Canadian auto recyclers make magic in Orlando

By Steve Fletcher Orlando, Florida — November 7, 2018 — The 75th Automotive Recyclers Association annual convention & trade show saw an invasion of Canadian auto recyclers helping to advance the global auto recycling industry. From suppliers like Cliff Hope from PMR Catalyst, Philippe Clermont from Power-DB and Henk Huijgen from ELV Select/SEDA, to Board Members […]

ARA set to host 75th annual conference

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario — October 26, 2018 — The Automotive Recyclers Association’s annual Convention and Exposition is less then a week away. This year will mark the events 75th anniversary, taking place from October 31 to November 1. The convention will feature industry speakers and over 30 educational classes, including the new Peer-to-Peer business […]

BC ARA General Meeting and Convention

By CRM staff   Toronto, Ontario – September 21, 2018 – The 2018 BC ARA General Meeting and Convention got underway today with a golf tournament at Hazelmere Golf Course in Surrey, B.C.    Once finished on the course attendees were invited back to the Westin Hotel Spa in Whistler for a chairman’s reception.    […]

Registration opens for 74th Annual ARA Convention and Exposition

Cutting the ribbon to officially open the ARA Convention and Exposition in 2016. This year's event will feature more than 20 educational sessions and over 100 exhibitors.

Manassas, Virginia — June 21, 2017 — Registration is now open for the 74th Annual ARA Convention and Exposition taking place November 1 to 4, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. A statement from ARA says this year’s event is expected to draw auto recyclers and vendors from around the world. The Automotive Recyclers of Canada is […]

Second shop in Canada accredited under CCIAP

The team at Fix Auto Courtenay. The facility is the second facility in Canada to achieve full CCIAP accreditation.

By Barett Poley Courtenay, British Columbia — February 16, 2017 — Fix Auto Courtenay has become the second collision repair business to receive Canadian Collision Industry Accreditation Program (CCIAP) accreditation. The facility is located in British Columbia, so the shop actually qualified under the Certified Collision Repair (CCR) program administered by the Automotive Retailers Association […]

ARA Expo puts technology in the spotlight

A few photos from the 73rd annual ARA Convention and Exposition! Check out the gallery below for more!

Baltimore, Maryland — November 9, 2016 — The importance of keeping up with advances in technology took centre stage during the  73rd Annual Convention and Exposition put on by the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA). ARA premiered a new segment during the event held in Baltimore, Maryland, a Technology Forum that offered automotive recyclers a full […]

Recycling convention to showcase technology

The Automotive Recycler's Association 73rd Annual Convention and Exposition will feature a Technology Forum for the first time.

Washington, DC — September 21, 2016 — There has never been a time when technology wasn’t a major force in business, but its impact and effects have increased in recent years. That might be why the upcoming Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) convention will feature an all-day Technology Forum for the first time. Taking place at […]

ARA of BC selects Review Engine for new Certified Collision Repair Program

The Automotive Retailers Association of British Columbia has selected the Review Engine for the association's new Certified Collision Repair Program.

Burnaby, British Columbia — April 13, 2016 — The Automotive Retailers Association of British Columbia (ARA) has selected the Review Engine from eMarketing Sherpas as the preferred online review and reputation marketing system for the association’s new Certified Collision Repair Program. The program is intended to certify collision repair service providers that have demonstrated commitment […]

Automotive Retailers Association signs deal with eMarketing Sherpas

eMarketing Sherpa and ARA of BC logos

Burnaby, British Columbia — February 9, 2016 — The Automotive Retailers Association (ARA) of British Columbia and eMarketing Sherpas have announced that The Demand Engine, The Review Engine and the Digital Lobby are now available to all ARA members as the preferred consumer sales, marketing and customer service solutions for the association. “I was looking […]

ARA pulls out the stops for 72nd annual convention

A selection of photos from the ARA Convention. Check out the gallery below for more!

By Mike Davey Charlotte, North Carolina — October 14, 2105 — The annual Convention & Exposition of the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) is easily one of the biggest events on the auto recycling calendar, drawing together professionals from all across Canada and the US. This year’s convention, the organization’s 72nd, took place in Charlotte, North Carolina […]