Automotive Alchemy: BASF, Mercedes-Benz to use chemical recycling to repurpose scrap tires

Toronto, Ontario — Given that most cars come with at least four of them, many auto recycling facilities are overflowing with tires; as such, Mercedes-Benz is looking into ways to reconstitute and reintegrate end-of-life tires back into plastic components on the company’s new vehicles. The German automaker will utilize BASF’s chemical recycling process to combine […]

EV/AV Report: September 27, 2021

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Ford partners with Redwood Materials to help close the supply loop, ElectraMeccanica welcomes a new CEO from the Motor City and price drops from major OEMs mark a step closer to price parity with ICE vehicles. Mighty Redwood A new partnership between Ford and […]

Circular Solutions: BMW designs 100 percent recyclable ‘Vision Circular’ concept vehicle

Toronto, Ontario — BMW revealed its vision for a sustainable future on Monday, unveiling the fully-recyclable Vision Circular concept vehicle, made entirely from reusable materials. When BMW says that everything in this car is both recycled and eventually recyclable, they mean everything, as the company boasts that the battery driving the concept vehicle “is 100% […]