Deal Made Down Under: Australia passes Right to Repair bill

Canberra, Australia — A new law has passed in Australia making it illegal for car companies to withhold information from independent mechanics that would prevent them from fixing a vehicle. Similar to Canada’s My Car. My Data. My Choice. the campaign, the Right to Repair campaign that had been advocated by the Australian Automotive Aftermarket […]

AIA Canada to conduct survey on CASIS

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By Barett Poley Ottawa, Ontario — November 14, 2016 — The Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada has announced it will conduct a survey about the Canadian Automotive Service Information Standard (CASIS) agreement.  CASIS was signed in 2009 in Canada to give aftermarket and unaffiliated shops the same access to OEM diagnostic and repair information […]