Ontario to consult on updating end-of-life vehicle processing standards

The Ontario Ministry of Environment will hold public consultations on new proposed standards for end-of-life vehicle processors.

By Mike Davey Toronto, Ontario — November 11, 2015 — The Ontario Ministry of Environment & Climate Change have recently posted updates to the Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR) and announced a second consultation proposal regarding standards for end-of-life vehicle (ELV) processors. It’s common knowledge in the recycling industry that some ELV processing facilities adhere […]

Solera integrates parts procurement solutions to form InPart

InPart logo

Westlake, Texas — November 11, 2015 — Solera Holdings has announced the integration of its parts procurement solutions, including Distribution Service Technologies (“DST”) and APU Solutions (“APU”), to form InPart. Through InPart, Solera will enable online parts procurement from the industry’s largest network of suppliers directly within the existing systems and workflow of collision and […]

ARAAC approves two members at general meeting

ARAAC approves two members at general meeting

Halifax, Nova Scotia — October 28, 2015 — Auto recyclers and industry associates recently gathered for the annual Automotive Recyclers Association of Atlantic Canada (ARAAC) meeting where two new direct members were welcomed to the fold. “We have grown as an association and now have 32 direct members in ARAAC, in addition to our 10 […]

St. Thomas auto recycler changed by Africa mission trip

St Thomas auto recycler changed by Africa mission trip

St. Thomas, Ontario — October 28, 2015 — The owner of McGregor Auto Parts recently returned from a compassionate and life-changing trip to Sierra Leone, Africa with the grassroots organization, Let Them Laugh Out Loud (LOL). Jeff McGregor had travelled to the West African country as part of a team to support a paediatrician from […]

ARA pulls out the stops for 72nd annual convention

A selection of photos from the ARA Convention. Check out the gallery below for more!

By Mike Davey Charlotte, North Carolina — October 14, 2105 — The annual Convention & Exposition of the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) is easily one of the biggest events on the auto recycling calendar, drawing together professionals from all across Canada and the US. This year’s convention, the organization’s 72nd, took place in Charlotte, North Carolina […]

Carcone’s Auto Recycling receives two honours at ARA Convention

Michael and Carolyn Carcone.

By Mike Davey Charlotte, North Carolina — October 12, 2015 — Congratulations go out to Michael and Carolyn Carcone for their big win at the Automotive Recyclers Assocation (ARA) Annual Convention & Exposition, taking home two prestigious awards. The ARA event took place in Charlotte, North Carolina from October 7 to 10. Owners of Carcone’s […]

Registration opens for CARS 2016

Welcoming attendees to CARS 2014. The trade show provides an opportunity to network with auto recyclers from around the world.

Toronto, Ontario — September 30, 2015 — The Complete Auto Recycling and Secondary Materials (CARS) trade show takes place July 13 and 14, 2016 at Donington Park Circuit in Derby, UK. With the 2014 event attracting over 75 exhibitors and more than 1,200 attendees from 25 countries including Canada, India, Japan, Germany, USA and Australia, […]

Reid’s Automotive Recycling now Climate Smart certified

Reid's Auto Recycling and ClimateSmart logos

By Mike Davey Burnaby, British Columbia — September 16, 2015 — Reid’s Automotive Recycling has announced it is now Climate Smart certified. The business has often been on the cutting edge of environmental protection efforts, and the Climate Smart certification displays this progressive attitude. Reid’s Automotive Recycling is located in Burnaby, British Columbia, and is […]

Don Fraser of AADCO Auto Parts honoured by Brampton Fire Services

Don Fraser (centre) accepts a plaque honouring his contributions to extrication training for Brampton Fire and Emergency Services.

Brampton, Ontario — September 16, 2015 — Don Fraser was recently thanked by Brampton Fire and Emergency Services for helping to keep residents safe. Until his recent retirement, Fraser owned AADCO Auto Parts in Brampton. Over the last few years he frequently opened his yard to be used as a training area for firefighters, as […]

Barge full of crushed cars tips in Victoria harbour

Schnitzer Steel logo.

By Jeff Sanford Victoria, British Columbia — August 31, 2015 — A barge loaded with several hundred crushed cars tilted Friday afternoon, spilling twenty vehicles into Victoria’s inner harbour. The recycled vehicles are owned by US recycler Schnitzer Steel, which operates steel recycling and auto parts recovery operations across Canada and the United States. The […]