Essential information for end of life vehicle dismantling, depollution and recycling

Adam Hewitt
Hensel

Operation Chop Shop

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hG0Vvv16mV4

The National Fire Protection Association has a variety of safety information for firefighters responding to an emergency involving electric and hybrid-electric vehicles (http://www.evsafetytraining.org). Fire Protection division manager Ken Willette demonstrates how the 2013 Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Emergency Field Guide ( http://www.nfpa.org/catalog/product.a… ) can be used to assess the safety risk of individual automobile models.

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Owain Griffiths

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.