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Vehicle Recycling – Indian Challenge

Prabhat Khare, a senior auto industry veteran and an engineering and energy consultant, safety auditor, and trainer from India, shares his views with Auto Recycling World on the present scenario of vehicle recycling in India and the potential challenges associated with its growth in developing countries.

Hammering out record-breaking sales at Fenix Parts

Auto Recycling World speaks to Mike Glunk aka ‘Mike Hammer’, of Sales Development at Fenix Parts, a US-based auto recyclers and parts supplier, about his background in the auto recycling industry, how he broke sales records recently for the company, why he came to be known as ‘Hammer’, and what advice he can offer to those who have chosen the sales path.

Salvage parts and the impact on the circular economy

Steve Fletcher, Managing Director of the Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) and the Executive Director of the Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA), discusses how OEM position statements that disapprove of the use of salvage parts don’t take into account the impact this has on the circular economy.

Fenix Parts – B2C – an easy process?

Is getting a used auto part a straightforward process? US-based auto recyclers and parts suppliers, Fenix Parts Inc’s Chief Operating Officer, Paul Delaney, provides Auto Recycling World with his take on how their company goes about sending out parts and how, in his opinion, working as a network with other recyclers in the US offers a better customer experience.

Tradition vs. Technology in Auto Recycling

Since Chad Counselman, (now Global Sales and Operations Manager of Auto PARTnered Solutions), sold his auto recycling business two years ago, he has seen many changes in the industry, particularly when it comes to the transition of using new technologies in family-run auto recycling businesses. He provides Auto Recycling World with his insight into tradition vs. technology.

End-of-Life Vehicle Recycling in Developing Countries

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.