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News   June 27, 2019   by Renee Montague

KYB meets with senator to discuss industry concerns

KYB Americas recently hosted U.S. Senator Todd Young at the company’s Franklin, Ind., manufacturing facility.

The Senator’s visit included a plant tour, as well as a meeting with KYB executives, in which several issues threatening the industry such as the consumer’s right to access vehicle data, China tariffs and proposed auto tariffs.

“It is quite an honor to have a U.S. Senator visit our facility,” said Aaron Shaffer, KYB director of product and marketing. “He was incredibly gracious and listened intently to our concerns.”

Shaffer described the dialogue as fruitful, saying it provided the Senator with a good understanding of the challenges the automotive aftermarket is facing.

“We look forward to continuing our conversation with Senator Young during the Auto Care Legislative Summit in September,” he said,.

The Senator’s visit was coordinated by the Auto Care Association and KYB.

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