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ARA President, Chad Counselman Steps Down to Join All Auto Recalls

The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) has announced that professional automotive recycler and current ARA President, Chad Counselman, will step down from his leadership position on the ARA Executive Committee effective February 10, 2020.
2020.02.22 11:31 AM

Employee Benefit Trends That Are Shaping 2020

Employee benefits are evolving in 2020, including changes in contribution limits for health plans. Companies are also seeking ways to promote financial wellness, encourage a work-life balance and foster diversity through the benefits offered.
2020.02.19 03:06 PM

Self-Driving Truck Startup Kodiak Robotics Begins First Freight Deliveries

Kodiak Robotics, Inc., a startup developing self-driving technology to revolutionize long-haul trucking, announced it has started making its first commercial deliveries with a safety driver behind the wheel. Kodiak achieved this milestone just 16 months after the company was formed.
2020.02.19 03:06 PM

Toyota to Build Prototype City of the Future

Toyota revealed plans to build a prototype "city" of the future on a 175-acre site at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan. Called the Woven City, it will be a fully connected ecosystem powered by hydrogen fuel cells.
2020.02.19 03:06 PM

In the Virtual Driver's Seat: CyberActive and K12 Team Up for Online Driver's Education

Schools and districts using K12's portfolio of learning solutions will now also have access to CyberActive's online driver education courses. The courses will initially launch through a K12-branded platform in Florida and Illinois, with plans to expand into additional states later this year.
2020.02.19 03:06 PM

Small Business Owners Anticipate Economic Downturn in 2020; Prepare for Potential Challenges

Data shows that the U.S. economy is strong, but slowing; and, while 75 percent of small business owners rated their company's cash flow as "good" or "very good" in 2019, 67 percent of small business owners anticipate an economic downturn or recession in the next 12 months.
2020.02.19 03:06 PM

Milton Salvage Yard Explains The Benefits of Closed-Loop Recycling

As the automotive industry continues to grow and thrive, auto recyclers and manufacturers are turning their attention to improving the closed-loop recycling efforts in the United States.
2020.02.19 03:06 PM

California's Underground Economy of Unlicensed Auto Dismantling Surging

The size of the underground economy of unlicensed auto dismantlers has likely surpassed the number of licensed dismantlers that operate lawfully in the State of California, creating unfair competition andcosting legitimate licensed small business owners over $1.5 billion a year in potential earnings.
2020.02.19 03:06 PM

Worldwide Facilities Completes Acquisition of The Sullivan Group

Worldwide Facilities, LLC has completed the acquisition of Gerald J. Sullivan & Associates, Inc., which trades as “The Sullivan Group” (“Sullivan”), a national specialty intermediary.
2020.02.19 03:06 PM

Experian Predicts the Top Data Breach Trends for 2020

As we look to 2020 and a new decade, cybersecurity will continue to be a top priority for businesses and consumers alike. To help organizations prepare for the next year and beyond, Experian® has released its seventh annual Data Breach Industry Forecast, which predicts the top five threats businesses and consumers should be aware of in order to keep their information safe.
2020.01.20 06:27 PM

Collision Repair Education Foundation Announces 2020 Career Fair Schedule

The Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) announced their 2020 high school and college transportation student career fair schedule, which will include events being held in at least the top 25 markets nationwide that employ technicians.
2020.01.20 06:27 PM

Small Business Owners Planning to Raise Compensation at Highest Level Since 1989

Thirty percent of small business owners reported raising compensation and 26 percent plan to do so in the coming months, the highest level since December 1989, according to the National Federation of Independent Business.
2020.01.20 06:27 PM

ADESA VirtuaLane® Multisite Support Integrated into Marketplace Mobile App

ADESA Marketplace users can now view and bid on all vehicles offered on VirtuaLane multisite events from all 26 ADESA auction sites that host these virtual-only sales across North America.
2020.01.20 06:27 PM

As Business Payment Fraud Skyrockets, Are You Protected?

