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U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush Introduces Repair Act

United States Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) introduced the “Right to Equitable and Professional Auto Industry Repair (Repair) Act.” Rush says the legislation 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 motor vehicles, 70% of which are maintained by independent

Supreme Court Strikes Down Vaccine Mandate

The U.S. Supreme Court issued an order Jan. 13 blocking a federal vaccine mandate that would have required businesses with 100 or more employees to ensure that their employees are fully vaccinated or undergo regular testing and wear face masks. The mandate was originally issued in November by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

USTMA Praises Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

The USTMA says it has been engaged in the infrastructure discussions on Capitol Hill since May when the association first issued a letter to Congressional leadership to outline its priorities in an infrastructure package

Biden Executive Order Addresses Right to Repair

Biden’s most recent executive order encourages the Federal Trade Commission to limit equipment manufacturers from restricting people’s ability to use independent repair shops or do DIY repairs.

ITC: Existing Duties on PLT Tire Imports from China Remain

The ITC determined that revoking 2015 duties on PLT tires imported from China would likely lead to “continuation or recurrence of material injury” in the foreseeable future.

TIA Gives Legislative Update at Honors Ceremony

Tire registration, COVID-19 relief and infrastructure funding were key issues highlighted on TIA’s radar.

CA Gov. to Phase Out New Gas-Powered Cars by 2035

SEMA says the governor’s order is expected to face numerous legal challenges from opponents.

Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA): Auto Issues in an Election Year

Tire Review reached out to Rep. Scott Perry (R-Penn.) to gain his insights on coronavirus legislation, as well as issues affecting the automotive industry in an election year.

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Video: What is Right to Repair?

Tire Review’s Maddie Winer delves into how Right to Repair legislation affects your tire business, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

TIA Issues Statement on ‘Invest in America Act’

TIA says it is hopeful that a bipartisan, bicameral process will move forward to ensure a long-term bill will be signed into law.

Congress Repeals ACA’s ‘Cadillac Tax’

The tax was set to take effect in 2022 and would have taxed some employer-sponsored plans.

SEMA Sues U.S. Dept. of Transportation For Failing To Implement Replica Car Law

The Specialty Equipment Market Association filed a petition in federal appellate court to require the government to allow replica car manufacturers to immediately begin production.