ARA Responds to Louisiana Attorney General’s Mischaracterization of Recycled Automotive Parts

The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) sent a letter to Louisiana Attorney General James D. “Buddy” Caldwell this week responding to mischaracterizations and disparaging statements made about recycled automotive parts. In public comments related to a recent lawsuit filed by the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office against State Farm Insurance for allegedly steering consumers to direct repair [...]

ARA Details Highlights, New Features and What to Expect of the 71st Annual Convention and Exposition

The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) urges professional automotive recyclers and industry partners to pick up Locator magazine’s UpFront Summer 2014 edition to read the profile of ARA’s upcoming 71st Annual Convention and Exposition. In an interview with magazine editors, ARA Meeting Planner Kim Glasscock shares some of the new features of this year’s event, details [...]

ARA Applauds West Virginia Supreme Court Recognition that Recycled OEM Parts Are “Diametrically Different” than Aftermarket Parts

The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) applauds the recent West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruling that the state’s Automotive Crash Parts Act does not apply to the use of salvage/recycled OEM parts and as such, affirms the use of salvage/recycled OEM crash parts in vehicle repairs when such repairs are negotiated by insurers within the [...]

ARA Announces Keynote Speakers, Registration Opens for 71st Annual Convention and Exposition

The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) announced that John Van Alstyne, CEO and President of I-CAR, and Christy Wright, a member of the Dave Ramsey Speakers Group, will be keynote speakers for ARA’s 71st Annual Convention and Exposition. The announcement came as online registration opened for the premier event of the professional automotive recycling industry. ARA’s [...]