Download Newsletter As I write this column, palladium has just hit a two year high in price. This is great news for recyclers who sell catalytic converters. The other metals in converters (platinum and rhodium) are also doing quite well. Although most recyclers typically follow platinum as an indicator of their converters worth, palladium is Read More […]
Download Newsletter I have wanted to visit Cuba for many years. I can’t say exactly why, but I think a big part of it was to see the old cars. Having grown up in the 60s and being a car nut forever, the pictures of 1950s cars still in everyday use seemed like something I Read More […]
Download Newsletter This refers to the industry of recycling platinum group metals (PGM’s) from catalytic converters and having them available to the manufacturers of new converters and other industries. These elements never wear out and can be used over and over again.
Download Newsletter Car and truck manufacturers have extensively changed the way new vehicles are built. This is not news. The vehicles produced today are completely different than the ones produced 10, 5 or even two years ago. On board diagnostics and controls are light years ahead of what we all thought possible.
Download Newsletter As of this writing (April 6), things appear headed in the right direction. I don’t want to create any false hope but most indicators are positive. Writing about the markets here is very risky since there is a 4-5 week delay between the time I write this and the time you get it. Read More […]
Download Newsletter No Value Cats Still Coming In—A month or so ago I wrote about Chrysler no value cats. As you may remember, these converters have OEM Chrysler marking sand are installed on late model diesel powered vehicles. These units look as though they could be worth $200-$300 apiece. They have excellent construction and plenty Read More […]