Massachusetts has the country’s best right-to-repair law, although it only cover certain aspects of automotive repair information. On Tuesday it got better: Voters overwhelmingly enlarged it by a 75% to 25% margin, which is getting close to North Korea levels of victory. Reports the Globe:
Under the newly approved Right-to-Repair law — which drew at least $43 million in spending, the most for a ballot question in state history — automakers will be required to provide car owners and independent mechanics with access to wireless mechanical data, known as telematics, starting with model year 2022 cars.
I wrote about the initiative in October: here.
GreenCar Reports has an article (here it is) which says this could complicate over-the-air updates that are favored by Tesla and by other electric-car companies.