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IARC: curbing illegal exports of end-of-life vehicles

Germany – The 16th International Automobile Recycling Congress will be held from March 16 ‘€“ 18, set in the German capital of Berlin. The anticipated event will provide an update on car dumping abroad, e-mobility and other issues that have shaped the ever-evolving automotive industry.

Experts and academia representing all areas of the industry will discuss and present the latest developments in the end-of-life vehicle (ELV) business. Notable topics that will be raised include; next generation car recycling technologies; the future of mobility; dismantling and remanufacturing; the role of the car recycling industry in the circular economy, and many more.

The congress will feature keynote speeches by entrepreneur Oliver Scholz and Professor Julian Allwood of the UK University of Cambridge and – who will touch upon how to stop the illegal export of ELVs and how recyclers can ‘bridge the gap’ between environmental security and commercial reality, respectively.

Besides several ‘tech talks’, the programme also features a panel discussion on ‘Illegal aspects of legal export’. Also, Toyota is offering test drives with their fuel cell vehicle model Mirai.

Event organiser ICM says it is expected over 250 delegates to attend the 16th edition of the conference. It adds that exclusive plant tours will be organised to Volkswagen, ArcelorMittal, Callparts Recycling as well as cct Stegelitz. A generously sized exhibition area is integrated into the conference facilities. Further networking is possible at the cocktail receptions and networking dinner.

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