The devices and machines we use daily are becoming more and more complicated. The increasing complexity of everyday items is astounding, from smart home devices
In 2012, Massachusetts became the first and only state in the U.S. to enact an “automotive right to repair” law. The landmark act required manufacturers
The Right to Repair movement has gotten another boost. Recently, a bipartisan bill named the Save Money on Auto Repair Transportation (SMART) Act was introduced
In July of 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held a workshop to review concerns from consumers and advocacy groups over a troubling trend –
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPYQkCKKKDM If you search for aftermarket car parts or even aftermarket crash parts, you’ll see a lot of information claiming that parts not made by
Car companies are doing everything they can to force consumers and independent auto repair shops to only use OEM parts. The Right to Repair Act is aimed at protecting a consumer’s right to choose what goes on their vehicle.
You may think that owning your vehicle gives you the right to fix it however you see fit. Car companies don’t see it that way, and are reaching deep into their bag of tricks to try and eliminate the choices consumers have.