The Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) is publicly denouncing auto body repair legislation recently introduced in Maryland that, if passed, will limit consumer choices when having their vehicle repaired.
The change leaves business owners struggling to determine salary levels and compensation plans for next year while they wait to see how the judge’s ruling (and any changes that may come under President-Elect Donald Trump) will alter the regulations.
A group of consumer advocacy associations have issued a letter to the Federal Communications Commission voicing their concerns about the possible commercial use of the dedicated short-range communications (DSRC) spectrum band that will be used for vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) connected car applications.
Service King Collision Repair Centers, as part of the organization’s ongoing commitment to promoting and generating awareness around career opportunities in the collision repair industry, recently hosted U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA) inside its Tacoma, Wash., repair center.
With the state legislative season in full swing in many states, new automotive technologies, including vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communications, driver assistance and automated vehicles (AV), are the focus for policymakers.
The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), released a proposed rule that would require manufacturers to notify consumers of outstanding recalls by electronic means in addition to first-class mail.
Last week, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety held a hearing titled “Examining Pathways Towards Compliance of the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for Ground-Level Ozone.”
Last Thursday, the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce held a hearing titled, “The Administration’s Overtime Rule and Its Consequences for Workers, Students, Nonprofits and Small Businesses.”
On May 24, the Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on Senate Bill 2055. This legislation attempts to regulate the generation, collection, analysis, dissemination and sharing of connected-car vehicle data.
On May 24, the Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on Senate Bill 2055. This legislation attempts to regulate the generation, collection, analysis, dissemination and sharing of connected-car vehicle data. ASA opposes S.B. 2055.
The DOL notes that under the rule, employers will be required to raise the salaries of employees to or above the salary level to maintain their exempt status, pay overtime in addition to the employee's current salary when necessary or evaluate and realign hours and staff workload.
Takata Corporation announced that TK Holdings Inc., a subsidiary of Takata Corporation, has agreed to initiate future expanded recalls covering all non-desiccated frontal airbag inflators containing phase-stabilized ammonium nitrate (“PSAN”) in the United States that are not covered by previous recalls.
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