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GOVERNMENT: Change in crash parts patent protections being sought

Eileen Sottile, executive director of the Quality Parts Coalition (QPC), urged attendees at the Auto Body Parts Association (ABPA) conference in late April to contact Congress to support the coalition’s legislation (HR 3889) that would reduce the time automakers can use design patents to prevent other companies from producing replacement crash parts. Sottile said the […]

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HEARD IN THE INDUSTRY

“I think the promise of vehicle-to-vehicle connectivity has tremendous promise. Our research has shown that V2V technologies can address up to 80 percent of crash scenarios involving non-impaired drivers.” – National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator David Strickland, In a keynote address at the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress in April

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