Several Democrats penned a letter to NHTSA outlining concerns that NHTSA’s latest guidance may unfairly harm independent repairers.
At press time, more than 80% of Maine voters had answered “yes” to Ballot Question 4.
Bill Hanvey and Paul McCarthy urged attendees to take action by visiting repairact.com.
Subcommittee members and others expressed enthusiastic support for the legislation.
McCarthy calls the REPAIR Act the most important federal legislation for the aftermarket since Magnuson-Moss.
Hanvey details how “you and your company can take part in the most important battle our industry has ever faced.”
“We are prepared to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow head-on and with a passion unlike any other.”
If the proposal sees the light of day, it would limit the scope of the Massachusetts data-access law.
Auto Care CEO Bill Hanvey called the pact “a thinly veiled response by the automotive OEMs to HR 906: The REPAIR Act.”
MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers called the agreement “a step in the right direction” but asserted that the pact “falls short of all the protections necessary to ensure consumer choice now and into the future for all parties.”
The Auto Care association is sharing six ways that aftermarket professionals can take action.
The Berkshire Eagle, which endorsed the data-access measure in 2020, is skeptical of NHTSA’s cybersecurity concerns.