Pennsylvania latest in handful of states to tackle AV legislation; U.S. DOT talks federal regulations

Legislation was recently introduced in Pennsylvania’s Senate to amend current law to include autonomous vehicle (AV) operation with or without a human driver. If passed, the state will be one of a handful to approve [...]

2022-01-21T07:21:05-05:00January 21st, 2022|RDN News Feed|

IIHS pushes automakers to make semi-autonomous driving systems safer

As more automakers move toward partially autonomous driving systems, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced Thursday it will push the industry for adequate safeguards to make certain that the drivers of these vehicles [...]

2022-01-21T06:51:05-05:00January 21st, 2022|RDN News Feed|

Supreme Court’s stay on vaccine mandate called a win for small businesses

Many trade groups are calling the Supreme Court’s stay on President Joe Biden’s federal mandate to require COVID-19 vaccinations or testing at businesses with 100 or more employees a win for small businesses. Implementation and [...]

2022-01-20T07:21:04-05:00January 20th, 2022|RDN News Feed|

Mitchell, asTech offer integrated solution for OEM scans, collision repair management

Mitchell and asTech have introduced the MD-OE22, a diagnostic solution that combines asTech’s OEM scanning device and remote services with Mitchell’s cloud-based ecosystem and collision repair software. The solution allows technicians to perform proprietary OEM [...]

2022-01-20T06:51:05-05:00January 20th, 2022|RDN News Feed|

Nearly 90 trade groups oppose Build Back Better Act over tax increase; Recent version of bill ‘dead’

A coalition of 88 trade groups that includes associations, societies and coalitions from several sectors – automotive, retail, education, trucking, construction, small business and more – sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy [...]

2022-01-19T07:21:05-05:00January 19th, 2022|RDN News Feed|

Volvo’s new EV to use lidar for unsupervised autonomous driving

Volvo Cars has announced that its new, fully electric flagship SUV will be capable of unsupervised autonomous driving, with the caveat that the feature will not be available to use until it has been verified [...]

2022-01-19T06:51:04-05:00January 19th, 2022|RDN News Feed|

DEG’s Gredinberg talks top 5 inquiries in 2021, encourages shops to ‘help us, help you’

Looking back at changes made to labor times and collision repair procedure guidance in 2021, Database Enhancement Gateway (DEG) Administrator Danny Gredinberg shared details with Repairer Driven News about what he considers the top inquiries of [...]

2022-01-18T07:21:05-05:00January 18th, 2022|RDN News Feed|

AAI, AG respond to new evidence in Mass. ‘right-to-repair’ suit; Kia joins Subaru in disabling telematics

The state attorney general and the Alliance for Automotive Innovation on Friday filed responses to new evidence presented in the legal challenge to Massachusetts’ expanded “right-to-repair” law, seemingly setting the stage for a judge’s decision [...]

2022-01-18T06:51:04-05:00January 18th, 2022|RDN News Feed|


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