Melting Materials: New plastics recycling program announced by Audi

Toronto, Ontario – Audi has completed a pilot project to recycle mixed automotive plastic waste using a chemical auto recycling process. Together with the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany, Audi says it can take the many parts of a vehicle made of plastic into pyrolysis oil so that it can be used to make […]

Aging Autos: ARA encouraging use of ROE parts as vehicle ages rise

Manassas, Virginia —  The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) is wanting vehicle owners, insurance companies and repair facilities to increase their use of recycled original equipment (ROE) automotive parts because the age of light vehicles in operation on U.S. roads has risen to 12.1 years, according to IHS Market reports. Sandy Blalock, ARA executive director, says that […]