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The ABPA is pleased to announce that Matt Moore, senior vice president of the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) will be presenting to ABPA Business Conference attendees on Thursday, 4/24/24! In his role, he oversees HLDI’s research program, the collection of vehicle information and the production of loss data. HLDI processes insurance data from companies that represent Read more…


Each year, the ABPA relies on its sponsors to ensure that the convention is a success. While all sponsors are important, we would like to give special recognition to the Platinum Sponsors of the 2024 ABPA Business Conference in Scottsdale! CAPA/Intertek Go-Parts Partslink TYC Americas Sponsorships are still available! To be a sponsor for the ABPA show, Read more…


Have you booked your registration package for ABPA Scottsdale? If not, the time to do so is now! Early bird pricing is in effect now and expires on 2/2/24. Register soon to take advantage of these special savings. The ABPA Business Conference is the place to be to meet and network with the major players in the Read more…


As we start 2024, the annual ABPA Business Conference will soon be upon us this Spring! The location of the 2024 ABPA Business Conference is the Scott Resort located in beautiful Scottsdale, AZ. Register now to secure your spot and lock in early bird pricing before it expires! In addition to a great lineup of speakers and Read more…


The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Innovation, Data, and Commerce has announced a hearing next week to discuss consumer-focused legislative solutions, including the bipartisan Right to Equitable and Professional Auto Industry Repair (REPAIR) Act (H.R. 906). If you have not reached out to your member of Congress yet to ask them to support the REPAIR & Read more…


On August 28, 2023, the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) submitted a second amicus brief on behalf of our member LKQ Corporation and our membership at large. Ten additional amicus briefs were filed including those from the Certified Automotive Parts Association (CAPA), Eagle Eyes, Autocare, the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC), and the Taiwan Auto Read more…


Washington, DC – On Tuesday, 7/18, I had the opportunity to attend the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet hearing, “Is There a Right to Repair?”. The purpose of the hearing was to examine the current legal landscape of the right to repair and related intellectual property issues, including potential future avenues for Read more…


Smithfield, RI – There was a buzz of energy in the air as the annual meeting of the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) kicked off in Nashville, TN. The DoubleTree hotel in downtown Nashville was the hub of the activity as the 43rd annual meeting of ABPA members kicked off on Tuesday, 4/25. This event featured both Read more…


This year, the ABPA is proud to team up with the National Auto Body Council (NABC), Crash Champions, Nexterra Solutions, Nationwide, and GEICO Insurance in supporting the NABC Recycled Rides program. For those who regularly attend the ABPA convention, this is a tremendous event where local families in need receive donated vehicles through the program. Operation Stand Read more…


Dear ABPA Members, The CAR Coalition recently announced the reintroduction of the SMART Act (see press release below). The ABPA encourages ALL our members to make your voices heard and to email your member of Congress that you support both the SMART and REPAIR Acts. To write your member of Congress, go to the CAR Coalition website Read more…

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