During 2016, the automotive scrap metal market was extremely volatile. The year ended on an upswing however, with the average crushed auto body price climbing to the highest mark during the 12 month period, settling at roughly $160 (average) in December 2016.
Statement by American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) president and chief executive officer Chet Thompson following President Donald Trump’s visit to Michigan where he announced the administration would reopen the current evaluation of auto efficiency standards for model years 2022 to 2025 light duty vehicles.
As manufacturing continues to become greener, Ford Motor Company is going further to shrink its environmental footprint by sharing more sustainability practices with its suppliers.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a notice of violation to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. and FCA US LLC (collectively FCA) for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act for installing and failing to disclose engine management software in light-duty model year 2014, 2015 and 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Ram 1500 trucks with 3.0 liter diesel engines sold in the U.S.