Vehicle Identification Numbers: What’s in a VIN?
You might think your car’s 17-digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is a randomly generated alpha-numeric code. But there’s meaning behind each and every symbol, and that information is crucial when ordering new and used car parts. When a sales rep asks you for the VIN, it’s an efficient way to gather information including not only […]
Metal Recycling and the Automotive Industry
Auto recyclers play a huge role in keeping valuable resources out of the landfill. Many people don’t know how important auto recyclers are in preserving our planet for future generations. But worldwide, automobiles are the most recycled product. Annually, U.S. and Canadian auto recyclers produce enough steel to build about 13 million new vehicles. More […]
Junkyards vs. Auto Salvage Yards: Know the Difference
You might think the words ‘junkyard’ and ‘auto salvage yard’ are interchangeable. However, there are several distinctions. A junkyard is often a catchall for unwanted and broken items, and can include appliances, household fixtures, discarded construction materials and cars. Some items can be recycled, but not all. In contrast, auto salvage yards like NNAWG purchase […]
Vehicle Safety Recalls PSA
Staying informed about tire, car seat, equipment and vehicle recalls helps keep you and your loved ones safe. If you’re shopping for a used car, or want to check the safety status of your current vehicle, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has a helpful link that allows you to search for safety recalls […]
Recycling Cars for Profit: Selling Your Toyota to a Wrecking Yard
Do you have an accident-damaged Toyota cluttering your driveway? It may be worth more than you think. In particular, Toyota cars, trucks, SUVs and crossovers retain their value and are in high demand. And wrecking yards can give you an alternative when disposing of damaged vehicles. Recycling cars this way is good for the environment […]
Affordable Used Vehicles
Looking for an affordable used vehicle to buy with your tax return or stimulus check? Reno Auto Wrecking carries American trucks and SUVs that might fit your needs. We carry Dodge, Ford and Chevrolet full-size trucks. Our Sparks Auto Wrecking location has a large inventory of Jeeps and American cars. And Airport Auto Wrecking stocks […]
Used Car Parts: Shop Local at Salvage Yards
Are you thinking about buying a new vehicle, but your current car or truck just needs a little TLC? Used vehicle prices have surged over the past few years, up 15-20%, particularly during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Shopping for a new car or truck can give you sticker shock at $30,000 to $65,000, or more. Don’t […]
Save Money with a Used Engine!
A blown engine doesn’t have to mean it’s the end for your loyal car, truck, van, or SUV. NNAWG can help you find a quality used motor for your vehicle at a fraction of the cost of a new, or rebuilt engine. Our used motors are thoroughly cleaned and tested to ensure customer safety and […]
To claim or not to claim.
We have not really had any Winter storms here in the Reno/Sparks area yet, but with all the new growth and the traffic that goes with it, You quite likely have seen, or unfortunately been involved in a fender bender. You may have just accidentally knocked the mirror off […]
Just how important Auto Recyclers are to our Environment?
Vehicle Recycling: Important Statistics Because salvage vehicles have hundreds of parts that can be recycled, statistics for auto recycling can add up quickly. If you have doubts about the popularity or environmental impact of automotive recycling, these numbers may help to provide some help. End-of life cars are the most frequently recycled consumer product worldwide. […]