A whopping 74 percent of businesses were victims of payment fraud, according to the 2017 Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) Payments Fraud and Control Survey. What's more, 75 percent of that fraud was from check fraud.
2020.01.20 06:27 PM

CLASSIC FINDS

Craig and Corrina Huffman had their eye on Claude Holt’s collection of classic cars ever since they made their life-changing move from Eureka, California to Fayetteville, Tennessee. They were overjoyed when Holt agreed to sell the classic Fords and Chevys to Boneyard Auto & Salvage.
2019.12.23 06:52 AM

GAME CHANGER

Neil Harrow is proving innovation and auto recycling go together with his state-of-the-art Florida facility, GreenStar Auto Recyclers. Named for its environmentally-friendly focus, GreenStar started as a boutique operation on 2.5 acres that could be run with less than 15 employees.
2019.12.23 06:52 AM

SHORT WEEK

The traditional five-day, 40-hour workweek has been the standard for businesses since its inception by Henry Ford in 1926. But today’s workers are vying for more flexible work schedules. That’s prompting some companies to change to a four-day workweek.
2019.12.23 06:52 AM

W-4 CHANGES

With the new year comes a redesigned W-4, featuring a fresh look and several new fields. After delays, several draft versions and some major revisions, the Internal Revenue Service released the final version of the 2020 Form W-4 on December 4, 2019.
2019.12.23 06:51 AM

LEMS AUTO

Larae and Dereck Van Der Brink spend most days juggling multiple responsibilities. Between running Lems Auto Recyclers in Doon, Iowa and raising two children who are involved in sports and other activities, the schedule always seems packed.
2019.12.23 06:51 AM

15 Minutes With Chad Counselman

Chad Counselman has filled many roles: Husband of 21 years to Rachel, father of 18-year-old Emily, missions pastor of his church, and co-owner of Counselman Automotive Recycling in Mobile, Alabama. This past October, he stepped into yet another role: President of the Automotive Recycling Association.
2019.12.23 06:51 AM

Car Owners Spending More Personal Time On Repairs For Paint Damage

Car owners in the U.S. are spending more "do-it-yourself" time and money to improve the appearance of their vehicles, according to a recent study by Chipex, a leading supplier of car-care products.
2019.12.13 11:30 AM

Wrench Raises $20M For Expansion Of Mobile Mechanic Service

Wrench has raised $20M for expansion of its mobile mechanic service. On average, using Wrench saves vehicle owners upwards of three hours of travel and service time, reducing the stress of vehicle maintenance and repair. Wrench also saves users as much as 30 percent on vehicle maintenance and repairs when compared to traditional dealer service departments.
2019.12.13 11:30 AM

POWERNATION's New Show, CARCASS, Set To Launch in Spring of 2020

POWERNATION, America’s #1 automotive how-to television franchise will launch a new show “CARCASS” set to air in NBCSN’s primetime “Overdrive” block.
2019.12.13 11:30 AM

Your Driving Costs

It’s going to cost more for those looking to buy a new car this year. Finance costs on new car purchases have jumped 24 percent in 2019, according to new AAA research, pushing the average annual cost of vehicle ownership to $9,282, or $773.50 a month.
2019.11.08 01:13 PM

Americans Put Their Cars First

The majority of Americans admit to having strong feelings of love toward their personal vehicles, according to a new Cars.com national survey. The survey uncovered that nearly three-quarters of Americans (73 percent) love their car a lot, and more than two-thirds (69 percent) have a significant amount of pride in their vehicle.
2019.11.08 01:13 PM

Chad Counselman Becomes President of the Automotive Recyclers Association

Professional automotive recycler Chad Counselman, Counselman Automotive Recycling in Mobile, Alabama, was welcomed as the new President of the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) at the organization’s 76th Annual Convention and Exposition in Charlotte, North Carolina.
2019.11.08 01:13 PM

Auctionwini Opens Beta Tester Application for International Salvage Car Buyers

Auctionwini, the auction platform for international salvage car buyers is now seeking Bet a Testers to improve the existing system based on customer's voice.The app was officially launched last April through Google Play, iOS Store and now extends its service from mobile app to web platform for better user accessibility.
2019.11.08 01:13 PM

Bullitt Mustang Hero Car to be Auctioned at Kissimmee 2020

After more than 40 years spent so well hidden that most believed it had been destroyed, the hero car from the Warner Bros. movie “Bullitt” reemerged in January 2018 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and it’s now slated to cross the Mecum auction block at the world’s largest collector car auction this coming January in Kissimmee, Florida.
2019.10.06 08:41 PM

Survey Highlights Small Employers Expectations, Willingness to Train Employees

Over two-thirds of small business employers found it more difficult recruiting and hiring candidates for the most-skilled position in the last two years than in the prior two years and consequently invest significant time and resources in training and improving the skills of their employees.
2019.10.06 08:41 PM

US Automotive Repair & Maintenance Service Revenues to Rise 2.2 Percent Annually

Revenues generated by US automotive repair and maintenance service establishments are forecast to rise 2.2 percent annually in nominal dollars through 2023, according to Automotive Repair & Maintenance Services: United States, a report recently released by Freedonia Focus Reports.
2019.10.06 08:41 PM

