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Toyota Electric Vehicle

The Challenge of Scrapping Electric Cars

The Challenge of Scrapping Electric Cars Soon enough scrap yards will face the challenge of breaking down electric cars. With climate change a very real threat to the world electric powered vehicles are on the rise and soon enough recycling…
Electric Car

When will petrol and diesel cars be banned?

To target Zero emissions in the UK it is thought the date has now been brought forward to 2035, five years earlier than previously thought. Banning new petrol and diesel cars won't be enough on its own but will go a long way to improving and…
Glovebox

6 useful things to always keep in your car

Important Paperwork The perfect place to keep your vehicles paperwork is in the glovebox of your car. We all know how frustrating it can be to search the home for your V5C or insurance documents so why not keep it in your vehicle so you know…

Scrap Car Prices Continue to Rise in September

Scrap Car Prices Continue to Rise in September Some good news during these hard times. Prices in scrap metal due to a reduce in demand during the COVID-19 outbreak fell quite dramatically. The automotive and commodity markets took a hard hit…
Scrap cars in yard

What happens to my car when it is scrapped?

Cars can have value as a source for spare parts but also the metal itself has value.  Over 2 million cars were scrapped last year we explain below what happens with your car when you scrap it. Once we have collected your scrap vehicle, it…
Scrap Cars

UK Scrappage Plan 2020

The UK Government seem to be backing off of a plan to launch a new vehicle scrappage scheme that was set to boost sales and stimulate the UK Car Industry and Economy. The scheme announced in June 2020 would have offered incentives to switch…

Dubai’s Abandoned Performance Cars

Dubai’s Abandoned Performance Cars Every year Dubai sees a number of high end performance and luxury vehicles being left at airports, rotting in car parks and sitting in scrap yards. Dubai has a surplus of abandoned luxury cars and such an…
Scrap Cars
Scrap Cars

Can I scrap a car for cash

Can I scrap a car for cash? Paying for scrap cars in cash is illegal. Beware of unexpected traders and unscrupulous scrap dealers who turn up or haggle on the doorstep. If you do not have the vehicle registration document, ignore possible…