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Mike Swift Becomes the President of the Automotive Recyclers Association

Professional Automotive Recycler Mike Swift of Swift’s Trails End Auto Recycling, in Des Moines, Iowa, gave his inaugural speech as the President of the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) at the 72nd Annual ARA Convention & Exposition held October 7-10 in Charlotte, North Carolina. His tenure on the Executive Committee of the Association, where he has […]

Automotive Recyclers Association Joins Transportation Secretary in Calling on Automakers to Provide Access to OEM Parts Numbers to Promote Consumer Safety

Leaders of the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) join U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx in calling on automakers to provide industry partners access to critical original equipment manufacturers (OEM) part information to identify manufacturers’ recalled parts in the automotive parts supply chain. Following a February 11, 2015 hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives […]

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 […]