Top 5 Trend-Setting Vehicles

Every year the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) recognizes the most accessory-friendly vehicles during the annual trade-only SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. SEMA Show exhibitors, who make the products and accessories for today's popular models, vote to honor the vehicle platforms they believe are best for accessorizing.
2019.10.06 08:41 PM

Vehicle Satisfaction Awards: Nissan Has Most Winning Vehicles; Lincoln and Ram Top Brands

AutoPacific announced the 2019 Vehicle Satisfaction Award (VSA) winners. For the third year in a row, Nissan has the most winning vehicles, this year with six wins: Maxima, Altima, Armada, Murano and Rogue for Nissan and Q60 for Infiniti.
2019.10.06 08:41 PM

CRAZY BUILD

When Ice Rod Rita first sauntered across the salt flats of the Bonneville Speedway, onlookers weren’t clocking her time. They were admiring her lime-on-ice exterior, her Tiki wood siding, and her appropriately named “salt licker” blade. In other words, she was less hot rod and more ‘party waiting to happen.’
2019.09.24 08:45 AM

LOCKED OUT

Ransomware is a malicious file-encrypting software designed to block access to a user’s systems until a ransom is paid, recently hit auto recyclers including Northlake Auto Recyclers. Marty Hollingshead offers a first-hand account of dealing with the attack.
2019.09.24 07:36 AM

AIRBAG SAFETY

Clean Water Environmental, a waste-management company based in Dayton, Ohio, has begun managing the destruction and recycling of the inflator portion of recalled airbag units.
2019.09.24 07:36 AM

TAKING OFF

Automotive recyclers are using drones to show expanded views of their businesses. Drones can provide stunning overhead views of salvage yards for marketing campaigns, social media posts, YouTube videos and websites. Owners can use drones to scan and map many acres at once, inventory vehicle locations, plan for construction or expansion and inspect perimeters and security systems.
2019.09.24 07:36 AM

SURVIVING A SLUMP

Most salvage yards go through sales slumps tough economic times at some point. The price of scrap, availability of inventory, weather, holidays and demand for parts can all lead to downturns in business. Having a plan in place for dealing with both planned and unplanned slow seasons can not only help your business survive during tough times but thrive afterward. 
2019.09.24 07:36 AM

SafeAirbags.com and Morgan Freeman Urge You to Check Your Airbags

SafeAirbags.com, an organization notifying consumers of the need to repair the millions of recalled Takata airbags that remain on the road in the U.S., launched a national broadcast consumer awareness campaign featuring Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman.
2019.09.03 11:27 AM

“ToyMakerz” Re-Airs Third Season of Mind-Blowing Custom Automotive Builds

"ToyMakerz" will re-air its third action-packed season on HISTORY®. Each week, former celebrity stuntman and head "ToyMaker" David Ankin will take his fans on the ride of their lives, leading his talented team in crafting one-of-a-kind custom automotive builds. From hot rods and classics to muscle cars, trucks and motorcycles, "ToyMakerz" gives car lovers across America a front-row seat to the incredible process behind these powerful and unique machines.
2019.09.03 11:27 AM

Small Business Employers Continue Strong Hiring Trend

NFIB’s monthly jobs report found that small business job creation slowed in July, falling to an average addition of 0.12 workers per firm, down from June but still historically strong. A record 26 percent of small business owners surveyed cited the difficulty of finding qualified workers as their single most important business problem.
2019.09.03 11:27 AM

Snapshot of the Collision Repair Industry Available

Over 675 collision repair businesses responded to the survey, representing over 4,500 technicians. The survey provides unique insights on industry trends such as average age, incomes, entry-level worker task expectations, and more going back more than two decades.
2019.09.03 11:27 AM

Unprecedented Number of Shop Owners Plan on Retiring in Next Decade

More than half of independent auto repair shop owners expect to retire in the next nine years, and the majority plan to sell their businesses, potentially leading to a wave of consolidation in the industry and leaving drivers in search of a reliable neighborhood shop.
2019.09.03 11:27 AM

Novelis Launches High-Strength Automotive Aluminum Product

Novelis Inc., the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, recently announced the launch of Advanz™ 6HS-s650, a precisely engineered aluminum automotive body sheet product that exceeds industry standards for strength, lightweighting, formability, performance and structural integrity. It is the strongest 6xxx series product with a 15 to 25 percent in-service strength advantage over incumbent high strength aluminum alloys and exhibits excellent crash behavior and corrosion resistance.
2019.09.03 11:27 AM

