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Report: What you need to know about job training programs

July 23, 2021
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FTC Votes Unanimously to Adopt Policy Statement on Repair Restrictions Imposed by Manufacturers and Sellers

July 21, 2021

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted 5-0 today to adopt the Policy Statement on Repair Restrictions Imposed by Manufacturers and Sellers. The commission voted during their open commission meeting this afternoon. Earlier this year, the FTC released a report entitled “Nixing the Fix” that addressed repair restrictions in the automotive…

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ASA Signs on to FTC Letter With AAVOR

July 21, 2021

ASA signed on to a letter from the American Alliance for Vehicle Owners Rights (AAVOR) ahead of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) open meeting Wednesday, July 21. The FTC is meeting this week to discuss a policy statement in response to the 2020 “Nixing the Fix” document released by the…

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Electric Vehicle Charging Station Legislation Introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives

May 6, 2021

Congressman Levin (D-Mich) introduced a bill, the Electric Vehicles Freedom Act, that would establish a nationwide network of public electric vehicle charging stations. This legislation is part of a larger push toward electrifying the transportation sector as part of President Biden’s American Jobs Plan, which was released earlier this year.…

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The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Holds Hearing on Electric Vehicles

May 5, 2021

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Energy Subcommittee held a hearing today on “The Clean Future Act: Driving Decarbonization of the Transportation Sector”. The committee members heard testimony from:   Amol Phadke, M.S., Ph.D, Staff Scientist and Deputy Department Head, International Energy Analysis Department Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  …

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NHTSA Proposes Reinstating California Emissions Authority

April 22, 2021

The National Highway Transit Safety Administration (NHTSA) is proposing restoring California and other state’s ability to set more stringent limits on greenhouse gas emissions from vehicle tailpipes. California has a waiver under the Clean Air Act that gives the state special regulatory authority in environmental issues. However, the Trump administration…

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