Category Archives: News

End of Life Vehicle Solutions (ELVS) Announces High Voltage Battery Recovery Hotline

855-ELVSBAT (855.358.7228) ELVS recently announced the launch of a toll free hotline to assist auto recyclers and dismantlers with responsible management of the high voltage batteries used in hybrid and electric vehicles. Objectives of the hotline include 1) directing dismantlers…

Help Educate Today’s Youth About Automotive Recycling!

Donate Recycled Door Window Motors to Your Local FIRST® Robotics Team For the second year in a row, the Automotive Recyclers Association and the ARA Educational Foundation are proud to partner with FIRST® Robotics Competition to provide small motor parts…

Attend: DEQ Michigan MECC

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is pleased to offer this comprehensive training opportunity designed to help you comply with your environmental requirements.  Whether you are new to the environmental field or an experienced veteran, the Michigan Environmental Compliance…

Introducing: MICAR Plus

The new MICAR Plus program launched jointly by Automotive Recyclers of Michigan (ARM) and the Michigan Automotive Service Association (ASA) can help you substantially increase sale of recycled parts to the automotive collision and repair industry.  MICAR Plus members will…

Federal Trade Commission Affirms Use of Recycled Automotive Parts in Warranty Repairs

MANASSAS, VA – In a letter to ARA Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Michael Wilson, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) this week affirmed the use of recycled automotive parts in warranty repairs. In the letter, the FTC says: “Warrantors may not…

The Locator Magazine Most Influential for 2011

With over 50 years experience, The Locator Magazine has provided an asset to the Automotive Recycling industry in way of parts and facility location.  The staff at The Locator Magazine provides the most comprehensive listing of recycled parts in any…

East Bay Auto Parts Honored to Host Road Show

East Bay Auto Parts was started in 1978 in Traverse City, MI.  In 1984, they acquired their second and current location in Interlochen, MI.  This began as Northern Michigan’s first self serve facility,  U-PULL-IT.  The original 3,2000 square foot building…

ARM in 2011

What is arm working on for the rest of 2011? We recently met with ARM’s Board to discuss how we can “go on offense” with some pro-active policy ideas.  Of course, we will continue to “play defense” on the salvage…

ARA States the Facts

ARA States the Facts on Automotive Recycling* The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) is the leading international trade association of professional automotive recyclers.  ARA represents 4,500 automotive recycling facilities in the United States and fourteen other countries around the world.  We…

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May is right around the corner and another Road Show will be here soon. If you haven’t been to Traverse City in awhile or ever, then hopefully this article will help you plan for our upcoming event.