Auto Recyclers Donate to Wounded Warriors Project

The owners and employees of several VARA member businesses and automotive recyclers from surrounding states are supporting injured service members through the Wounded Warriors Project.  For years these recyclers have had tradition of exchanging holiday baskets.  Last year, Joanie Brown of Brown’s Auto Salvage in Bomoseen looked at all the goodies and thought, “We could do better [...]

Automotive Recyclers Association Adds Key Industry Professional to the Organization

The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA), representing an industry dedicated to the efficient removal and reuse of “green” automotive parts, is pleased to announce the selection of Dwight Howard to the positions of Director of Industry Relations for ARA and Consultant for ARA’s for-profit subsidiary, ARA Product Services. “Dwight is a dynamic individual that has extensive [...]

Ricky Young Becomes the President of the Automotive Recyclers Association

Professional Automotive Recycler Ricky Young, of Young’s Auto Center & Salvage in Benson, North Carolina, gave his inaugural speech as the President of the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) at the 71st Annual ARA Convention & Exposition held October 22-25 in Nashville, Tennessee. His tenure on the Executive Committee of the Association, where he has served [...]

ARA Responds to Louisiana Attorney General’s Mischaracterization of Recycled Automotive Parts

The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) sent a letter to Louisiana Attorney General James D. “Buddy” Caldwell this week responding to mischaracterizations and disparaging statements made about recycled automotive parts. In public comments related to a recent lawsuit filed by the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office against State Farm Insurance for allegedly steering consumers to direct repair [...]