Malwarebytes Reports 365 Percent Spike in Business Ransomware Detections

Malwarebytes has released an in-depth ransomware threat report that explores the shift in ransomware attacks from consumer targets to organizations, businesses, municipalities and beyond, breaking out attack vectors and trends region by region for an unprecedented view into ransomware behavior.
2019.09.03 11:27 AM

Volvo Launches Complimentary Tow for Life

No matter what vintage Volvo you may drive, roadside towing is now available free of charge. “Tow for Life” service works alongside the recently launched Volvo Car Accident Advisor and the Volvo Lifetime Replacement Parts & Labor Warranty.
2019.08.02 01:02 PM

Sensory Steering Wheel Keeps Your Eyes On The Road

A steering wheel developed by Jaguar Land Rover could help keep drivers’ eyes on the road – by using heat to tell drivers when to turn left or right.
2019.08.02 01:01 PM

MoneyRates.com Reveals the Best States for Car Enthusiasts

MoneyRates.com revealed the best states for car enthusiasts, with Midwestern states South Dakota and Nebraska taking the top two spots.
2019.08.02 01:01 PM

Fenix Parts to Acquire Cox Truck and Van

Fenix Parts is set to acquire the assets of Cox Truck and Van, Inc. Cox operates a full-service auto recycling facility in Gainesville, GA and both full-service and self-service facilities in Moultrie, GA.
2019.08.02 01:01 PM

Copart Opens a New Location in Hartford, Connecticut

Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT), a global online vehicle auction company, opened a new location in Hartford, Connecticut. This location was formerly Hartford-Springfield Auto Auction. This is Copart’s second location in the state.
2019.08.02 01:01 PM

Most Consumers Don’t Understand Data Security For Connected Vehicles

A recent study by CarGurus found that despite the increased adoption of connected vehicle technology, consumers remain ill-informed about the potential security threats the technology presents.
2019.07.08 08:45 AM

Why Drivers Shouldn’t Use Winter Tires in Summer

Many drivers are tempted to drive their winter tires during the summer season. According to an expert from Nokian Tyres, this is risky for drivers and traffic.
2019.07.08 08:45 AM

Solera Creates Revolutionary Auto Research and Training Center

Solera Holdings, Inc.’s training center will showcase an innovative blend of both industry research and expert training. CESVI LIV NA will feature the latest repair and maintenance tools, equipment and processes for U.S. automotive and insurance industries.
2019.07.08 08:45 AM

Nexcel Makes Oil Changes Quick, Smart and Simple

The Nexcel oil cell, an easy-to-change unit containing both engine oil and filter delivers superior engine performance and improved environmental sustainability. The new technology allows your oil to be changed in around 90 seconds, more than 13 times faster than a conventional oil change of 20 minutes.
2019.07.08 08:45 AM

ELV Project Proves Viable Market for Recycled Plastics from Autos

The ELV Project was designed to study the viability of collecting and recycling plastic car parts, including car bumpers, to eventually be broken down and used as materials to make new products. The results from the ELV Project indicate that there is technology and a market to recycle plastic from vehicles
2019.07.08 08:45 AM

Porsche Reprints Original Driver’s Manuals

Around 700 driver’s manuals are currently available from Porsche Classic, including editions in various languages and in some cases also for different model variants. The portfolio also includes more than 100 warranty and maintenance booklets. There are also vehicle servicing and care booklets/instructions as well as vehicle wallets that are true to the original. The documents are available from Porsche dealers worldwide.
2019.07.08 08:45 AM

NEED HELP?

Businesses that handle five or more junk, salvage or total loss vehicles per year are required to report to the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System database. Auto Data Direct is your source for salvage vehicle reporting and so much more.
2019.06.20 01:12 PM

LOOKING AHEAD

Small businesses were a big contributor to current economic growth, and to the high U.S. consumer confidence, which reached a 17-year high in Nov. 2017. To take advantage of the favorable economic environment, consider these four moves to set your small business up for success.
2019.06.20 01:12 PM

SIMPLE MARKETING

No one has time to sort through complex messages, confusing web design or too many options in order to find what they need. Customers are looking for simplified experiences throughout the buyer’s journey. The business that can deliver their solution with clear messages and a simple pricing and packaging model will win the customer.
2019.06.20 01:12 PM

