The provinces of Saskatchewan, Manitoba and New Brunswick have once again declared the month of July as Automotive Heritage Month.
With Governor Henry McMaster’s signature, a bill aiding and incentivizing the construction of motorsports complexes became law.
Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation into law to create a more cooperative environmental regulatory process at the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).
If you manufacture emissions-related aftermarket parts for highway vehicles, those parts will likely need to be tested to confirm that vehicles still meet applicable clean-air standards after the parts have been installed. Here is what you need to know:
Proposition 65 is a California law that gives consumers and their attorneys the ability to sue businesses that do not include warning labels on products containing chemicals associated with cancer and birth defects. If you are already familiar with the labeling requirements of Prop. 65, you know that it can be difficult to comply with the law and that compliance can be costly. It’s about to become worse. Products manufactured after August 30, 2018, will be subjected to updated regulations with more onerous labeling requirements. This article outlines what you need to know about the new requirements.
South Dakota—Special-Interest Vehicles: Governor Dennis Daugaard signed into law a bill that increases the mileage limitation for special-interest vehicles from 6,000–7,500 miles per year, along with the option of putting personalized plates on the vehicles. A special-interest vehicle is a motor vehicle that is collected, preserved, restored or maintained by the owner as a leisure pursuit and is not used for general or commercial transportation.
It’s been quite a year for Line-X. Not only did the company open a new 60,000-sq.-ft. corporate headquarters in Huntsville, Alabama, but it was also named midsize manufacturer of the year by the Business Council of Alabama and placed top in its category in Entrepreneur magazine’s annual Franchise 500 rankings. With those kinds of accolades, it’s no surprise that the company’s congressional representatives are eager to see what all the fuss is about. After hosting U.S. Senator Luther Strange (R-AL) last August, it was U.S. Representative Mo Brooks’ (R-AL) turn for a visit.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling that will now allow states to require internet retailers to collect sales taxes even when they have no physical presence in the state.
Rhode Island currently has four pending bills that would provide courtesy plates for automotive hobbyists.
The Michigan legislature passed several bills to create a more collaborative regulatory process at the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).