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Fox News’ Douglas Kennedy on how the ‘Right to Repair’ bill being considered in Congress could lower costs for auto shops to perform repairs. Watch the latest video at foxnews.com Source: https://www.foxnews.com/video/6314126336112


Source: Jack Fitzgerald, Car and Driver We love fun headlight and taillight animations, but if the Hummer EV is anything to go by, they sure are expensive. One member of a GMC Hummer EV Facebook group announced they were quoted $4040 for a passenger-side taillight, not including the cost of labor. GM lists the price of a Read more…


Effective 10/15/2022, 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.


Smithfield, RI (October 3, 2022): The 2023 Annual Meeting & Trade show of the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) will be held April 25 – April 27, 2023, at the DoubleTree Hilton Downtown Nashville located in Nashville, TN. The event is a gathering of aftermarket parts manufacturers, distributors, insurance industry executives, and collision repair companies. In addition Read more…


Source: Ray Magliozzi, The Washington Post Ray Magliozzi is one half of NPR’s show “Car Talk,” a longtime independent repair-shop owner, a Dear Car Talk columnist and a car reviewer on CarTalk.com. When your car breaks, what do you do? Okay, after you utter a certain word? You have to decide where to take the car to Read more…


REPAIR Act and SMART Act Research Papers Argue Right to Repair Solutions Needed in Wake of Advancing Technology WASHINGTON, — The CAR Coalition, a growing group of independent automotive parts, management and repair companies, associations, and insurers committed to preserving consumer choice and affordable vehicle repair, today released two official research papers focused on the impact of Read more…


Varun Laroyia Appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of LKQ Europe ; Rick Galloway Appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of LKQ CHICAGO, IL — LKQ Corporation, a leading provider of alternative and specialty parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles, today announced the following leadership appointments, effective immediately: Varun Laroyia, Executive Read more…


Effective 9/15/2022, 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.


Congress sets hearing on right to repair WASHINGTON, D.C. – The CAR Coalition, a growing group of independent automotive parts and repair companies, associations and insurers committed to preserving consumer choice and affordable vehicle repair, continues to advocate for consumer choice in the post collision repair market as new polling suggests that efforts to provide increased access Read more…


Source: Adam Malik, Auto Service World Even as used vehicles come down from record high prices, they’re not retreating at a quick pace. And that means the aftermarket is likely to see growing business from consumers, according to an industry leader. Canada Black Book has reported that used vehicle values have declined for four straight months. But Read more…

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