Andrey Victorovich Kozlov 1 ; Kirill Evgenievich Karpukhin 2 ; Alexey Stanislavovich Terenchenko 3 ; Julia Georgovna Ter-Mkrtichian 4
1 Head of Department, Doctor of Engineering, Associate Professor, Federal State Unitary Enterprise “Central Scientific Research Automobile and Automotive Engines Institute “NAMI” (FSUE “NAMI”) , Russia.
2 Head of Department, Doctor of Philosophy, Associate Professor, Federal State Unitary Enterprise “Central Scientific Research Automobile and Automotive Engines Institute “NAMI” (FSUE “NAMI”), Russia.
3 Director of Center, Doctor of Philosophy, Associate Professor,, Federal State Unitary Enterprise “Central Scientific Research Automobile and Automotive Engines Institute “NAMI” (FSUE “NAMI”) , Russia.
4 Senior Researcher, Doctor of Philosophy, Federal State Unitary Enterprise “Central Scientific Research Automobile and Automotive Engines Institute “NAMI” (FSUE “NAMI”), Russia.

Article Id - IJMET_08_10_011, Pages : 82-92

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The article presents the methodology of vehicle recycling cost assessment. The methodology involves independent accounting of variable and fixed costs, as well as the income from the sale of secondary raw materials produced from recycling of the vehicle. The methodology allows estimating the cost of each operation at the stage of vehicle recycling as well as the cost of capital investments necessary for the creation of a recycling system. The authors have analyzed end-of-life vehicles’ recycling process flow sheet and the cost of various operations related to the recycling of vehicles by different operators, as well as obtained average cost. Besides, the authors have analyzed the cost of necessary equipment to be purchased, and other necessary capital investments. The article presents also the analysis of the cost of the secondary raw materials produced from the vehicle recycling. The obtained average costs were used as a source data for the calculation of the vehicle recycling. As an example, the cost calculation is performed for a passenger car.


car recycling tax, capital cost, variable cost, recycling operations cost, the value of secondary raw materials

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Andrey Victorovich Kozlov, Kirill Evgenievich Karpukhin, Alexey Stanislavovich Terenchenko, Julia Georgovna Ter-Mkrtichian, Technical and Economic Assessment of Vehicle Recycling Cost in the Russian Federation, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology 8(10), 2017, pp. 82–92


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