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United Kingdom Vehicle Recycling Market Size, Share, Demand, Report, Forecast 2024-2032

The study provides a detailed analysis of the industry, including the United Kingdom vehicle recycling market share, size, trends, and growth forecasts. The report also includes competitor and regional analysis and highlights the latest advancements in the market.
Published 30 April 2024

IMARC Group, a leading market research company, has recently releases report titled “United Kingdom Vehicle Recycling Market Report by Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars Recycling, Commercial Vehicles Recycling), Material (Steel, Copper, Aluminium, Rubber, Iron, Plastic, Glass, and Others), Application (Aftermarket, OEMs), and Region 2024-2032”. The study provides a detailed analysis of the industry, including the United Kingdom vehicle recycling market share, size, trends, and growth forecasts. The report also includes competitor and regional analysis and highlights the latest advancements in the market.

How Big is the United Kingdom Vehicle Recycling Market?

The United Kingdom vehicle recycling market size reached US$ 1.9 Billion in 2023. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 3.0 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 5.2% during 2024-2032.

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United Kingdom Vehicle Recycling Market Trends and Drivers:

Strict environmental constraints and an increased emphasis on sustainable practices are driving the growth of the United Kingdom vehicle recycling market. Furthermore, the market is propelled by the determination of government authorities in the United Kingdom to reduce environmental pollution and achieve carbon neutrality, which has greatly influenced the automobile sector, notably in terms of end-of-life vehicle processing. Besides this, regulations including the End-of-Life Vehicles Directive mandate the recycling of automotive materials and the proper disposal of hazardous substances, which further bolsters the market. Moreover, the surge in electric vehicle (EV) adoption adds complexity and opportunities to the vehicle recycling market, as EVs contain different and more hazardous materials, such as lithium-ion batteries, that require specialized handling and recycling technologies. 

Emerging trends in the United Kingdom vehicle recycling market include technological advancements in recycling procedures and a greater emphasis on the circular economy within the automotive industry. In addition to this, innovations such as enhanced shredding techniques and improved separation technologies are enabling recyclers to recover higher-quality materials from end-of-life vehicles more efficiently, which is acting as another growth-inducing factor. Furthermore, there is a growing emphasis on recycling critical raw materials, particularly those involved in battery production, including cobalt and nickel, thereby propelling the market. Recycling companies are also partnering with automotive manufacturers to design vehicles with recycling in mind, promoting sustainability from the initial stages of vehicle design and manufacturing, which is anticipated to drive the United Kingdom vehicle recycling market over the forecasted period.

Leading Companies Operating in the United Kingdom Vehicle Recycling Industry:

  • Ampthill Metal Company
  • ASM Auto Recycling Ltd.
  • Auto Spares & Salvage Limited
  • Limited
  • Charles Trent Ltd.
  • Copart UK Ltd. (Copart Inc)
  • Go Green Vehicle Recycling & Recovery Ltd.
  • LJC Auto Spares Ltd
  • Motorhog Ltd. (SYNETIQ Limited)
  • Norfolk Salvage
  • Overton Garage Limited
  • Recycling Lives Limited
  • Silverlake Garage
  • Sole Bay Car Spares Ltd.
  • SWM & Waste Recycling Ltd.
  • The Little Vehicle Recycling Company
  • Van Services Ltd.
  • Wigston Car Breakers

Key Market Segmentation:

The report is organized into distinct sections as follows:

Breakup by Vehicle Type:

  • Passenger Cars Recycling
  • Commercial Vehicles Recycling

By vehicle type, the market is segmented into passenger cars recycling and commercial vehicles recycling.

Breakup by Material:

  • Steel
  • Copper
  • Aluminium
  • Rubber
  • Iron
  • Plastic
  • Glass
  • Others

By material, the market is classified into steel, copper, aluminium, rubber, iron, plastic, glass, and others.

Breakup by Application:

  • Aftermarket
  • OEMs

By application, the market is categorized into aftermarket, and OEMs.

Regional Insights:

  • North West England
  • Yorkshire and the Humber
  • West Midlands
  • East of England
  • South West England
  • South East England
  • East Midlands
  • North East England
  • Greater London
  • Others

Region wise, the market is divided into North West England, Yorkshire and the Humber, West Midlands, East of England, South West England, South East England, East Midlands, North East England, Greater London, and others.

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Other Key Points Covered in the Report:

  • COVID-19 Impact
  • Porters Five Forces Analysis
  • Value Chain Analysis
  • Strategic Recommendations

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