With the OEM-aftermarket part debate recently resparked by legislation in Rhode Island, FenderBender decided to look at its 2018 FenderBender Industry Survey to see how OEM part use affects profitability.
On top of industry players and OEMs, legislators in Rhode Island participated in the OEM vs. aftermarket parts debate as well. Here’s a breakdown of the bills that were passed and what national precedent they could set.
Automakers, industry organizations and legislators have recently become vocal in the OEM vs. aftermarket part conversation. Here’s what reignited the debate, and how each side of the discussion is arguing its respective case.