Ion the Future: Former EV battery researcher wins Nobel prize

Toronto, Ontario — Oct. 16, 2019 — EV batteries will be in 15 percent of new vehicles sold in 2025, and the world is not ready, a Nobel Prize-winning chemist has said. Akira Yoshino, a professor at Meijo University in Nagoya, Japan has been awarded the Nobel prize in chemistry for his development of lithium-ion batteries–the […]

Road to Wrecking: India implementing auto scrapping initiative

Toronto, Ontario — In India, there are approximately nine million vehicles more than 15 years old that are still driving on roads today. These vehicles often leech up to 10 times more emissions than current norms and, if left unregulated, this number of vehicles could reach more than 20 million by 2025, according to a […]

Get it Yourself: London’s first U-Pull-It yard

Andy’s Auto Wreckers, an auto parts recycling facility in London, Ontario have just opened the city’s first U-Pull-It self-service yard. The Gold Seal company has been serving the community for more than 35 years, which it plans to continue along with this additional service. By paying a flat rate, hand-on customers can enter the salvage […]

ARPAC Amazes: This year’s annual congress a success

Estérel, Quebec  — The Quebec Association of Auto Parts Recyclers (ARPAC) members gathered at l’Estérel Resort in Quebec last week for its annual congress. This year’s theme was “Let’s Preserve the Earth”, emphasizing ways to accelerate the turn toward sustainability and green thinking in the industry and beyond. The congress began with a casual welcoming […]

Ready for Recyclers: AARDA annual convention kicks off tomorrow

Edmonton, Alberta — The Alberta Auto Recyclers and Dismantlers Association annual convention kicks off tomorrow, on September 20, inside the West Edmonton Mall. The annual conference will feature special events such as product demonstrations by ELV Select, heavy equipment demos and a tour of Aldon Auto Salvage’s yard in Lamont, Alta. Impact Auto Auctions will […]

Family Plan: Chu family buys, redesigns four recycling facilities

Ontario’s auto recycling industry has been given a massive makeover thanks to its new owners, the Chu family. The family recently purchased and redesigned four auto recycling plants in the southern region of the province. Announced less than two weeks ago, Wenxing Chu and his family have already begun the redesign and expansion of Trenton […]

Renault interview: An OEM’s perspective on the circular economy and auto recycling

By ICM Staff Geneva, Switzerland — Sept. 6, 2019 — To raise awareness for the ICM’s upcoming International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2019– to be held in Lyon, France, from September 18 – 20, 2019–the organization conducted an interview with Jean-Denis Curt, a recycling and circular economy manager at Renault to discuss the future […]