Ford’s Non-OEM Tests Making Industry Waves

As Ford reported its crash test results of non-OEM bumper covers, the industry became a whirlwind of reports, opinions, and accusations.  This isn’t surprising to those understanding the current dynamic between aftermarket companies and automakers.  But, Ford has immense clout, and therefore, has incredible reach.     ConsumerReports.org and USAToday both shared the information readily,…

Non-OEM Bumpers Getting CAPA Crash Tests

As non-OEM replacement parts continue to work their way into the automotive industry, CAPA is doing its part to create and publicize standards that will protect the aftermarket industry as a whole.  By partnering with the IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety), CAPA is conducting a variety of tests on non-OEM bumpers and bumper covers.…