A similar ballot initiative passed by a 75% to 25% margin in Massachusetts in 2020 despite automakers spending more than $25 million to try to defeat it.
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The aftermarket's united front on Right to Repair hit a speed bump this week when a collective of industry groups announced a new Right to Repair pact with OEMs.
"This pact masquerades as pro-consumer but, in reality, does nothing to expand consumer choices and give a vehicle owner access to repair data," says CAR Coalition Executive Director Justin Rzepka.
"ASA and SCRS, who did not sign or support the 2014 MOU, represent a small fraction of the independent repair market and do not speak for the automotive aftermarket," states Auto Care Association.
"The agreement falls short of all the protections necessary to ensure consumer choice now and into the future for all parties, not only signatories of the pact," states MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers.
Includes thousands of independent auto repair professionals and the manufacturers producing most vehicles sold in U.S.