WHEELSPOTTER

Hollander’s new app, WheelSpotter quickly identifies a wheel’s Hollander Interchange number to determine whether that wheel should be sold to a scrapper or a remanufacturer.
2019.06.20 01:12 PM

SECURE SITE

Break-ins, vandalism and thefts – both internal and external – are all concerns for salvage yard owners. Solid Security offers tips to keep your business secure.
2019.06.20 01:12 PM

ALASKA RECYCLING

Northwest Auto Parts, based in Anchorage, Alaska, faces unique challenges, often working in the dark or extreme weather to pull parts, and relying on barges and planes to get parts to distant destinations.
2019.06.20 01:12 PM

KNOX AUTO

As the Denton brothers’ reputation grew as a quality recycler in Knoxville, Tenn., the team started expanding their staff and looking for opportunities in the nearby markets on Nashville and Birmingham.
2019.06.20 01:12 PM

Hollander Identifies Wheels With Just A Photo

The WheelSpotter app identifies a wheel’s Hollander Interchange number using only a photo. The WheelSpotter app runs on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. It applies machine learning (artificial intelligence) and advanced filtering to sort through 12,000 OEM wheels to determine the Hollander Interchange number of your wheel.
2019.06.03 11:47 AM

Compare-Autoinsurance.org Explains How To Insure Classic And Vintage Cars

Classic cars are considered investments and their value goes up with each year that passes. To protect their investments, classic car owners must acquire the right car insurance coverage from either the big insurance companies or from the smaller specialized insurers.
2019.06.03 11:47 AM

Three High School Students Win the Seventh Annual Drive for Design Contest

High school students in grades 10-12 were challenged to design the ultimate status vehicle using any FCA brand. Three students from Florida, Washington and Michigan rose above the competition and have been named winners based on their innovative, forward-thinking sketches.
2019.06.03 11:47 AM

Sandhills Global Announces New Collector Car Facts Website, Powered by HiBid.com

Sandhills Global, the tech company behind AuctionTime, Auction Flex, HiBid and Equipmentfacts, announces the launch of the new Collector Car Facts website, CollectorCarFacts.com, serving the car collector auction
2019.06.03 11:47 AM

Automatic Introduces New Connected Car Assistant

Automatic's new Connected Car Assistant transforms most vehicles into connected vehicles through a sleek, install-it-yourself adapter and mobile app.
2019.06.03 11:47 AM

Copart Announces 2019 Rebuild Challenge

The Copart Rebuild Challenge is a contest for car enthusiasts and automotive rebuilders around the United States to show how they have restored, customized or rebuilt a vehicle of their choice.
2019.06.03 11:47 AM

Extensive Classic Collection Goes To Auction

For over 40 years, Coyote Johnson collected classics – everything from muscle cars, MOPAR, Chevrolet, Ford, Pontiac and more. Now that collection of nearly 100 cars – never before seen by the public - will be auctioned off.
2019.06.03 11:47 AM

64 Million People Prefer the Cheapest Car Insurance to the Best Coverage

Car insurance is expensive. The average adult in the U.S. spends roughly $1,000 per year on coverage, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 26 percent of us, say we want the cheapest car insurance rather than the best coverage.
2019.05.14 12:38 PM

CCC Publishes its 2019 Crash Course Report

CCC Information Services Inc. (CCC) announced the availability of its 2019 Crash Course report, a data-driven look at the business drivers and technology trends impacting the automotive industry.
2019.05.14 12:38 PM

Major Announcement – Recyclers Get Paid For Deployed and Missing Airbags

Recyclers now have a tool that can be used pre-crush. With a simple scan of the VINs, a parts puller could capture additional bounty revenue prior to the vehicle going to the crusher.
2019.05.14 12:38 PM

Cox Automotive Brings Lyft Ride-Sharing Option to Xtime

Cox Automotive will integrate Lyft's ride-sharing service with Xtime, the leading integrated software platform for automotive service departments, providing car owners with a convenient option for getting to and from service appointments, and enabling dealers to easily tap into the latest mobility solutions.
2019.05.14 12:38 PM

IAA Invests in Innovation Hub at 1871 -- North America's Largest Tech Accelerator Center

IAA Engine HouseTM will serve as an ideation and development center where employees can collaborate with educators, investors, mentors, technologists, buyers and sellers.
2019.05.14 12:38 PM

RepairPal Study Finds the Best and Worst U.S. Cities for Car Repairs

RepairPal released its America's Best and Worst Cities for Auto Repair study, where Jacksonville, Florida, ranked as the best city for car repair, and Honolulu ranked as the worst.
2019.04.04 09:57 AM

