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On Sept. 10-12, the NORTHEAST® Automotive Services Show continued its leading-edge reputation by being the first event of its kind to return to a live setting.

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Ten members of an auto theft and distribution operation were indicted for their roles in the theft and/or criminal possession of 45 vehicles during a six-month period and their roles related to the theft and resale of more than 225 vehicles throughout New York City and Westchester.

Tuesday, 21 September 2021 15:56

Federal Decision on ‘Right to Repair’ Case Delayed in MA

Written by Rebecca Barnabi, glassBYTEs.com

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A Massachusetts federal judge has delayed a ruling in Alliance for Automotive Innovation v. Healey to Nov. 2.

Friday, 17 September 2021 20:04

NJ EV Program Paused After Running Out of Money

Written by Todd DeFeo, The Center Square

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A program to dole out roughly $30 million to help New Jersey residents lease or buy an electric vehicle (EV) could run out of funds sooner than expected this year.

Friday, 17 September 2021 17:32

Proposal Would Give Tax Break to NJ Residents Who Lost Vehicle to Tropical Storm Ida

Written by Todd DeFeo, The Center Square

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A state lawmaker wants to give New Jerseyans who lost a vehicle due to Tropical Storm Ida a break on their taxes.

Friday, 17 September 2021 15:23

Industry Groups, MA Legislature Clash Over Auto Body Shop Labor Rates Bill

Written by Kim Jarrett, The Center Square

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Two industries have opposing perspectives on a bill that would set the amount paid for auto body shop labor rates.