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SYNETIQ drives forward with silver FORS accreditation

SYNETIQ, an IAA company and one of the UK’s leading vehicle salvage, dismantling and recycling companies, proudly announces its attainment of silver accreditation in the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS). This achievement, earned at the company’s Winsford site, underscores SYNETIQ’s unwavering commitment to prioritising safety, efficiencies and environmental protection across its operations.

MotoFest ’24 – a new motoring extravaganza event launches in Hampshire

MotoFest ’24 takes place on June 15th, 11 am – 5 pm at the Silverlake Stadium, the home of Eastleigh Football Club. The motor show extravaganza has something for all the family on Father’s Day weekend, and tickets to this year’s inaugural event are £5 for adults, £1 for children five and over, and under-fives are free.

SYNETIQ CEO Tom Rumboll Wins ‘Green Leader’ Award

SYNETIQ, an IAA company, one of the UK’s leading vehicle salvage, dismantling and recycling companies, is proud to announce that its CEO, Tom Rumboll, has been honoured with the ‘Green Leader’ award at this year’s Yorkshire Leadership Awards.  

Introducing a world-first for the vehicle recycling industry – the CIWM Accredited ELV Technician Level 3 Qualification

A successful collaboration between ELV Training and Salvage Wire has resulted in the launch of a brand new qualification for the vehicle dismantling industry. The CIWM Accredited ELV Technician is a world-first vocational qualification for vehicle depollution and dismantling professionals. Providing candidates with the necessary knowledge and skills to ensure that vehicles which reach the end of their operational lives, are safely and compliantly decommissioned in accordance with relevant health, safety and environmental legislation and industry recognised standards.

Silverlake completes IMI accredited EV dismantling training 

Silverlake Automotive Recycling [Silverlake] has completed an Institute of Motor Industry [IMI] accredited EV dismantling course from ELEVATE – an NA International initiative. The course sees colleagues recognised as accredited EV dismantling technicians by the IMI.  

Debunking EV Myths – Insights from Tusker’s Fleet Data

Tusker, a specialist in salary sacrifice, has scrutinised data from its expansive fleet of over 30,000 electric vehicles (EVs) to debunk myths surrounding them. Despite widespread misinformation circulating on social media and in national newspapers, Tusker’s analysis sheds light on the actualities concerning EV fires, battery depletion fears, and driver satisfaction.

The Looming Challenge of Electric Vehicle Recycling: A Webinar to Equip You

The dismantling and recycling of electric vehicles (EVs) presents a new frontier fraught with unique safety hazards. Recognising this growing concern, ATF Professional has joined forces with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) to deliver a timely webinar addressing this critical issue.

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e2e Total Loss Vehicle Management [e2e] is the UK’s only salvage and automotive recycling network with nationwide, environmentally compliant sites delivering performance resilience and service reliability to the insurance and fleet markets.  The network’s online salvage auction drives strong salvage resale values and faster sales.  e2e’s salvage clients have access to the network’s stocks of over 5 million quality graded, warranty assured reclaimed parts. 

The power of the network model means e2e has the ability to influence industry standards and is committed to continually raising the bar whilst redefining the role and perceived value of the salvage operator.  Network members adhere to robust service level agreements, against which they are audited, in order to ensure performance consistency and a market leading customer experience.  

The salvage and recycling operating environment is evolving rapidly, and e2e is anticipating, listening and responding to changing market needs.  Regulatory compliance, ESG, reclaimed parts, customer experience, EVs, new vehicle technologies, data and reputation risk are just some of many considerations linked to the procurement of salvage services.  e2e will drive further added value to clients and members through the adoption and application of emerging technologies, continuing to differentiate its proposition and position salvage services as a professional partnership. 

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Owain Griffiths

Head of Circular Economy at Volvo Cars

Owain joined Volvo Cars in June 2021 to lead Circular Economy in the Global Sustainability Team. The company has committed to being a circular business by 2040 and has financial, recycled content and CO2 based targets for 2025, all of which Owain is working across the company to make happen. Owain previously worked for circular economy consultancy Oakdene Hollins where he advised businesses on evidence led circular economy implementation. 

Turning into a circular business and the importance of vehicle reuse and recycling.

The presentation will cover the work Volvo Cars is doing to achieve 2025 but mainly focus on the transformational work towards 2040 and the business and value chain changes being considered. Attention will be paid to the way vehicles are being dealt with at the end of life and the complexities of closing material and component loops. Opportunities and challenges which Volvo Cars is facing will be presented including engagement with 3rd parties and increasing pressure from stakeholders.



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