W3 Intelligence Research Group, a licensed private investigation agency based in Canada, provides Auto Recycling World with an overview of the global challenges of catalytic converter theft and the possible solutions to this increasing problem.
NUMFOR Solange Ayuni, a Ph.D. student in Environmental and Energy Economics at Tohoku University, Japan, and Geoffrey Barongo OMOSA, a Ph.D. student in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa, provided Auto Recycling World with an overview of the situation and challenges regarding end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) recycling in developing countries and what opportunities there are to be made.
Major changes to the Victorian Environmental legislation took effect from 1 July 2021, with the new focus of the Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) and its inspectorate to be on preventing harm before it happens.
The CAR Coalition, a growing group of independent automotive parts, management and repair companies, associations, and insurers committed to preserving consumer choice and affordable vehicle repair, recently lauded the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) unanimous vote today (21st July) to increase enforcement against restrictions that limit consumers’ right to repair, including the auto industry. The 5-0 vote follows a Nix the Fix report released earlier this year, which described restrictions of consumer options in vehicle repair.
Steve Fletcher, Managing Director of the Automotive Recyclers of Canada, provides his opinion on how exporting end-of-life vehicles has negative impacts on Canada and the world.
A European Commission public consultation for the revision of EU rules of the ELV Directive is open for feedback.
Paul D’Adamo, (the ‘Recall Guy’) based in the US, provides a glimpse into how quality control can be applied to boost your core and catalytic converter profitability ahead of his ‘QC Counts’ debut at the upcoming United Recyclers Group (URG) 2021 training conference in August.
ARA issued a statement on July 14 in response to an Executive Order signed by President Biden on July 9 that calls on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to institute rules to curb anti-competitive restrictions that limit consumers’ repair choices. The Executive order includes dozens of specific initiatives, including a requirement that the FTC undertake a rulemaking on repair and maintenance.
At the recent G20 Climate Summit in Geneva, eight of the world’s leading insurers and reinsurers committed to play their part in accelerating the transition to a net-zero emissions economy, as required by the Paris Agreement.
What does the role of President of United Catalyst Corporation entail? Auto Recycling World finds out from Becky Berube about how she came to be the incumbent president, and her take on the auto recycling industry.
The CAR Coalition, a growing group of independent automotive parts, management and repair companies, associations, and insurers committed to preserving consumer choice and affordable vehicle repair, applauded President Biden’s announcement of an executive order (EO) that will enhance competitiveness in the U.S. economy and enhance consumers’ ability to choose where and how they repair their vehicles. Specifically, the CAR Coalition applauded the EO’s recommendation that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) initiate a rulemaking on repair and maintenance of several industries including the auto industry. Earlier this year, the FTC noted restrictions on consumer options in vehicle repair.
According to Copart Ireland, to write-off or not to write-off? That is the question for many insurers now that Brexit has placed obstacles into the supply chain for vehicle parts.
The NONTOX Project is developing new decontamination processes for plastic materials to recover waste from the automotive, construction, and electrical and electronic industries
The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) – an association of global automakers and their suppliers working together to advance environmental sustainability through the automotive supply chain – today announced the publication of a new guidance document on supply chain carbon reporting and reduction developed by a collective of automotive sustainability leaders.
The University of Liege, school of engineering in Belgium and the GeMMe research group, is taking part in the European H2020 SALEMA project – Substitution of critical raw materials on aluminium alloys for electric vehicles.
What’s going to happen to end of life electric vehicle batteries in the future? Jeff Haltrecht, Executive at Call2Recycle, North America’s largest battery recycling program, provides his opinion.
According to consultancy firm EY, India’s vehicle scrappage policy can give a positive push to start a new automotive circular economy, offering opportunities for new and existing players to build a robust go-to-market product that will help consumers with ELV resale or purchase processes.
At this year’s International Automobile Recycling Congress (IARC 2021), one of the keynote presentations was by Artemis Hatzi-Hull from the European Commission, Belgium, who discussed what the review of the ELV Directive aims to change. And following on from this was a panel discussion on the Revision of the End of Life Vehicles directive and the Green Deal: threat or opportunity?
An important step forward to show that the European Auto Recycling Industry was returning to normality was the hosting of the IARC 2021, which took place last week in Geneva.
Richard Brennan, Owner of Ted Brennan Motors Ltd, a leading supplier of car and van parts based in Ireland discusses Ted4parts and whether Brexit has affected the way they do business.