Legislating the Loop: European Commission proposes amendments to ELV regulations

Brussels, Belgium — The European Commission put forth a proposal last week that seeks to amend the EU’s regulations on end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) for the purpose of enhancing “the circularity of the automotive sector.” This proposal, put forward last Thursday, is purported to generate about €1.8 billion net revenue by 2035, in addition to eliminating […]

A New Chapter: Ontario looking to expand Second Career Program, extend training credit

Orillia, Ontario — Looking to make a change? The Ontario government has proposed to expand the Second Career Program and extend the  Ontario Jobs Training Tax Credit to help Ontarians pivot their lives toward learning a new skill. Ontario Premier Doug Ford made the announcement from Orillia Truck and Auto Recyclers on Monday. First introduced in […]

In Memoriam: Henry Aumont of Arnprior and Ottawa Auto Parts has died

Arnprior, Ontario — Henry Aumont of Arnprior and Ottawa Auto Parts has died at the age of 93. Henry was predeceased by his wife of 63 years, Norah Shields (2013) and his sister Carmen Breton. He was born in Val Gagné, Ontario to Emerilda Deslauriers and Wilfrid Aumont on July 20, 1928. . In addition […]

Good Deal for Dale: Dale Nagel joins SARA board of directors

Regina, Saskatchewan — The board of directors for the Saskatchewan Automotive Recyclers Association (SARA) has welcomed Dale Nagel, Dale & Lisa’s Farm & Auto Ltd in Mossbank, into its ranks. A lifelong hot rodder, Nagel built his first ride when he was only 15 years old—a 1940 Fargo truck on a Malibu frame, with all […]

Controlled Collisions: Ajax Fire teams with Durham Auto Parts to provide bus for training session

Ajax, Ontario – End-of-life-vehicles are providing Ajax’s first responders with life-saving training opportunities thanks to a partnership between the city’s fire and emergency services and their local auto recycler, Dave Langille of Durham Auto Parts. “Annually, we do auto extrication training. The last couple of years, we’ve done something a little different than just cars, […]

Representative Shuffle: Dalbert Livingstone to leave the ARA Board of Directors, Natalie Miller to join

Charlottetown, P.E.I. — Auto recyclers from across Canada would like to thank Dalbert Livingstone from Island Auto Supply in Charlottetown PEI for his four-year stint on the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) Board of Directors representing Canada. After numerous conference calls, reports, Conventions, and in-person meetings, Dalbert’s last official duty will be participating in the ARA […]

Pre-SEMA Plans: Car-Part.com showcasing Car-Part Pro at SEMA360 next week

Las Vegas, Nevada — Jeff Schroder and Car-Part are on the leading edge of changing the landscape of the recycled parts industry and the company plans to use SEMA360 to show off some new features for Integrated Car-Part Pro (iPro). “We’ll be showing off some new features of iPro, which won some industry innovation awards. […]