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Novelis's state-of-the-art facility at Nachterstedt in Germany processes more than 400 000 tonnes of aluminium scrap per annum and the company recycles more than 60 billion post-consumer beverage...
In 2015, Relectrify developed an innovative control technology that reduces the cost of repurposing electric vehicle batteries while boosting performance and lifespan. The start-up combines both...
All polyurethane used in the creation of early studio car models is repurposed and turned into surfboards under Jaguar’s ‘Waste to Wave’ project. ‘The polymer forms the...
The project, for which the UK's RSSB (Rail Safety Standards Board) has awarded a grant of £ 1.25 million (Euro 1.4 million) aims to both reduce weight and optimise vertical and transverse...
CarTakeBack has been Ford’s approved scrap car recycling partner since the inception of the End of Life Vehicle regulations by the UK government in 2005. This has seen CarTakeBack divert over...
AMI has yet to select a location for the plant, but indicates it will be situated near a manufacturing hub of electronic vehicle batteries. The US company also intends to recycle other valuable...
UAM has nearly three decades of commercial and technical experience managing customers’ aviation assets, disassembling more than 300 aircraft and supplying after-market components to the...
'The government will work with the European Commission to ensure payment when funds are awarded and HM Treasury will underwrite the payment of such awards, even when specific projects continue beyond...
According to SEDA Turkey’s managing director Ramiz Ilter, there is ‘huge demand for proper solutions and equipment’ in the Turkish end-of-life vehicle market. ‘We can now...
A total of 162 innovations made their debuts at the latest Pollutec. In addition, a total of 490 presentations and workshops were provided by 976 speakers on topics ranging from successful recycling...
Cars represent a fast-growing market for the chemicals industry, with global car production expected to rise in the coming years to more than 110 million units in 2025 – up from an estimated 88...
In the remanufacturing business, Andersson explains, no two days are the same. 'On average, we send out around 350 remanufactured units a week. But what we are working on differs greatly.' Megalans...
Approximately 12-15 million vehicles are scrapped each year in the US, so SPI estimates. Meanwhile, the average lifespan of a vehicle is estimated to be about 11.5 years, and increasingly those...
This ‘first-of-its-kind facility’ for India is intended to bring together all aspects of car recycling, from collection, compaction, transportation, depollution, dismantling, shredding...
Police in Fife, Scotland, have reported that 63 batteries were stolen from recycling centres and construction sites in the first two weeks of April, while another investigation is under way to trace...
How much do we know - or care - about what happens specifically to our vehicle once we decide to trade it in for a new or newer model? If we cherish the notion of resource efficiency, there is a need...
The automotive industry is also on board with the EU's new Circular Economy package - to the extent that it has already 'embedded' the circular concept in the majority of its activities across the...
The 2-year project will be conducted at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). Laboratory studies so far have allowed the researchers to recycle up to 80% of the cathode materials from unsorted...
Scrap was selling for around Yen 25 000 per tonne (US$ 220) in January last year but had fallen to around Yen 14 000 (US$ 123) by November. Despite a rebound in some regions to Yen 16 000 per tonne (...
Automotive recyclers, materials processors, transport companies and professionals working in the recycling and waste management sectors are among ‘over 2000’ leading players expected to...
SNAM will be responsible for collecting and recycling high voltage industrial batteries (nickel-metal hydride and lithium-ion) from the Peugeot and Citroën networks of accredited auto repair shops...
Plastics constitute between 9% and 15% of a vehicle's total weight but this figure is expected to reach 18% as early as the year 2020, he told the recent BIR plastics committee meeting in Prague. The...
Ford researchers have been struggling to find a glue-free manufacturing method for the last couple of years. Taking out this ingredient would notably improve high quality disassembly and materials...
Iwamoto took the first ride in his bio-car on the auspicious date of October 21 2015 - when Doc and Marty start their time travel adventure in the film series. He won't disclose the purchase price...
The envisaged facility would undertake 'scientific scrapping' of Toyota vehicles that have reached their end-of-life stage. This would be the first such initiative by a vehicle company in India and...
Volkswagen says just one of these machines collected more than 8000 batteries during the first month after installation. Consumers received various incentives to use the vending machines, such as an...
The facility will adopt SRI's proprietary devulcanisation process and technology - claimed to be a ‘zero pollution’ approach that reuses 100% of the scrap tyre, with the material going...
Ford has been working with Unifi since 2012 to incorporate Repreve, which it describes as a 'truly global material', into its vehicles and now uses it in five car models. 'By substituting with this...
In value terms, the passenger car battery market is said to be the most dominant automotive segment - followed by commercial, two-wheeler, three-wheeler and off-road - and it is expected to maintain...

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