Omar Sachedina of CTV National News just dropped into Standard Auto Wreckers for an interview, they are doing a story on flood cars for the 11pm news tonight!
The U.S. Navy’s first nuclear-powered surface warship made its maiden voyage around the world without stopping once to refuel. But the USS Long Beach, a guided-missile cruiser, has finally received a junkyard sentence almost 50 years since it set sail.
These things are awesome! Ever tried to find a parking spot in New York City? If so, you’re probably still looking for one because your car is too big to squeeze into any of those tiny spaces that are available.
You might not have that problem if you had the Hiriko Fold city car, an uber-compact electric car that folds right up to shoehorn into the tightest of parking spots. If news of this pint-sized car quells your road rage with visions of vehicular bliss, brother, you’re in luck. The car is expected to hit the market next year.
Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) is calling for a national approach to the environmental management of end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) in Canada.
In a submission to the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment, ARC notes that although ELV processors are subject to a number of provincial and federal requirements, ELV management practices are highly variable.
“The lack of common processing standards for ELVs is significant,” the ARC submission states. “While used parts and scrap metal values are driving high recycling rates, ELVs also include a number of substances of concerns that incur costs when properly removed.
Got some pics of the Discovery Channel’s film crew on-site filming for an upcoming episode of Junk Raiders. Great people and it seems they have a lot of fun doing their job!!