Revealed: the cars that never died

The ink still wet on our decree absolute, arch-Brexiteer Daniel Hannan wasted little time in calling for an end to EU red tape. Recently handed a peerage, Hannan drew up a list of laws perceived as a handbrake on our prosperity. And in among his wish-list bonfire is the EU’s End of Life Vehicles Directive […]

New recycling deal for Honda EV and hybrid batteries

Honda Motor Europe is expanding its battery recycling partnership with SNAM (Société Nouvelle d’Affinage des Métaux) to advance the sustainable usability of its end-of-life traction batteries. The pan-European arrangement will see SNAM collect and recycle batteries from Honda’s increasing number of hybrid and electric vehicles and either potentially prepare them for ‘second-life’ renewable energy storage uses or extract valuable materials for recycling if they are not suitable for that purpose.