Monthly Archives: January 2024

Certified Talent: James Chapman’s Road to Gold at Auto Glass Week

January 30, 2024

For James Chapman, the key to success is all about knowledge. Chapman, the gold medalist in the 2023 Auto Glass Technician Competition, received the top … Read More

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Maine Right to Repair Voter Initiative Passed

January 26, 2024

Maine voters overwhelmingly passed a Right to Repair legislative initiative in the November 2023 state elections. The consumer-based initiative won with approximately 84% of the vote. The … Read More

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Vehicle Repair Bill Introduced in South Carolina

January 26, 2024

A motor vehicle repair bill has been introduced in the South Carolina Senate. The legislation would likely cover glass shops under “Motor Vehicle Repair Facility” … Read More

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Ford Recalls 1.8 Million Explorer SUVs for Windshield Issue

January 25, 2024

Ford recalled more than 1.8 million Explorer SUVs due to a potential safety hazard with a part connected to the windshield, according to the National … Read More

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Honda to Replace Defective HR-V Backlites

January 25, 2024

Honda issued a “voluntary product update campaign” to address the more than 300 instances of spontaneously shattering backlites in the 2023 HR-V subcompact SUV models. … Read More

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AGSC/NWRD Committees Gather for Winter Meetings

January 23, 2024

The Education Committee of the Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) met Tuesday morning, January 23, as part of a series of Winter Meetings dedicated to … Read More

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Consolidated Glass & Mirror Ordered to Replace Incorrectly Marked Auto Glass

January 19, 2024

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) denied Consolidated Glass & Mirror’s (CGM) request to have mismarked windshields and sidelites used in buses considered an … Read More

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Lucid Recalls 2022-2023 Models over Windshield Heating Concerns

January 19, 2024

Lucid issued a recall on January 10 for 2,042 of its 2022-2023 Air electric sedans because the high-voltage coolant heater (HVCH) may fail to defrost … Read More

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Auto Glass Reform Bill Introduced in Kentucky

January 18, 2024

A bill that would dramatically change the auto glass industry in Kentucky, similar to legislation passed in Florida in 2023, has been introduced for consideration … Read More

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Declaration of Conformance from Autel Validates AGSC Recalibration/Calibration Requirements

January 5, 2024

Autel has submitted a Declaration of Conformance to the Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC). The AGSC requests all ADAS Recalibration/Calibration manufacturers submit a Declaration of … Read More

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