OEM News

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 23:13

Mopar Honors “Top Tech” Award Winners

The 27 best and brightest FCA US LLC dealership technicians were recognized as Mopar “Top Tech” winners during an awards ceremony held at historic Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester, Michigan on January 10.

The Mopar brand, born on August 1, 1937 as a contraction of the words “Motor Parts,” celebrates 80 years in 2017, marking an amazing evolution over eight decades.

OEConnection LLC (OEC), the parts ecommerce technology leader for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) distribution networks, has announced that Hyundai Motor America has added CollisionLink to its Hyundai Go Genuine Collision Conquest program.

The "Mopar Road Ready Powered by Dodge" teen safe-driving program made its first stop in Texas, at the Circuit of The Americas facility in Austin on December 3rd and 4th.

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Steve Osborne, assistant vice president of American Honda Parts, Service & Technical Division

 

Body shops across the country learned during a recent SEMA presentation the importance of always following Honda and Acura recommended repair procedures.

General Motors Company has issued a position statement for the collision repair industry directing technicians to scan damaged vehicles for diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) both before and after repairs.

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.

Subaru is now requiring that OEM glass be used for windshield replacements on models that are equipped with the EyeSight Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS).

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 16:03

Fiat Chrysler to Recall More than 1.9M Vehicles

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced that they are recalling more than 1.9 million vehicles worldwide because their airbags might not deploy in a crash.

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2002 Honda Civic (left) and 2001 Honda Accord (right); two vehicles included in the recall of Takata PSDI front driver airbag inflators (“Alpha” inflators) requiring immediate replacement.

 

While the Takata airbag inflator recalls affecting over 25 automotive brands in the United States have received a good amount of attention over the last few years, many affected vehicles have not yet been repaired, and we’re doing our best to encourage owners of recalled Honda and Acura vehicles to seek free repairs as soon as possible.

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