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VARA 2016 Annual Meeting Date Announced

Please mark your calendar to join us September 24, 2016 at the Woodlands Hotel & Conference Center in Colonial Williamsburg for our Annual event.  This meeting is designed for all businesses working in or serving the automotive recycling industry in Virginia.  Registration brochure and details available soon.  For more information contact Sherry Whiting at 434-326-9842 […]

ARA Defends the Industry Amid Misleading Automaker “Consumer Awareness” Campaigns

ARA submitted a Letter to the Editor of FenderBender magazine in response to their coverage of a Hyundai consumer awareness” campaign. The Hyundai campaign seeks to dismiss the value of recycled original equipment manufactured (OEM) automotive parts by falsely portraying recycled, aftermarket and salvaged parts the same as counterfeit. ARA’s response stated that Hyundai’s campaign […]

ARA Testifies Before Congress on Implementation of New Law Requiring Automakers to Provide Recalled Parts Data

On April 14, 2016 Michael Wilson, ARA CEO, testified before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade on the subject of “Oversight of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)”. ARA’s testimony discussed critical issues that need to be incorporated in a final rule to make the provision requiring automobile manufacturers […]