Auto parts manufacturer Mighty Auto Parts has received some bad press lately after a recall for its parts supplier, certifit Auto Parts, was delayed by several months due to the coronavirus.

That’s according to a new report from Reuters, which says the recall was delayed because Mighty Auto’s sales volume declined during the pandemic.

The company has been accused of selling defective parts, and Mighty Auto is facing a class action lawsuit in New York, where its parts are manufactured. 

While Mighty Auto has been a supplier to auto parts makers for a long time, it hasn’t been able to get a fair shake at the industry, which is one reason why some companies like the company are moving toward selling directly to consumers.

That shift has led to a growing market for self-checkout kiosks, like this one, where you can pick up parts without the need to fill out a form or visit a store.

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