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Voters approve ‘Right to Repair’ ballot question

Massachusetts voters resoundingly passed the “Right to Repair” ballot question, meaning the new law requiring automakers to provide independent repair shops as well as dealers with easy access to the computer codes needed to diagnose complex car problems will need to be reconciled with compromise legislation passed after the ballots were approved.

Legislators could also decide to re-approve the compromise. The regulations are the first of their kind in the nation.

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