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The Benefits of Electric Vehicles

The Benefits of Electric Vehicles

The Benefits of Electric Vehicles Electric vehicles (EVs) are growing in popularity. By 2040, they will constitute 54% of new car sales globally. As Evs become a fixture of everyday life, there are several benefits for drivers making the switch.…
5 Signs It Is Time To Scrap Your Old Car

5 Signs It Is Time To Scrap Your Old Car

5 Signs It Is Time To Scrap Your Old Car No car lasts forever. Even if you take fantastic care of your vehicle, a time will come when you need to dispose of it. However, knowing when to scrap your car can be difficult. Whilst you may not…
Scrap Car Parts

5 Reasons To Scrap Your Car

The benefits of car scrapping services are great. You can make extra cash whilst helping the environment. Thanks to EU regulations, nearly every part of a vehicle can be reused and recycled, and the materials from scrapped cars live on in everyday…
Assington Autos Picking Up Scrap Cars

Vehicle Recycling: The Environmental Benefits of Scrapping Your Car

In light of Sadiq Khan’s recent efforts to tackle London’s air pollution via the ULEZ car and motorcycle scrappage scheme, the effect of motor vehicles on the environment is becoming increasingly scrutinised. Whilst the primary benefit of…
Westminster - London ULEZ Expansion

Will the ULEZ Expansion Lead to Mass Scrapping of Classic Cars?

Sadiq Khan’s plans for London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) have repeatedly been met with backlash since the scheme’s inception . In a decision that will affect a further estimated 2.5 million cars, October 25th will see the zone expand…
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…
Cat Converter

The Rise of Catalytic Converter Theft and How to Prevent it 

Described by Which? as a ‘new crimewave that has swept the UK’, catalytic converter theft rose an average of 104% between 2019 and 2020 in England, Northern Ireland and Wales. Occurring during the national lockdowns, many thefts took place…
Scrap Cars

Inside the Industry: what happens when I scrap my car?  

It has been estimated that the UK scraps over one million used vehicles every year, but what really happens to our cars after we’re finished with them? In this blog post, we’ll guide you through the car scrappage process and offer a little…
Scrap Cars

Scrap Metal Markets Set to Boom After Pandemic Slumber

Scrap Metal Markets Set to Boom After Pandemic Slumber COVID-19 hit the worldwide scrap metal sector hard. After a year of uncertainty, forced retail closures and reduced demand, the scrap metal industry suffered a significant blow following…

How has COVID-19 impacted the UK’s car scrapping industries 

It is difficult to find an industry unaffected by COVID-19. The recent pandemic, its escalation and widespread impacts have occupied much of the world’s press for well over a year. It thus seems unsurprising that the UK’s car scrapping…