Search and Rescue: Canadian auto recyclers commended for handling of Takata airbag recall

Toronto, Ontario — Canadian auto recyclers are working hard to pick up the pieces of the still ongoing Takata airbag recall that affected millions of vehicles worldwide. Rebuilders’ Automotive Supply (RAS) congratulated the nation’s recyclers in an email last Wednesday, saying “Keep up the good work! We Appreciate Our Canadian Customers!”, recognizing them for their […]

Hollings-Head of the Table: ARA names Marty Hollingshead new president

Manassas, Virginia — The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) named Marty Hollingshead as the new president during the organization’s 78th annual conference in Dallas, Texas last month. Owner of Northlake Auto Recyclers in Hammond, Ind., Hollingshead brings 48 years of auto recycling expertise to the ARA and is a trailblazer in his home state for his […]

Electric Education: Automotive Recyclers of Canada to hold EV education event

Toronto, Ontario — With new information on electric vehicles being released by OEMs faster than can be absorbed, Steve Fletcher and the Automotive Recyclers of Canada have decided to hold a webinar in November to lay it all out for the Canadian recycling community. Set for Nov. 4 and to be led by Fletcher and […]

Take The Throne

Wally Dingman steps down as ARC chairman, Dalbert Livingstone to step into role BY ALLISON ROGERS The Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) recently announced its 10-years-standing Chairman Wally Dingman of Niagara- on-the-Lake, Ontario’s Caughill Auto Wreckers of will be stepping down from his position. Dalbert Livingstone of Island Auto Supply in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island […]

OARA Online: Organization to host weekly training series starting tomorrow

Toronto, Ontario — As we charge through the second-straight March without the regularly-scheduled Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association’s (OARA) Convention and Trade Show, the organization has unveiled some exciting virtual training opportunities, with festivities kicking off next Thursday, March 25. The OARA Virtual Training Series will bring industry experts to your desktop (or phone or iPad) via […]

Automotive Recyclers of Canada leaves NATA

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario – September 13, 2018 —The Automotive Recyclers of Canada will no longer be a part of the National Automotive Trades Association, according to the organizations executive director Steve Fletcher. “We’re out,” Fletcher said, following a public meeting organized by the Automotive Aftermarket Retailers of Ontario (AARO) in August. “I can confirm […]

Automotive recyclers applaud federal action to ban asbestos

Kirsty Duncan, federal Minister of Science, recently announced that the government of Canada will completely ban asbestos by 2018.

Toronto, Ontario — December 21, 2016 — The government of Canada has pledged to ban asbestos and asbestos-containing products by 2018. The comprehensive ban will include new regulations that ban the manufacture, use, import and export of asbestos and establish new federal workplace health and safety rules that will drastically limit the risk of people […]