By Chris Villani (February 2, 2022, 4:53 PM EST) – An exasperated federal judge said Wednesday he was close to a verdict in a lawsuit challenging Massachusetts’ revised “right to repair” law, but he has pressed lawyers for a group of manufacturers to explain why they didn’t tell him that new Subaru and Kia vehicles followed rules they said were impossible to follow.
After attending a test bed last summer, U.S. District Judge Douglas P. Woodlock decided in October to hear new evidence about the cars in question, which may simply disable so-called telematics systems at the center of the law. The law expands on a 2012 version that gave independents…
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