Honda to recycle vehicles
HONDA has started scrapping 1055 Brio, Jazz and City light cars that were submerged during the Thai floods that started in late October last year.
The environmentally focused carmaker hopes to recycle as many components as possible but won’t damage customer confidence by reusing parts from the damaged vehicles, or repair and on-sell the vehicles itself.
The media was invited to the mass demolition to show the specialist workers hired by Honda to dismantle the cars were doing it in the most environmentally friendly way possible.
They are draining liquids from the engine and then dissemble the car in a step-bystep process. Where possible, components will be recycled for use in new vehicles.
Finally, the skeleton of the car is lifted by a crane into a massive mobile pressing machine which compacts the chassis.
The metal cube is then shi-