Michigan Governor Vetoes Bill Limiting Access to Aftermarket Parts

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder vetoed a bill that would have required auto repair shops to use only new or re-certified parts from original manufacturers, limiting the use of aftermarket repair parts. The bill would have applied during the first five years of warranty. According to Governor Snyder, the bill would have increased costs to consumers through higher costs for replacements and increased insurance costs. In addition, the Governor indicated that the bill would have hurt the aftermarket industry.

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