Proposed framework for end-of-life vehicle recycling system implementation in Malaysia [article]

Muhammad Azmi, Muhamad Zameri Mat Saman, Safian Sharif, Norhayati Zakuan, Salwa Mahmood, Technische Universität Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin
2015
Normally in Malaysia, vehicles are being used extensively regardless of its age or condition. This situation is not only in rural areas but exists in major cities. Vehicle manufacturers expected their vehicles to last in 15 years, hence vehicles exceeding this limit are considered as End-of-Life Vehicle (ELV). The extensive usage of ELV may lead to vehicle failure which threatens the safety of its user as well as other road users. ELV usage also contributes to environmental pollution. In order
more » ... ollution. In order to overcome this, a framework for ELV management needs to be developed. Prior to that, a survey was done to study the current practice being applied in Malaysia. This paper also study the existing framework applied by other countries as adaptation for Malaysian ELV recycling implementation framework. This framework is expected to assist the government in drafting new ELV related policies.
doi:10.14279/depositonce-4690 fatcat:owgqj3633nbmpmnkphhkwmkqoy