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Source: Jamie L. LaReau, Detroit Free Press DETROIT — Buick owner Ben Baby is on his third and last Buick. Baby, 41, has been waiting since Oct. 4. for General Motors to supply a Texas body shop with the parts needed to repair his 2018 Buick Enclave. The delay, caused by the United Auto Workers’ 40-day strike Read more…


Effective 12/15/2019, new Partslink data is available for download for existing subscribers. For information on the Partslink program, including market intelligence, and how to subscribe to Partslink, please visit www.autobpa.com/partslink. Partslink Monthly Statistics Partslink is more than just a database of part numbers. Information pertaining to part pricing and supersession are also available to subscribers.


With Spring fast approaching, the anticipation for the 2020 ABPA Convention is building fast! We are adding even more value to your convention experience with the Port of Long Beach Harbor Tour – do not fly home early on Friday! The ABPA is proud to offer this free event for our attendees. Buses depart the Hyatt Regency Read more…


Source: James J. Aquilina, Quarles & Brady LLP A new bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would authorize U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) to take action against imported products that infringe U.S. design patent rights, thus extending to design patents the same protection currently enjoyed by copyrighted works and trademarks. Design patents are a critical component Read more…


ST. LOUIS – Enterprise Holdings, Inc. today announced Chrissy Taylor, the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer, has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective Jan. 1. Taylor becomes only the fourth CEO in the company’s more than 60-year history and the third generation of Taylor family CEO leadership, preceded as CEO by her father Andy Read more…


Sanford, NC — CIECA announced its next CIECAst webinar: “It’s 2020: Where Are Claims & the Collision Repair Market Heading?” The webinar will be held on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 11 am CST and feature Sean Carey, president of SCG Management Consultants. During the one-hour live broadcast, Carey will talk about where claims and the collision Read more…


MA Independent repair shops collect 102,000 signatures to again seek protection of their right to repair all cars and save consumers more than 30% over dealer prices. In 2012, Massachusetts voted 86% for right to repair law, but new wireless technologies now threaten car owners’ rights to buy parts or get cars repaired wherever they choose. BOSTON, Read more…


Effective 11/15/2019, new Partslink data is available for download for existing subscribers. For information on the Partslink program, including market intelligence, and how to subscribe to Partslink, please visit www.autobpa.com/partslink. Partslink Monthly Statistics Partslink is more than just a database of part numbers. Information pertaining to part pricing and supersession are also available to subscribers.


We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2020 ABPA Annual Meeting and Convention, which will be held on April 28 – May 1, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach located in exclusive Newport Beach, CA. Our 2019 Fort Lauderdale convention was a huge success and we expect Newport Beach to be Read more…


Smithfield, RI — The 2020 Annual Meeting & Trade show of the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) will be held April 28-May 1, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach located in Newport Beach, CA. The event is a gathering of aftermarket parts manufacturers, distributors, insurance industry executives, and collision repair companies. In addition to the ABPA’s Read more…

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Automotive Manufacturers Equipment Compliance Agency, Inc. (AMECA)
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