The Automotive Education & Policy Institute is a non-profit organization created to assist consumers and automotive repair professionals.  The AEPI fills in informational gaps left by federal and state governments relating to vehicle repairs, alterations, safety, and insurance.  the Institute provides guidance on the intersection of vehicle safety, consumer protection requirements, repair, and insurance that are often in conflict -- leaving consumers confused and frustrated.  The AEPI provides links to auto manufacturer recommendations for proper repairs, state repair and consumer protection laws, information on warranties, and research on important motor vehicle topics.