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ASA Signs onto Letter to NGA

March 17, 2020

The Automotive Service Association, joined other automotive service providers and suppliers, in signing onto a letter addressed to Bill McBride, Executive Director of the National Governors Association, stressing the impact of COVID19 on small businesses. The letter urges Mr. McBride to “urge your members to take immediate action to obtain…

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ASA Signs on to COVID-19 Disaster Relief Coalition Letter

March 16, 2020

On Friday, the Automotive Service Association signed on to a letter to Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) requesting COVID-19 disaster relief to small businesses and their employees where the core functions of the business cannot switch to remote operation.…

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U.S. Senator Introduces New Privacy Legislation

March 12, 2020

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) introduced a new data privacy bill. The bill, similar to the staff discussion draft introduced by U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) last year, creates a national privacy standard that would preempt state laws, unlike privacy legislation introduced by Democrat U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA). Senator…

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Automakers Withdrawal from California Emissions Litigation

February 2, 2021

The Coalition for Sustainable Automotive Regulation (CSAR), a coalition of automakers including Toyota Motor Corp., Fiat Chrysler, and Hyundai, announced this morning their withdrawal from an emissions lawsuit between California and the federal government. The group of automakers have been defending the federal government in their petition to revoke California’s…

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Analysis: Electric Vehicle Adoption

January 28, 2021

The Biden administration has made it clear that environmental reform and fighting climate change will be a top policy issue for the next four years. A central tenet of new environmental policy is likely to be a push for electric and zero-emission vehicles. Read an analysis of electric vehicle adoption…

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President Biden Signs Executive Order on the Climate Crisis

January 27, 2021

President Biden signed today an “Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad”. This executive order is the first step in the Biden administration’s sweeping plans for environmental reform over the next four years. In the order, President Biden reiterates his goal of for a carbon-free electricity…

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