Swiss Sustainability: International Automobile Recycling Congress 2020

Toronto, Ontario — The International Automobile Recycling Congress (IARC) 2020 will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, alongside the Geneva International Motor Show. A bold marketing strategy allows it so that if you register for the IARC 2020, you will receive free admission to the GIMS at the same time! This year’s agenda includes 26 specialist […]

Battery Benefits: Audi to recycle cobalt and nickel with Umicore

Toronto, Ontario — According to German car manufacturer Audi and its partner materials expert Umicore, the two companies have been able to recover more than 90 percent of the cobalt and nickel in the high-voltage batteries of Audi’s e-tron vehicle. Next, the partners will collaborate to develop a closed-loop system for cobalt and nickel, where […]

Further Use for Fluids: Used motor oil and antifreeze accepted for recycling in B.C.

Abbotsford, British Columbia — The GFL Transfer Station and Recycling Facility on Vye Road in Abbotsford, B.C. is now accepting used motor oil, antifreeze, filters and containers. The facility now has a 20-foot modified shipping container installed on-site to collect the items, thanks to a grant received from the B.C. Used Oil Management Association (BCUOMA). […]

A Schroder Decision: Car-Part chief named CIECA’s vice chair

Toronto, Ontario — The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association has named an auto recycling legend–Jeff Schroder, founder of Car-Part, as its vice-chair for 2020. Others named to the group’s board include California Casualty Management’s George Best, who will serve as the secretary, and Enterprise Holding’s Kim Devallance-Caron, who takes over from Mitchell International’s Phil Martinez. Schroder […]

Atlantic Assets: Newco Metal and Auto Recycling receives $1m in funding

St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador — St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador-based Newco Metal and Auto Recycling recently announced it would be expanding its capacity at its Foxtrap, Nfld. facility after receiving a $1 million repayable contribution from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. According to a news release from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Newco plans […]

Recyclers Ready: Auto Recycling Calendar of Events for 2020

Toronto, Ontario — Auto recyclers across Canada have had one wild year in the industry. From OARA’s exciting annual Convention and Trade Show in Mississauga to the SEMA show in Vegas, recyclers everywhere are mourning the ending of a fantastic year of networking, travelling, and connecting. But recyclers worry not. We have access to info […]

Lean on Lithion: Quebec recycling company discusses dangers of EV batteries

Toronto, Ontario –The number of electric vehicles on the road is on a steady rise. With nearly 100,000 electric vehicles in Canada, it’s clear that the future of transportation is green and clean. However, with the lessening of emissions in the air, there is a new unexpected risk many outside of the auto recycling industry don’t […]

Recycle of the Fittest: Auto recyclers say don’t fear slowing part supply, buy used instead

Toronto, Ont – While the recent United Automobile Workers Union strike has begun to effect part suppliers across North America, Canadian auto recyclers are encouraging others to turn towards used parts instead — arguing that they’re cost-effective and more eco-friendly. “As we know, the ongoing UAW strike is impacting GM part suppliers, repair facilities and […]

Green on the Small Screen: Catch Andrew MacDonald on CBC discussing E.V batteries

Toronto, Ontario — Andrew MacDonald, owner of Maritime Auto Parts, proudly represented his recycling facility on CBC News: The National earlier this week. Offering his personal insight from his experience with electric vehicle batteries, MacDonald discussed the evolution of cars and how he’s dealt with the changes electric vehicles has brought to his company. “The […]

Seeing Green: Japanese OEMs enter India’s recycling ring

Toronto, Ontario — Two OEMs appear to be muscling into the auto recycling industry on a massive scale. Suzuki and Toyota have announced a collaborative venture to open vehicle dismantling facilities in India. The Japanese OEMs expect to open a facility based in Noida, in the northern province of Uttar Pradesh, in 2020. It is […]