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Automotive Recyclers Association Testimony - House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Hearing - April 14, 2016

Rep. Adam Kinzinger - Question & Answer Segment with Administrator Mark Rosekind -- House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Hearing - NHTSA  Oversight - April 14, 2016






The Automotive Recyclers Association supports multiple programs for the benefit of members and the industry.

ARA University
Founded in 2006 by the ARA Education Foundation, ARA University was developed to fill the need for training that would help automotive recyclers succeed.  Read more
ARA Scholarship
Anon-profit organization promoting education through the awarding of scholarships annually to students on the basis of academic achievement. Read more
Car & Gold Seal
Offers a set of standards for general business practices as well as environmental and safety issues and provides guidance for member facilities in adhering to these standards. Read more
Environmental Compliance for Automotive Recyclers (ECAR) is a website designed by and for people in the automotive recycling business. Read more


On Track for Greatness

A successful gathering of professional automotive recyclers can only be judged by what attendees have to say regarding the event. In the case of the 72nd Annual Automotive Recyclers Association Convention & Expo, the results are in. Close to 1,000 attendees from as far and wide as... Read more

Social Media and Your Business

I had the pleasure of attending and presenting for the first time at the 72nd ARA Convention & Expo last year in Charlotte, North Carolina. I have social media to thank for helping me to be “found” due to a serendipitous online exchange. Who knew when I answered a question on twitter from... Read more

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ARA, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and ISRI Join Together and Publish White Paper on Automotive Recycling Industry

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