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The Addition of Wheels Enhances the Value of Partslink in the Collision Repair Process Smithfield, RI — Partslink, a leading provider of automotive parts data and cataloging solutions, is pleased to announce a significant enhancement to its product catalog. The company has added two new part types to its extensive catalog, further solidifying its position as a Read more…


Houston, TX –– The ABPA praises the bipartisan members of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Innovation, Data, and Commerce for unanimously advancing the REPAIR Act (H.R. 906) in the recent markup of bills designed to enhance product safety, transparency, supply chains, and American tech leadership. The bipartisan REPAIR Act, sponsored by House Energy and Commerce Read more…


Smithfield, RI — The 2024 Annual Meeting and Business Conference of the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) will be held April 22-24, 2024, at the Scott Resort in Scottsdale, AZ. The event is a gathering of aftermarket parts manufacturers, distributors, insurance industry executives, and collision repair companies. In addition to the ABPA’s business meetings, the event features Read more…


Houston, TX – The Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) applauds United States Reps. Neal Dunn (R-FL), Brendan Boyle (D-PA-02), Warren Davidson (R-OH-08), and Marie Gluesenkamp Perez (D-WA-03) for reintroducing the ‘Right to Equitable and Professional Auto Industry Repair (REPAIR) Act’ (H.R. 906). The legislation will ensure the preservation of consumer choice, a competitive marketplace, and the continued Read more…


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…


Houston, TX – The Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) applauds United States Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) for introducing the ‘Right to Equitable and Professional Auto Industry Repair (REPAIR) Act.’ The legislation, H.R. 6570, will ensure the preservation of consumer choice, a fair marketplace, and the continued safe operation of the nation’s 288 million registered passenger and commercial Read more…


Smithfield, RI — The 2022 Annual Meeting & Trade show of the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) will be held May 3-May 6, 2022, 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…


Houston, TX – The Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) both applauds and supports the Save Money on Auto Repair Transportation (SMART) Act which was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives this week. The SMART Act is being championed by Congressman Darrell Issa (CA-50), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet in Read more…


Houston, TX – The Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) applauds the report issued by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) which urges expanded consumer access to auto repair options. The report is a summary of findings from the “Nixing the Fix” project which was initiated by the FTC in early 2019. The ABPA, which both attended the Nixing Read more…


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…

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