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EPA Rule Will Aid Recall of Defective Takata Airbag Inflators

November 15th, 2018 by

from https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-rule-will-aid-recall-defective-takata-airbag-inflators-protecting-public-and   Rule Provides Clarity to Auto Dealers and Scrap Recyclers on Proper Disposal 11/14/2018 Contact Information:  EPA Press Office (press@epa.gov) WASHINGTON  — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an interim final rule to facilitate the urgent removal of defective Takata airbag inflators from vehicles and prevent defective Takata airbag inflators in scrap vehicles from being

OSHA redesigns web pages

October 9th, 2018 by

OSHA has redesigned its State Plans, Enforcement, and Law and Regulations webpages.  The State Plans webpage features an interactive U.S. map with new jurisdictional information, contact information, links to the 28 State Plan webpages, and information on states under federal OSHA jurisdiction. The Enforcement page includes information on OSHA’s inspection process, a listing of OSHA’s national and local emphasis programs, and

U.S. EPA highlights today’s refrigerant regulations

October 5th, 2018 by

from https://www.searchautoparts.com/motorage/legislative-news-service-repair/us-epa-highlights-today%E2%80%99s-refrigerant-regulations?page=0,0&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-89oS5ZD9TCWTTPVnjt6TxRVNHm4oUuXCwbwF01AWPpcatzprQeWTee-E4qN3vz6ptJrk2s7-liz7gqiHUH29cwgvRhUQ&_hsmi=66439687   Recently the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) contacted [us] regarding the importance of vehicle repairers staying informed about federal regulations governing mobile air-conditioning refrigerants. Section 609 of the Clean Air Act (CAA) governs the most important requirements affecting service technicians, shop owners, and refrigerant retailers. EPA notes three general guidelines relative to refrigerant

Privacy Policy

October 2nd, 2018 by

Thank you for visiting the CCAR-GreenLink® website. Your privacy and the security of your personal information are very important to us. We want you to be as comfortable as possible visiting our website and using our services. We are dedicated to protecting the privacy of those who visit our website and use our services. This

CCAR joins TechForce to inspire the next generation of automotive technicians

September 20th, 2018 by

  Palatine, IL — September 20, 2018 — The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair (CCAR) is pleased to announce its support for the nonprofit TechForce Foundation’s new national initiative, FutureTech Success®, an effort aimed at fueling the pipeline of tomorrow’s workforce of technicians. FutureTech Success is an industry-wide, multi-faceted initiative to help inspire the next

California Governor signs AB 3141

September 19th, 2018 by

  September 18, 2018 — Sacramento, CA The 2018 California Legislative session was extremely successful for the automotive repair industry. The California Automotive Business Coalition (CalABC) along with other industry leader groups which includes: The Oil Changers Association, IAPA, ASCCA, CAWA, CAA, ACA, ITW, Tire Dealers Association with support letters from CNCDA and AAA (See Association

California BAR Electronic Estimate Authorization Regulations Approved!

September 17th, 2018 by

  September15, 2018 To: CalABC Members From: Johan Gallo Subject: NEW – Regulation on Electronic Document & Authorization After a long arduous process that started with a proposal I made to Chief Dorais almost eight years ago, we finally have a new regulation on Electronic Document & Authorization. The initial intent was to be more environmentally

Flood Recovery Assistance resources

September 17th, 2018 by

  The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has online Severe Storm & Flood Recovery Assistance resources, available at;   https://www.dol.gov/general/stormrecovery      

Johnson qualifies for NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship

September 6th, 2018 by

BIRMINGHAM, AL. 9/6/18 – Two-time NHRA U.S. Nationals Pro Stock Motorcycle winner Steve Johnson of Birmingham, Alabama didn’t win this year’s biggest race, which concluded a few short days ago last Monday-Labor day.  But he may have accomplished something even more meaningful – racing into the semifinals and earning enough points to qualify for the