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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 […]

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 […]