Driving vehicle dismantling forward - A combined literature and empirical study
Reviewartikel, 2021

To move towards a more sustainable and circular economy, a more efficient recovery processes for end-of-life vehicles and their constituent components and materials is needed. To enable reuse, remanufacturing, high-value recycling and other circular strategies, a well-functioning disassembly is essential. This article presents a literature review of studies focusing on vehicle dismantling and surrounding end-of-life treatment systems. Furthermore, topics considered as the most critical for practitioners were identified through focus groups composed of industry representatives and researchers from various Swedish organizations. By comparing findings from the literature and empirical results, it is concluded that there are differences and gaps between the areas researched and those considered as important by industry, thus calling for further research to address practical challenges in improving vehicle end-of-life management. The four areas highlighted as the most prominent are: i) plastics, ii) batteries, iii) investments and ownership structures, and iv) the workforce.

Car dismantler

Reuse

Process efficiency

Waste management

Circular economy

End-of-life vehicles

Författare

Malin Tarrar

Chalmers, Industri- och materialvetenskap, Produktionssystem

Mélanie Despeisse

Chalmers, Industri- och materialvetenskap, Produktionssystem

Björn Johansson

Chalmers, Industri- och materialvetenskap, Produktionssystem

Journal of Cleaner Production

0959-6526 (ISSN)

Vol. 295 126410

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Ämneskategorier

Produktionsteknik, arbetsvetenskap och ergonomi

Tvärvetenskapliga studier

Övrig annan teknik

Drivkrafter

Hållbar utveckling

Styrkeområden

Produktion

DOI

10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.126410

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2021-04-14