Product recycling of automotive parts – trends and issues
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Publication date: 2017-11-01
Combustion Engines 2017,171(4), 24–28
Remanufacturing is a dynamically developing area of the automotive industry. It allows the original equipment manufactures to diversify their activities and sell manufacturer-warrantied subassemblies through a dealership network but at lower prices compared to new products. The paper presents the process of remanufacturing of automotive subassemblies and characterizes the benefits for the industry and vehicle end-users. Examples have been shown of the activities of vehicle manufacturers in the area of product recycling and development of remanufacturing technologies.