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Registration OPENS for the 74th Annual ARA Convention and Exposition

Registration is now open for the 74th Annual ARA Convention and Exposition taking place November 1-4, 2017 in downtown Dallas, Texas. This year's Convention is expected to draw auto recyclers and vendors from around the world.  Registration is available at www.araexpo.org. Highlights of the 74th Annual Convention include an opening day Recyclers Roundtable on "Tackling the Tough Issues", … Continue reading Registration OPENS for the 74th Annual ARA Convention and Exposition

ARA Statement on Recent Media Coverage of Defective Takata Airbags

The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) represents over 4,500 professional automotive recyclers across the United States and in 17 countries internationally. The professional automotive recycling industry shares a common goal of safely and efficiently processing inoperable motor vehicles in an environmentally responsible manner. Over the past several weeks, local newscasts across the country have aired reports … Continue reading ARA Statement on Recent Media Coverage of Defective Takata Airbags

ARA Statement Regarding April 19, 2017 Associated Press Story on Defective Takata Airbags

It is important for consumers to procure used vehicles and parts from reputable businesses licensed in their state. Professional automotive recyclers are aware of the dangers of defective Takata airbags and the federal requirement regarding automakers’ non-remedied recalled automotive parts. Many of these professional automotive recycling facilities are participating in Honda’s Takata buy-back program or … Continue reading ARA Statement Regarding April 19, 2017 Associated Press Story on Defective Takata Airbags

ARA Technical Advisory Committee Paper Presented at Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress

Andy Latham, chair of the ARA Technical Advisory Committee, recently presented at the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) World Congress on ‘The Safe Handling of High Voltage Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Components within the Global Vehicle Recycling Industry."  The presentation was based on a paper written by the Technical Advisory Committee. Sales of electric and hybrid vehicles … Continue reading ARA Technical Advisory Committee Paper Presented at Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress

ARA Presents at 2017 International Automobile Recycling Congress

ARA CEO Michael Wilson presented today at the International Automotive Recycling Congress (IARC) in Berlin, Germany.  Leading representatives of the international automobile recycling industry came together in Berlin for the annual international event. From March 22 to 24, approximately 200 attendees and 20 exhibitors from 22 different countries assembled in the German capital to participate … Continue reading ARA Presents at 2017 International Automobile Recycling Congress