Car Recycling News

  • Want to reduce oil testing costs by more than 40%?

    What good is an oil analysis report on a vehicle that may have left the shop days or even weeks ago? Mining fleet maintainers need timely answers about expensive mining equipment while it's in the shop for maintenance. Reports from off-site labs often come back too late to prevent an expensive failure.  In this video we highlight some of the features and benefits ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Tunable Matching Network (TMN) to Drive Interoperability and Adoption Of EV Wireless Charging

    WiTricity, an industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced its Tunable Matching Network (TMN) technology to drive global interoperability and adoption of wireless charging for electric and autonomous vehicles. TMN technology is designed to allow the wireless charging system to automatically optimize energy transfer between the ground and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Vattenfall, BMW and Bosch Build Electricity Storage with Used Electric Car Batteries

    November 29, 2016 -- In Hamburg, electric transportation is made even more sustainable as old electric car batteries are reused and combined into a huge storage for energy. Vattenfall has opened a test facility with 2,600 battery modules from more than 100 electric BMW cars in Hamburg's harbour district. The facility can store 2,800 kilowatt hours and has a capacity to deliver 2 MW ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New roles at Axion Polymers’ ELV recycling plant

    Axion Polymers has made two new senior appointments at its advanced automotive shredder waste processing plant (SWAPP) in Trafford Park. Mike Bennett is promoted to Technical Manager with wider responsibility for longer-term large-scale development projects at Axion. The SWAPP facility already delivers the 2015 EU ELV 95% recycling and ...

  • The Future of Recycling: A Total Supply Chain Approach!

    As part of America Recycles Day, we have a new guest blog post from Ronald L. Whaley on the future of recycling. Ron is the CEO of Geo-Tech Polymers and chairman of SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association (SPI) Recycling Committee. For the last twenty years nothing much has changed in how plastics are recycled from an overall approach.  The majority of ...

  • New References & Fractions Promise a Robotic Future!

    In the beginning of the year we declared 2016 the year of robotic sorting. As we’re approaching the final straight, we're happy to share with you the latest advancements. NEW REFERENCES - The installations at Shitara in Japan and Veolia in France are soon up and running, while our first projects in Sweden and Australia are about to take off. Next year we will strengthen our global presence ...


    By ZenRobotics Ltd.

  • RainCatcher Soakaway Crates – A More Modern Approach To Surface Water Drainage

      Among RainCatcher’s rainwater harvesting product range of innovative, high performance, easy-to-install tanks, filters, pumps and accessories you will also find our new RainCatcher ...

  • Electronics & Cars Recycling

    November 15 – 18, 2016, Macau, China Conference, exhibition and plant tours organized by World Recycling Forum ICM AG has distributed the program for its Electronics & Cars Recycling conference, taking place from November 15 – 18, 2016 at the Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel. During the conference, over 200 leading recycling experts from around the world – ...

  • Research breathes ‘new life’ into lithium ion battery packs

    Novel separation techniques to recover high-value metal compounds from automotive battery packs are being explored as part of a £14 million research consortium. The AMPLiFII Project (Automated Module-to-pack Pilot Line for Industrial Innovation) has received £10 million of funding from the UK’s ...

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 features upgraded Green Transportation Experience Zone and largest ever Waste Management & Recycling Zone

    Asia's| premier green trading platform, Eco Expo Asia, will take place again at the Hong Kong's AsiaWorld-Expo from 26 - 29 October 2016. The exhibition is organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The event aims to provide in-demand green solutions for ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Experts discuss current trends in battery recycling

    Which challenges and opportunities result from the increasing use of lithium-ion batteries? Does the recycling of lithium have an economic perspective? And what are the further trends and developments in the field of battery recycling? Those were just some of the topics discussed at the 21st International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2016, which was held in Antwerp, Belgium from September ...

  • Maserati puts the squeeze on waste from car components

    Workflow improvements Italian Maserati is legendary for its cutting-edge engineering and production of exclusive, handcrafted cars – and activity is booming at the Modena factory where many cars are produced. That means a considerable amount of cardboard and bubble wrap packaging from car components needs to be removed from the areas around the production lines. ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 features upgraded Green Transportation Experience Zone and largest ever Waste Management & Recycling Zone

    Asia’s premier green trading platform, Eco Expo Asia, will take place again at the Hong Kong’s AsiaWorld-Expo from 26 – 29 October 2016. The exhibition is organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • 17th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2017

    The 17th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2017 organized by ICM AG will be held from March 22 – 24, 2017 in the Hotel Palace in beautiful Berlin, Germany. Over 250 delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and end-of-life vehicle (ELV) business. The congress will bring together the various links in the ...

  • Electronics & Cars Recycling November 15 - 18, 2016, Macau, China

    Conference, exhibition and plant tours organized by World Recycling Forum The next top quality conference in electronics and cars recycling will take place from November 15 - 18, 2016 in exciting Macau. During the conference, over 200 leading recycling experts from around the world – including manufacturers, collectors, processors, steelmakers, legislators and policy makers – will ...

  • Fossils fuel demand still strong

    Fossil fuels may not be the long term energy solution our planet needs – they are inherently unsustainable as the supply is not infinite – but with cleaner technology employed at every step in extracting, processing and using them, it’s clear that they are a vital player in our short-to-medium term expectations, especially as global populations continue to rise and developing ...


    By Hobbs Valve

  • ELD Mandate: Fixed Devices vs. Mobile Devices

    The short list of life’s inevitabilities is growing. If you’re the driver or operator of commercial vehicles, joining death and taxes are electronic logging devices. The bright side is that with ELDs, what starts as “has to” almost universally leads to “wants to”! The new ELD mandate, which takes effect, Dec. ...


    By Omnitracs, LLC

  • Why Going Green is Good For Business

    When environmental issues first hit the headlines back in the late 1970s the concept of going green was alien to most businesses. Since then, the world has pulled together and created all kinds of initiatives and programs to help reduce carbon footprints and the amount of waste sent to landfill. Schemes range from a simple paper recycling bin in offices through to full scale carbon ...


    By QMS International Ltd

  • SugaRich invests in new shredding technology for specialist food recycling plant

    Food recycling specialist, SugaRich is overhauling the shredding technology it uses at its sophisticated Brackley plant to transform high calorific surplus food into energy-rich animal feed. SugaRich will now feed pallet loads of starch-rich biscuits, bread, crisps and more, straight from their haulage vehicles into a new organic waste shredder from UNTHA. The single shaft technology will then ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Media release of the Electronics & Cars Recycling 2016, November 15 - 18, Macau, China

    The world’s reliance on electronic products and digital information continues to feed into the corresponding challenge of how best to recycle the electric- and battery-powered devices that touch all aspects of daily life. Along with electronics, the automotive sector in Asia has grown tremendously in the past 10 years, bringing with it the responsibilities inherent in properly handling ...

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