There are many parts such as wheels and tires, battery and catalytic converter that can be recycled after a car is dead. What usually auto scrappers do is to remove this parts, then remove and drain fluids like oil, air conditioning refrigerant, gasoline and etc, and at the end remaining shell is crushed and sent to metal mills. This process is called Auto Recycling.
Recycling car saves energy and natural resources. Consumers can can also financially benefit and get a good deal from recycling their scrap cars. They can put this cash for their next vehicle down payment.