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Parked vehicles at risk from autocat theft

Europe – There is evidence of thieves targeting catalytic converters – or autocats – from parked cars in order to…

EU’s end-of-life vehicle goal ‘within reach’

Europe – ‘In the past 30 years, China has achieved phenomenal economic growth,’ noted Prof. Duan Weng at last week’s…

EMR and RECUPYL target electric vehicle batteries

UK/France – The UK-based recycler EMR has contracted the French player RECUPYL SAS Innovative Battery Recycling to recycle lithium-ion batteries…

Radioactive vehicles pile up in Japanese yards

Japan – Vehicle recyclers in the Fukushima Prefecture of Japan are suffering serious consequences of last year’€™s earthquake-related nuclear power…

Electric vehicles ‘tremendous’ market for plastics

United States – Increased production of electric vehicles (EV), projected to expand more than 80% by 2017 across Europe and…

IAA to ship salvage vehicles to China

China – Having recently struck a deal with Insurance Auto Auctions Inc. (IAA) of the USA, Chen Jia has been…

Vehicle batteries could help store renewable energy

Canada – A stationary battery installation in Canada could reuse end-of-life battery packs from electric vehicles to store electricity from…

Scholz/Loacker JV sets up vehicle processing plant

Germany – A new German recycling company, Regensburg (RVR), a 50:50 joint venture between the global Scholz Group and major…

New French polyamide recycling channel for end-of-life vehicles

Archiv – France | Car maker Renault and its partners Rhodia, INDRA SAS / Re-source Industries, Steep and Mann+Hummel have…

Recycling achievement in the Netherlands 85.6% of each end-of-life vehicle

Archiv – In 2008 85.6% of the total weight of discarded end-of-life vehicles in the Netherlands was recycled, says industry…

Crisis forces Nippon Yusen to slash vehicle carrier fleet

Archiv – Japan | The world’s largest operator of car transporter ships, Nippon Yusen, may double the number of carriers…