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Rhode Island Bill That Excludes Auto Glass Becomes Law

Rhode Island has a new law that focuses on aftermarket parts for newer vehicles. The law “provides that insurance companies may not mandate the use of aftermarket parts without the owner’s consent on motor vehicles less than 48 months beyond manufacture … Continue reading

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Honda Aftermarket Parts Might Affect ADAS Features for Models

Aftermarket parts are commonly used in many auto glass repair shops, but some parts could affect how Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), features work, according to Honda. A recently revised statement from Honda showed possible issues for its drivers if … Continue reading

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A Bill Could Affect Vehicle Replacement Parts in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island House Corporations Committee recently recommended that a bill related to aftermarket parts be passed. House Bill 8013 outlines time limits for using aftermarket auto body parts and changes the customer notification process for the intent of using … Continue reading

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Hawaii Representative Pushes for Consumer Choice of OEM Parts for Repairs

Hawaii Representative Roy Takumi is pushing to pass a bill that would allow the state’s residents the choice of using OEM parts instead of aftermarket ones. If passed, the bill aims to prohibit insurers from charging policyholders extra fees associated … Continue reading

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Florida Judge Gives Collision Repair Shops Deadline

A group of Florida collision repair shops have told the U.S District Court judge that they plan to amend their complaint against dozens of insurers, which alleges the insurers use their direct repair programs to illegally control and depress rates. The complaint alleges that if the shops don’t comply, customers are steered away. The judge has ordered the plaintiffs to file their motion by March 27, 2015, writing that “the motion, if granted, would moot several motions [by insurers] to dismiss that will soon be ripe for consideration.”

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