A U.S. District Court ruled that several off-shore companies violated patents and trademarks owned by Omix-Ada/Rugged Ridge, and had participated in the manufacture of counterfeit products.
Bipartisan legislation has been passed by California’s State Assembly and Senate to reauthorize California’s Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) program.
A bill to extend the emissions inspection exemption for new cars from five to seven model years was signed into law by Governor John Carney.
Legislation to extend the emissions-inspection exemption for new cars from six to eight model years has been approved by the Assembly and Senate and sent to Governor Jerry Brown for his signature and enactment into law.
Sonoma Raceway President and General Manager Steve Page testified before a key Congressional subcommittee, urging members to continue to allow street vehicles to be modified and converted for motorsports competition.
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill to provide federal oversight for highly automated vehicles (HAVs).
The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment has scheduled a September 13 hearing to discuss several bills to reduce regulatory burdens impacting small businesses.
A federal court overturned a 2016 rule issued by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), which greatly expanded the number of salaried employees who are required to be paid time-and-a-half for overtime work.
Delaware Emissions: Legislation was approved by the Transportation, Land Use and Infrastructure Committee to extend the emissions-inspection exemption for new cars from five to seven model years. Emissions inspections are required for vehicles being registered or titled for the first time and are then biennial based on the vehicle’s model year (during registration renewals). The bill has now been sent to the floor of the House of Representatives for a vote by all members.
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