Powerhand is well known in the vehicle recycling industry across UK and Europe for their range of vehicle recycling grabs and attachments, particularly their VRS car dismantling machine. The VRS dismantles cars and extracts valuable materials such as copper wiring loom, aluminium radiators, heavy steel components and catalytic convertors in a fraction of the time it can be done manually.
Fenix Parent LLC, operating as Fenix Parts, a leading recycler and reseller of original equipment manufacturer automotive parts, recently completed the acquisition of the assets of University Auto Recyclers (University) in Pensacola, Florida.
A new craze for a drug made from catalytic converters rattles authorities in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.
In keeping with its mission to respond to the social challenges of sustainable mobility, AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, has been coordinating the European RECOTRANS project, which has made it possible to develop new design-efficient technologies and solutions to reduce vehicle weight.
Euro Car Parts Team P R Reilly is to open six new branches over the next year, and will rebrand as LKQ Euro Car Parts as it aligns with the LKQ Group across the UK and Ireland.
Manuel Kindelan, General Director of Sigrauto, the Spanish Association for the Environmental Treatment of End-of-Life Vehicles tells Auto Recycling World not only about how collaboration was key to establishing the organisation but how far it has come since its conception 20 years ago.
Nucor Corporation announced two acquisitions recently on behalf of The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ). The addition of these new recycling locations, representing a 10% growth in capacity, is consistent with Nucor’s growth strategy and demonstrates our commitment to expanding the regional recycling platforms supporting our steel mills.
Stakeholders are reminded that there is still time to contribute to the open public consultation on the review of the Directive on the end-of-life vehicles.
IAA, Inc., a leading global digital marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers, announces the launch of IAA Transport™, which enables buyers to digitally order transportation for purchased vehicles at the time of checkout or post-payment.
The International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2021, gathered in Geneva, has recognized the lifetime contribution to battery collection and recycling of Mr Jacques David.
Auto parts theft is a global problem and one which is never likely to be completely eradicated, but what should be focused on to improve this situation? Frank Cutruzzola, President and Director of Cyber Investigations at W3 Intelligence Research Group Inc, a licensed private investigation agency based in Canada, provides us with his views about how working together is key in helping to combat this issue.
Vehicle trim, seat upholstery, bumpers – around 1.5 million tonnes of a wide variety of plastics are used in passenger cars in Germany every year. Instead of being recovered via recycling measures, much of the plastic waste from end-of-life vehicles end up in thermal waste treatment via industrial shredding facilities.
Audi Brussels, Volkswagen Group Components develop new quick check system – the BattMAN ReLife evaluates battery health in minutes
Scooter Recycling Nederland Foundation (SRN) recently celebrated its tenth anniversary this year.
After more than a year of virtual get-togethers, BIR members and the whole international recycling industry will meet in person on 25 and 26 October in Brussels, in the Steigenberger Wiltcher’s Hotel, for the first time since our 2019 World Recycling Convention in Budapest!
As automotive recyclers come together to reconnect, retool and recharge at the 78th Annual ARA Convention & Expo, they’ll evaluate the impact of industry changes and work together for success.
According to a recent study*, two-thirds of consumers consider a brand’s environmental policies as a critical factor when purchasing luxury products.
Redwood’s mission is to create a circular supply chain for batteries and help partners across the electric vehicle and clean energy industries with pathways, processes, and technologies to recycle and remanufacture lithium-ion batteries. The company announced that we’ll be working with Ford Motor Company to create a closed-loop for battery recycling and a domestic supply chain for critical battery materials.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) are excited to announce a five-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) to advance end-of-life and circularity solutions for durable automotive plastics.
Dr Dipl.Chem. Beate Kummer provides Auto Recycling World with her expertise on substances of concern in products (SCIP) and what this means for the auto recycler.