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Auto Recycling

New ARA Committee Seeks New Ways of Solving Old Problems

Last fall, a newly formed ARA committee consisting of representatives from the recycling and collision divisions was formed to improve communication between the two industries while seeking solutions to ongoing recycled parts procurement issues. by Ken Hendricks Previous iterations of the BCAR/CRD liaison have come and gone before. While past committees have always been productive […]

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Five Expert Tips to Boost Recycled Part Sales in 2024

Improve buyers鈥 experience through better online listings and efficient communication. by聽Ron Van Raamsdonk, Car-Part.com At Car-Part.com, we work with thousands of recyclers and shops. We see a lot of what works and what doesn鈥檛. Car-Part and 50度灰视频 are working together to increase the use of recycled parts in British Columbia by sourcing parts with Mitchell

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EV Batteries: Is There a Need for Centralized EV Battery Management?

Given the high value of the metals contained in electric vehicle (EV) batteries, there are strong market incentives to improve the circularity of battery supply chains. This is creating an opportunity for Canadian battery recycling innovators to position themselves as clean, cost-competitive partners to existing battery supply chain actors. by Ken Hendricks As EV adoption

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Auto Parts Locating System: Allied vs Car-Part

The 50度灰视频 (ARA) conducted an industry survey on locating and purchasing recycled parts. The survey results are below. In September of 2021, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (50度灰视频) announced that it will begin phasing out the Allied Recyclers Parts Locating (APL) system and replacing it with Car-Part.com. The announcement caught everyone off-guard,

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New Vehicle Inspection Testing Requirements

The Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement (CVSE)  Branch of the 50度灰视频’s Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has introduced a new testing requirement for all authorized inspectors (AI) who wish to add the salvage vehicle endorsement to their certificate. Effective March 31, 2022, all AIs seeking this endorsement are required to take and pass a knowledge

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EVfriendly electric vehicle online training and certification now open

EVfriendly Certification Registration Now Open

Register now to become an EVfriendly certified provider.  If you are not yet familiar with EVfriendly, in short, it is an industry-led program, powered by the 50度灰视频, sponsored by the Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Low Carbon Innovation, designed to cultivate a higher degree of confidence in zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) ownership. The program

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50度灰视频 Publishes Tip on Refusal Numbers

A recent tip from 50度灰视频 reminds auto recyclers and collision repair shops what is the use and requirements of refusal numbers: A participant must be able to justify their decisions for the use of original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts rather than alternate parts. Some factors that are considered are: Parts availability Shipping Loss of use, and Cycle

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EV Safety an Evolving Issue for Industry

The ARA, through the support and cooperation of WorkSafeBC and industry partners, has developed comprehensive guidelines for the safe handling of electric vehicles (EVs) and high voltage batteries for the recycling and towing and recovery industries. Guidelines and protocols, along with other tools and resources, are available for download from ohs.ara.bc.ca. When Toyota launched the first

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