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India Aims To Make Every New Car Electric From 2030

When the ideas of car recycling, efficiency and air pollution initiatives are mentioned, it’s probably fair to say that India isn’t the first place that comes to mind. In fact, India has a worldwide reputation for being not only one of the most dangerous places on earth to drive, but a place that has also […]

By |April 6th, 2020|0 Comments

The European Scrap Car Industry: Fast Facts and Figures

If you keep up to date with our blog, you’ll know we’re often mentioning European recycling regulations, standards and performance in general.  Nevertheless, we rarely go into any real detail outside our own UK recycling industry.

So to change this, we thought we’d share with you a few interesting facts and figures about the European scrap […]

By |April 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

How to Avoid Scam Scrap Dealers

In one of our latest posts, we talked a little about the consequences of working with dodgy dealers. Of which there are a surprising number doing the rounds up and down the UK right now.

So for this post, we thought we’d focus on a few simple tips and tactics for avoiding scam artists at all […]

By |March 27th, 2020|0 Comments

Car Recycling: How it Works, Why it Matters

At Take My Scrap Car, we’re often quizzed on the mechanics and logistics of the car scrapping and recycling process. We make it quick and easy to scrap all types of vehicles, but what actually happens when you send your car away for recycling?

More importantly, why is car scrapping and recycling such a big deal […]

By |March 17th, 2020|0 Comments

The Five Most Common Causes of Car Accidents in the UK

Every motorist views car accidents in the same way. It’s the classic case of “it will never happen to me” – until it does. At best, you could end up having to scrapand recycleyour car. However, you could find yourself in hospital…or worse.

Experts agree that awareness is the single most important contributor to safer driving […]

By |March 15th, 2020|0 Comments

Putting the Brakes on Road Rage this Winter

Road rage has no place on the roads at any time of year. It’s just that during the winter, the dark days and cold nights take an even bigger toll. The worse the driving conditions become, the more likely we are to succumb to anger and hostility behind the wheel.

If you’ve experienced road rage in […]

By |March 5th, 2020|0 Comments

Five Belated Resolutions to Make for Your Car in 2020

Who’s to say resolutions for the new year can’t be made a little later? Not to mention, be both achievable and of real significance?

Alongside healthy eating, hitting the gym and so on, why not make a few resolutions involving your car for 2020?

Here are just a few things you could do to make 2020 a […]

By |February 26th, 2020|0 Comments

How to Tell the DVLA You’ve Scrapped a Car

Contrary to popular belief, the DVLA isn’t actually out to get you. It’s just that if you don’t follow their rules, they won’t hesitate to slap you with a fine. This also applies when you finally scrap and recycle your old car, which is something you need to tell the DVLA about. 

Of course, it’s not […]

By |February 17th, 2020|0 Comments

Are Petrol and Diesel Cars Headed for a Ban in the UK?

Slowly but surely, the UK is moving towards a future dominated by hybrids and EVs on the roads. As the technology becomes more affordable and the capabilities of electric vehicles improve, it’s now easy to see a future where greener cars are the norm. 

In addition, the government is becoming increasingly vocal on the benefits and […]

By |February 13th, 2020|0 Comments

Why Does My Car Battery Keep Dying?

Nothing puts a downer on any typical day quite like a flat battery. You expect your car to perform faithfully as it always does, you turn the key and…nothing.  Immediately, every single plan you had for the foreseeable future goes out of the window. 

Even if you’re savvy enough to carry a portable jump-starting device, you’re […]

By |February 7th, 2020|0 Comments