Auto Service World

Topic
Legislation Regulations

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Association NewsLead StoryLegislation Regulations

New report finds driver confusion about vehicle data
May 20, 2020 by Allan Janssen

AIA Canada believes there needs to be more discussion about who owns vehicle data, how it’s used, and whether governments need to get involved.

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Auto Repair & ServiceCovid-19Legislation Regulations

Quebec reopens auto repair trade
April 15, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Auto repair shops in Quebec can reopen today as the provincial government relaxes restrictions it imposed on some trades out of fear of coronavirus spread. The province also extended the deadline for removing studded tires to June 5 – more

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Association NewsCovid-19Lead StoryLegislation Regulations

AIA offers details on emergency wage subsidy program
April 2, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The automotive Industries Association of Canada is still sorting through the newly-released details of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy program, but it promises to keep members apprised and help with claims-related questions. In a 40-minute web update yesterday, AIA president

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Auto Repair & ServiceCovid-19Jobbers & WDsLead StoryLegislation Regulations

Auto repair listed as essential service in Ontario
March 24, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Repair shops and auto parts stores in Ontario will not be forced to shutter during the Novel Coronavirus pandemic. Ontario Premier Doug Ford issued an order yesterday closing all non-essential businesses in the provinces. The list of essential services was

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Covid-19Legislation Regulations

Ontario, Quebec order non-essential businesses to shut
March 23, 2020 by Allan Janssen

It will soon be known if automotive repair shops and auto parts stores will be allowed to remain open in the two provinces hardest hit by the global pandemic of coronavirus. As cases of Covid-19 mounted yesterday, surpassing 2,000 nationwide,

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Association NewsAuto Repair & ServiceBusiness ManagementCovid-19Lead StoryLegislation Regulations

Auto parts and vehicle repairs more essential than ever, AIA says
March 19, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Auto parts and vehicle repairs are essential services, especially in a pandemic. That’s the message the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA) is sending to legislators across the country, in an effort to ensure aftermarket businesses stay open even if

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Association NewsLead StoryLegislation Regulations

B.C. groups push for mandatory certification
February 19, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The Automotive Retailers Association of British Columbia (ARA) has launched a campaign to bring mandatory trade certification to the province. The association wants all automotive technicians to have a provincially recognized certificate of qualification in order to effect vehicle repairs.

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Legislation RegulationsVehicle Technology

Belron calls on Ottawa to encourage but regulate ADAS use
January 24, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  A new white paper from auto glass service provider Belron calls on the federal government to promote the road-safety benefits of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and put regulations in place that will govern its use and limitations. The

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Economy and PoliticsLead StoryLegislation Regulations

USMCA to become parliamentary priority
January 22, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will move next week to formally approve North America’s new, long-delayed free trade pact. Trudeau says the government will introduce a ways and means motion Jan. 27 when Parliament resumes, and will table legislation

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Economy and PoliticsLegislation Regulations

U.S. Senate approves USMCA trade deal
January 20, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The U.S. Senate has approved a revamp of the 26-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement that includes tougher labour and automotive content rules but leaves $1.2 trillion in annual U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade flows largely unchanged. The legislation for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Economy and PoliticsLegislation RegulationsVehicle safety

Pennsylvania to review emissions test exemptions
January 17, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has decided against proceeding with new legislation that would exempt vehicles eight years and newer from the state’s emissions inspection program. Lawmakers decided instead to commission a study, reviewing the program with input from consumers

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Association NewsInternational NewsLegislation Regulations

MEMA encouraged by news of new China deal
January 10, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) says it is encouraged by the recent announcement that U.S. President DonaldTrump plans to sign Phase-One of a new trade deal with China next week. MEMA says it looks forward to seeing more