Suzuki Motor Corporation has today announced the results of vehicle recycling for FY2016 (April 2016 to March 2017) in Japan, based on the Japan Automobile Recycling Law*1.
In line with the legal mandate, Suzuki is responsible for promoting appropriate treatment and recycling of automobile shredder residue (ASR), airbags, and fluorocarbons through recycling fee deposited from customers.
Recycling of these materials are appropriately, smoothly, and efficiently conducted by consigning the treatment to Japan Auto Recycling Partnership as for airbags and fluorocarbons, and to Automobile Shredder Residue Recycling Promotion Team*2 as for ASR.
The total cost of recycling these materials was 2,774.2 million yen. Recycling fees and income generated from the vehicle-recycling fund totalled 3,246.73 million yen, contributing to a net surplus of 472.53 million yen. For the mid-and long-term, Suzuki continues to make effort in stabilizing the total recycling costs.
The results of collection and recycling of the materials are as follows.