation, homeownership status, marital status or credit score in certain automobile insurance determinations.
The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) congratulates Tom Elder, current treasurer and past president, who was elected president of the AASP National Board during its virtual semi-annual meeting held Oct. 20.
Massachusetts voters are deciding in this year’s election on whether they---and not the vehicle manufacturers---have control over the repair data generated by the vehicle they purchased.
New Jersey is joining California in calling for a future ban on the sale of gasoline-powered motor vehicles to combat global warming.
Maryland Auto Insurance has launched an initiative aimed at combatting auto insurance fraud in Maryland.
On Oct. 8, a deserving U.S. Marine Corps veteran experienced a life-changing event---the presentation of a vehicle to provide him reliable transportation to carry out his important mission of serving veterans and frontline workers in need.