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Most of us become attached to our car but there may come a time when it reaches the end of the road and you need to know ‘How to scrap a car’.
The reasons for car scrapping usually includes a mechanical problem that might cost a lot of money to fix and if it’s more than your vehicle is worth then it’s pointless spending the money. Unless you really are attached to your car.
Also, if it’s an MoT failure you may decide it’s not worth spending money on it either.
In either case you will need to scrap the car though really cars today are recycled rather than scrapped and it’s important to understand how this process works.
How to scrap a car – we recycle
It’s not that long ago when car owners were charged to scrap their vehicle but this caused problems with illegal scrapping and people abandoning their cars so now
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If you are thinking about scrapping or changing your car or van, then you deserve to get the best scrap price for it.
This means contacting The Scrappers who will offer the best price and come and collect your vehicle as well.
As a thriving scrapyard, we have a growing number of clients overseas for the engines we remove from scrapped UK vehicles which means we currently have a major demand for engines for a Spanish client. So, if your car or van is listed below, we will give you the best possible price for your vehicle:
Ford Transit Ford Ka Nissan Almera Hyundai Atos Suzuki Swift Mazda2 Vauxhall Astra Hyundai Accent Vauxhall Vectra Toyota Corolla BMW 3 Series Daewoo Lacetti Nissan Terrano Vauxhall Insignia Toyota Avensis
Demand from overseas clients for the engines we provide bearing and even if your car is not listed above, we may still require it and offer
When it comes to scrapping your car or van, then there may be a number of questions you need answering and this article will help.
With growing numbers of us looking to scrap an old vehicle to enjoy a hefty discount on a new car under the various car scrappage schemes, means there is now a choice of what people can do when disposing of their old vehicle.
However, one of the easy sways to scrap your car is to contact a firm of experts, for example the friendly team at The Scrappers, who can buy your scrap vehicle and pick it up from your home address as well.
So, let’s answer some frequently answered questions when it comes to scrapping a van or car.
Why do I need to use an authorised scrapyard?
The answer is simple and that is because the laws on scrapping cars have been tightened up in recent years so
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If you have had your car or van for many years, then you may not know that the laws have changed and scrapping a vehicle now is an environmentally friendly undertaking.
The UK scraps around 1.8 million vehicles every year but the scrap industry has to comply with various EU regulations to ensure that the vehicles are scrapped without damaging our environment.
For those who break the laws, whether you are a company or a consumer, there are heavy penalties.
This is particularly a big worry with news from the government that around one in three cars are scrapped in the UK illegally. That’s an awful lot of cars that need to be dealt with by the irresponsible owners.
So, what can someone looking to scrap a car or van do to offload their vehicle in an environmentally friendly way?
Speak with The Scrappers to see how much we can offer you
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It has been revealed that if the UK replaces all of the 10-year-old and older diesel cars, then fuel consumption could fall by 173 million gallons.
But that’s not all; diesel particulates will fall by 970,000 kg and NOx emissions of 8.2 million kilograms.
The findings from Kwik Fit highlight the potential from removing the oldest diesel cars from our roads which currently cover around 30 billion miles every year.
The firm says that there are around 3.47 million diesel cars still going and they rack-up an average of 8,676 miles every year.
Switch from old diesels to a new vehicle
They have calculated that since average fuel economy has improved for new diesel cars, the total savings from those who switch from old diesels to a new vehicle would be around £948 million every year.
Kwik Fit say there would also be a reduction in the amount of HGV traffic since the UK needs
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The UK’s car scrappage schemes began last year and have proved to be so popular that many of the major car makers have decided to continue with them.
The latest car firms to reveal they are extending their scheme include Seat who say their scheme will run until 31 March.
They want the owners of older cars to scrap them and switch to Euro 6 compliant vehicles that have lower emissions.
As an enticement, Seat is offering up to £3,500 off new diesel and petrol models from their range; these models should be ordered by 31 March and registered by 30 June. The vehicle being traded-in will be scrapped.
In return, for those scrapping their vehicle will see £1,500 taken from price of the Seat Mii, £2,500 given against the price of an Ibiza, the Leon is eligible for a £3,500 deduction while the Toledo will benefit from £3,000.