EVs – End of the Shade Tree Mechanic?

From Transport Evolved.

There’s a battle going on for control of vehicle repair, and in Massachusetts the right to repair laws have led Subaru and Kia to disable telematics. Why? And does the arrival of the EV mean the end of the Shade tree mechanic?

00:00 – Introduction
01:07 – Support the channel
01:23 – Specialist tools…
02:08 – …aren’t exactly the problem
03:50 – Benefits for the manufacturer
04:50 – Anti-circumvention laws
05:24 – Massachusetts Right to Repair
06:27 – The shift to wireless diagnostics
07:09 – Massachusetts 2020 initiative
08:09 – The results of that bill
08:50 – How will this all play out?
10:25 – Federal changes
10:58 – Thanks, and goodbye!

Script: Kate Walton-Elliott, Winter Tashlin, Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Presenter, Camera, Editing, Coloring : Kate Walton-Elliott
End Credits, Animations: Erin Carlie

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