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The Stats Are In: Credit Card Fraud is Down 75 Percent Because Of Chip Technology

Chip Technology Hits the Mark: Credit card fraud is down 75 percent with the new technology.

New Episodes of RTM Sudios' "POWERNATION" Franchise Debut in January

“POWERNATION” Franchise Anchors Sunday Morning Programming. Auto enthusiasts can catch new episodes beginning this month.

Small Business Checklist for Tax-Time Technology

Tackle Tax Stress: Tips to make technology work for you at tax time.
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Locator UpFront

Protecting Our Industry With Education

Sandy Blalock explains how education will help the auto recycling industry in the future by training employees and staying ahead of other industries.

What Your Signage Says About You

How to use your business’ signage to attract customers, create a great first impression and get them to walk through your door.

Let’s Talk Recalls: Corporate Responsibility And You

Paul D’Adamo and Katie Stark with Rebuilders Auto Supply discuss how part recalls are the responsibility of absolutely everyone involved in the ELV chain.

Extreme Makeover: Nordstrom’s “Next Generation”

There’s excitement in the air these days at Nordstrom’s Automotive, Inc. in Garretson, S.D. The nearly 50-year-old auto recycling business recently unveiled a multimillion dollar facelift five years in the making and the results are - in a word - life-changing.

The Cold, Hard Facts of Freon

Sara R. Hamidovic and Cory Portwood of VET Environmental Engineering share their guide on proper Freon removal and the EPA’s recent updates.

Storm Survivors: Hawkins Used Parts Rebuilds After Tornado

After an EF3 tornado ripped through Hawkins Used Auto Parts in Mayfield, Ky., the team brushed themselves off and got right back to work.

15 Minutes With ARA President Jonathan Morrow

Jonathan Morrow may be the youngest ARA president ever, but he’s packed a lot of experience in his 35 years and is ready to lead.
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Recycled Parts Buying Trends

The Locator's commitment to buyers and sellers of recycled parts has been the driving force for the company for more than 50 years. For the past several months, the data has shows a clear trend for purchasing smaller, easy-to-install parts. Headlights, tail lamps and side view mirrors have been popular among buyers. But buyers also continue to purchase the larger, more expensive parts including engines and transmissions.


Most Popular Parts Searches

PartsLocator's new late-model parts search allows users to find the parts they need, purchase them and have them shipped directly. The site is user friendly and completely responsive so access from any device - desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile device - is seamless.

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