Biden Signs Right to Repair Executive Order

July 14, 2021

President Joe Biden has signed an executive order calling on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to institute rules to curb anti-competitive vehicle repair restrictions.

The order includes 72 specific initiatives, including a requirement that the FTC initiate rulemaking on repair and maintenance.

Click here for the statement from President Biden.

Auto Care Association president Bill Hanvey released a statement following the news saying, “It is heartening to see that the Right to Repair efforts that Auto Care Association has been pressing for over the last two decades are now gaining traction in the federal government. We urge the administration and the FTC to take strong actions in order to reduce anti-competitive barriers to repair for our industry so that we can continue to service our customer’s vehicles.”

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