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Dear ABPA Members, It is with great excitement and anticipation that we announce the launch of our new website and consumer education portal www.mypartschoice.com. This site was developed by the ABPA Marketing Committee over the last 6 months to provide information and facts to the consumers about collision repair, the process, the problems, and their rights to Read more…


Effective 4/15/2021, 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 — The 2021 Annual Meeting & Trade show of the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) will be held September 21-24, 2021 at the Renaissance Hotel located in Nashville, TN. The event is a gathering of aftermarket parts manufacturers, distributors, insurance industry executives, and collision repair companies. In addition to the ABPA’s organizational business meetings, the Read more…


Effective 3/15/2021, 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.


Effective 2/15/2021, 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.


On February 12, 2021, the ABPA submitted opposition to Nebraska Legislative Bill 602 (2021) – a bill that will adversely affect Nebraska drivers as it would establish a restriction against the use of alternative parts including aftermarket, recycled, remanufactured and refurbished parts when OEM repair procedures are mandated. A copy of the submission is below: ABPA Letter Read more…


Date/Time: February 24, 2021 3PM EST Registration Link: https://krdcpas-5829586.hs-sites.com/krd-ppp-round-2-employee-retention-credit-webinar-abpa The ABPA is proud to have both Gene Barinholtz, CPA and Paul Wilkins, CPA of KRD back to assist ABPA members in learning more about PPP Round 2 as well as address members’ questions regarding the SBA program. The second round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds are Read more…


On February 5, 2021, the ABPA submitted opposition to Washington House Bill 1428 (2021) – a bill that would establish a restriction against the use of alternative parts including aftermarket, recycled, remanufactured and refurbished parts when OEM repair procedures are mandated. A copy of the submission is below: ABPA Letter Opposing WA HB1428


On January 22, 2021, the ABPA submitted opposition to Arizona House Bill 2083 (2021) – a bill that would prohibit vehicle owners and independent repairers from accessing a vehicle’s on-board computer to conduct a repair or to enhance their vehicle. A copy of the submission is below: ABPA Letter Opposing AZ HB2083


To preserve the health and safety of our attendees, the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) will be postponing our Spring 2021 conference in Nashville, TN until the Fall of 2021. An announcement will be made in the near future with the new dates. We will be remaining at the same hotel (Nashville Renaissance) and will provide an Read more…

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