MOU Signed to Address Availability of Heavy-Duty Vehicle Service Info - Tire Review Magazine

MOU Signed to Address Availability of Heavy-Duty Vehicle Service Info

Several automotive associations have come together to sign a memorandum of understanding on access to the heavy-duty vehicle service information. The MOU addresses the availability of service information for model year 2010 and later trucks and buses over 10,000lbs. sold in the U.S. and Canada.

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network, Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association, together with the Equipment and Tool Institute, the Auto Care Association, and Heavy Duty Aftermarket Canada will work together to monitor the exchange of service information and address any information access issues with the goal of ensuring all vehicles and safely and properly maintained.

The MOU will ensure that vehicle owners and independent repair facilities have access to the OEM-controlled service information, tools, and parts that they need to safely and properly repair commercial vehicles.  Additionally, the MOU memorializes the current industry practice of providing diagnostic tool information to third-party aftermarket tool manufacturers, the associations said.

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