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 [...]

ARA Response to Automotive News Article

As you may know, the ARA is an international trade association of automotive recyclers. The ARA services over 1,000 direct member recyclers, as well as approximately 3,500 additional recyclers through affiliated organizations. The ARA does not control or direct the actions of the independent businesses who may be members, but among other things, the ARA [...]

NHTSA “Retooling Recalls” Workshop Recommendations Affirm Professional Automotive Recyclers Need for Access to Bulk Recall Data, OEM Part Numbers and Build Sheet Data

The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) applauds the recommendations produced during the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)’s one-day workshop on April 28 during which ARA participated along with leading transportation officials, automotive industry representatives, safety advocates, and researchers to brainstorm ways to achieve a recall completion rate of 100 percent. During the NHSTA event, ARA [...]

Automotive Recyclers Association Warns Consumers About Growing Danger of Counterfeit Automotive Parts in the Marketplace

Today, the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) is warning consumers about the growing danger of counterfeit automotive parts in the marketplace and urging them to utilize quality, recycled original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts supplied by professional automotive recyclers. “ARA has a long history of speaking out against counterfeit automotive parts and warning the automotive repair industry [...]