As trial was scheduled to commence, a settlement was announced bringing to a close two decades of litigation on non-OEM parts.
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance and the Plaintiffs in Hale et al v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company et al … [Read More...]
The 2012 lawsuit alleges auto insurer recruited and bankrolled successful candidate for Illinois Supreme Court to overturn 1999 $1.18 billion non-OEM parts ruling.
Plaintiffs in a 2012 lawsuit that alleges State Farm Automobile Insurance company recruited and … [Read More...]
Van Alstyne details changes coming to collision repair industry training and recognition programs.
I-CAR announced a nearly complete redesign of its training programs at NACE Automechanika, including new requirements for Platinum and Gold Class recognition … [Read More...]
Increased fuel economy standards, behind vehicle materials and design changes impacting collision repair industry, would slow under proposal. Continues to set one national standard, eliminating California’s ability to set more stringent requirements.
The U.S. … [Read More...]
Parts certification bodies stand behind certified aftermarket part performance where driver assistance systems installed.
Recent vehicle manufacturer position statements have cautioned collision repair facilities on the extent of allowed repair procedures and … [Read More...]