I think you and I may be the only ones that actually read the article and not just the sensationalist headline. The meat of the article said absolutely nothing about fixing your car. It was all about tuners for the ECU. So those companies that make those and their customers would take a big hit were this to ever become law, but that is a tiny percentage of drivers. DMCA has to do with computer programming. Even my Prius has a vast majority of mechanical parts with no computer programming that could never be regulated using the DMCA.