Landmark Agreement Addresses ‘Right to Repair’ for Commercial Vehicles
Article credit to Deborah Lockridge on TruckingInfo
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Owners of heavily computerized commercial vehicles can finally rest.
The aftermarket repair industry and truck and engine makers have reached an agreement on the sharing of heavy-duty vehicle service information. This will give truck owners more options for diagnosing and repairing today’s heavily computerized commercial vehicles.
What is the solution for heavily computerized commercial vehicles?
The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network and the Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association, together with the Equipment and Tool Institute, the Auto Care Association, and Heavy Duty Aftermarket Canada, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding addressing the availability of service information for the model year 2010 and later trucks and buses over 10,000 pounds sold in the United States and Canada.
The landmark agreement will ensure that vehicle owners and independent repair facilities have access to the OEM-controlled service information. Also tools, and parts that they need to safely and properly repair commercial vehicles. The MOU also…Rest of article