The House of Representatives passed bill H.R. 6094 on Sept. 28 (The Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools and Nonprofits Act) that would delay the effective date of the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule by six months, from December 1, 2016 to June 1, 2017. 

The Mopar brand is rolling out a new multi-faceted awareness campaign designed to both inform consumers of their “Right to Request” Original Equipment (O.E.) collision parts and highlight the benefits of choosing Mopar products over the aftermarket for collision repairs.

Axalta Coating Systems has announced the introduction of the Voltahyd® 2250 series T, M and E electrical insulation coatings, the company’s first waterborne impregnating resins available in China.

During the week of October 3rd, the Auto Care Association submitted comments urging the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to relist Alibaba and its family of e-commerce platforms, including Taobao and Aliexpress, as notorious markets that facilitate the sale of counterfeit auto parts.

Leading automakers and experts in vehicle security, telematics technology, and diagnostics and repair shared their insights with the collision repair industry during the Technology & Telematics Forum at NACE CARS Expo & Conference in August. They discussed how advanced technologies, connectivity and the Internet are changing the automotive industry.

CCC Information Services Inc. has launched a new suite of telematics-enabled claims offerings that the company claims will improve and speed accident notification along with the steps and decisions undertaken by insurers after their policyholder has been in an accident.

October was a busy month for the Collision Repair Education Foundation.

The following statement by the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) is in response to the recent study by the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) regarding auto insurance rating.

New research from North Carolina State University finds that older adults have comparable response times to young adults when tasked with taking control of a semi-autonomous vehicle.

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Federal regulators want to require automakers to meet a set of 15 guidelines before they can place self-driving cars on public roads. (Photo: David Guralnick / The Detroit News)

Washington – Federal regulators want to require automakers to meet a set of 15 guidelines before they can place self-driving cars on public roads.