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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…
Battery

What Are Scrap Car Batteries Worth

What Are Scrap Car Batteries Worth? In short about £5 Car batteries contain highly toxic substances and should be disposed of correctly. Battery acid is strong and can cause blindness if it gets in your eyes. Batteries also contain quite…

What is an ATF Authorised Treatment Facility

What is an (ATF) Authorised Treatment Facility? Assington Autos is an Authorised Treatment Facility When scrapping your vehicle you will see or hear this term often but what is it and what does it mean? As stated above an ATF is an authorised…

Can I scrap my car without a log book VC5

Can I scrap my car without a log book VC5? You have decided to scrap your old car and realise after searching high and low that you have lost your log book. All too common log books are misplaced, and with threats of fines from the DVLA for…

Car Scrappage Scheme

Currently, various motor manufacturers are offering trade-ins and discounts on selected new cars and some commercial vehicles. Here, we review the latest leading promotions that are in force, as at September 2018. If you are buying a new car and are looking for a good scrappage deal, read on – you might want to consider these allowances when making your choice. In some cases, this subsidy can stretch to a handsome £5,000.

Donate Your Car in Colchester

Assington Autos are pleased to announce the start of their charity scheme.  We will donate a percentage of the value of your car for scrap to a named charity.  If you have a vehicle sitting idle you could help a charity by calling Assington…