Independent Contractor Growth Outpaces Employee Hiring

Small business owners, including those in the auto repair and recycling industries, are increasingly relying on the services of independent contractors as an integral part of their business.
2019.04.04 09:57 AM

ASA Launches New ‘Garage Challenges’ Video Series

ASA launches new “Garage Challenges” videos, and Arizona shop owner & social media guru Frank Leutz will host the series
2019.04.04 09:57 AM

GONE VIRAL

Jason Overturf from A-1 Auto Recyclers in Kirtland, New Mexico, has built a strong web presence with his company’s web site and social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
2019.03.20 04:44 PM

15 Minutes With ARA Executive Director Sandy Blalock

Sandy Blalock has been a longtime advocate for the automotive recycling industry. In her new role as executive director with ARA, Blalock answers key questions on the future of the association and the salvage industry.
2019.03.20 04:44 PM

GIVING BACK

Small businesses are more likely to give back to their communities that their larger counterparts. This holds true for mom-and-pop auto recyclers like Brunswick Auto Recycling, Chuckran Auto Parts, M.L. Norwood Auto Recycling, L&M Salvage, U.S. Auto and Shipman Auto.
2019.03.20 04:44 PM

DETROIT LAW

No new salvage yards will be allowed in the city of Detroit, Michigan, for one year—and reputable automotive recyclers say that’s a good thing.
2019.03.20 04:44 PM

Celebrate Earth Day With These "Green" Auto Tips

ASE recommends regular vehicle maintenance and better driving habits as two easy-to-implement strategies. What’s more, improved automotive habits will help your vehicle last longer and command a better resale price.
2019.02.28 07:20 AM

DOE Launches Its First Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling R&D Center: ReCell

The use of lithium-ion batteries has surged in recent years, starting with electronics and expanding into many applications, including the growing electric and hybrid vehicle industry.
2019.02.28 07:20 AM

Online Parts Sales to Break $12B in 2019

Online auto parts and accessory sales in 2019 will be over $12 billion in the U.S. and nearly US $16 billion for North America.
2019.02.28 07:20 AM

Eyesight Technologies Creates CabinSense™

"The CabinSense™ software helps turn the automobile cabin into the ultimate smart environment, making the driving experience safer and more enjoyable for the driver and passengers."
2019.02.28 07:20 AM

CCC Introduces World’s First End-to-End Connected Safety Experience

Volvo Car USA will be the first automaker to leverage CCC® Accident Advisor to help keep drivers safe, informed, and in control in the minutes following an auto accident.
2019.01.30 03:53 PM

U.S. Diesel Vehicle Sales Continue Upward, Despite Headwinds

The fastest growth took place in the heavy-duty pickup category with a 12.5% gain over 2017. Smaller vehicles also marked gains of 9% over 2017. 
2019.01.30 03:53 PM

Where's My Flying Car?

From tires that never go flat to cars that perform self-maintenance, find out what consumers want most – and how likely it is we’ll see these features.
2019.01.30 03:53 PM

Tips for Business Growth in 2019

Grow Your Business This Year - Seven tips to help you leverage your time and assets to make 2019 the most profitable year for your business.
2019.01.03 10:13 AM

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.
2019.01.03 10:13 AM

New Facebook Watch Series, "Pick, Flip & Drive”

“Pick, Flip & Drive” - The new Facebook Watch Series restores and sells vintage barn finds.
2019.01.03 10:13 AM

New Vehicle Technologies Double Repair Bills for Minor Collisions

New Vehicle Technologies Increase Repair Costs - Even for minor incidents, repair bills could be doubled for collisions.
2019.01.03 10:13 AM

Texas Yard Wins $500,000 In Land Dispute

An eminent domain land dispute created headaches for a Texas salvage yard and its customers. Harold Anderson fought back and won.
2018.12.27 08:46 AM

Change Is Lighting The Way

Use the dark days of winter to transform your business, save money and help the environment by making the switch to energy-efficient lighting.
2018.12.27 08:46 AM

Tax Laws: Changes May Affect Your Business

New legislation regarding tax laws affects nearly every business. Make sure you understand the new obligations.
2018.12.27 08:46 AM

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.
2018.12.06 07:05 AM

Small Business Checklist for Tax-Time Technology

Tackle Tax Stress: Tips to make technology work for you at tax time.
2018.12.06 07:05 AM

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.
2018.12.06 07:05 AM

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.
2018.12.06 07:04 AM
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