After having his Toyota Tacoma catalytic converter stolen several times, Aldo Caballero, based in Houston TX decided to be innovative in cushioning himself from the thousands of dollars required to replace the vital device According to ABC13, catalytic convertor thefts are rising meteorically. Reported cases for 2018, 2019, and 2020 have been 85, 375, and…Read more
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In the five boroughs of New York City and upstate New York, cases of brazen theft cases of catalytic converters have been rising at an alarming rate. This is putting pressure on the state, the police department, and the communities being affected as there is an urgency to strategize options of thwarting the crime wave.…Read more
Gasoline consists of hydrocarbon molecules. The vehicle's engine system is designed to optimize the combustion process to emit carbon dioxide and water. However, the process is often inefficient and incomplete due to various factors and this process produces harmful carbon monoxide gasses and unburned hydrocarbons. To mitigate the hazard, vehicles are fitted with catalytic converters…Read more
Catalytic Converters contain metals such as cerium, iron, manganese, nickel, platinum, palladium, rhodium whose price has risen sharply with the disruption of mining in key source markets such as South Africa among other factors. Consequently, the supply-demand mismatch for these critical metals is deteriorating rapidly as car manufacturers compete to manufacture environmentally friendly vehicles. In…Read more
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