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Michelin Is About to Launch the First Commercial Air-Free Tyres

It’s been a long time coming, but the first wave of commercial air-free tyres is finally set to make its debut. Michelin has announced an ambitious partnership with General Motors in the United States, with the goal of bringing the all-new Unique Puncture-Proof Tire System (UPTIS) into mainstream production by 2024.

When the new tyres hit […]

By |July 11th, 2019|0 Comments

8 Reasons to Scrap Your Car This Summer

Truth be told, there isn’t a ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ time of year to scrap your car. It’s just that during the summer months, it’s far nicer to hit the highway in a cool, comfortable and comprehensively reliable car.

Here at Take My Scrap Car, we understand that knowing when and where the time comes to take […]

By |July 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

Vauxhall Joins UK Car Scrapping Drive with £4,000 Incentive

Another major manufacturer has added its name to the growing list of car makers incentivising drivers to scrap their old cars. This time, it’s Vauxhall – and the offer is worth £4,000 or more off the price of a new car.

Initially available throughout the month of June only, the offer extends to any car from […]

By |June 25th, 2019|0 Comments

The EU’s Astonishing Ghost Car Crisis

Just to clarify, we’re not talking about the kinds of ghost cars that jump out from under the bed and say ‘Boo!’ in the middle of the night. Instead, we’re talking about the enormous chunk of the EU’s recycling ambition that seems to have disappeared without a trace.

Every year, somewhere in the region of 10 […]

By |June 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

Is Your Car Packed with Hidden Treasure?

If you know anything about car scrapping and recycling, you’ll know that the average scrap car still has a fair amount of value to it. Scrap metal prices may fluctuate wildly, but the call for recycled materials across the UK remains consistent at all times. 

Nevertheless, you might not realise that along with the slightly less […]

By |June 12th, 2019|0 Comments

New MOT Tests Could Prove Painful for Diesel Car Drivers

It wasn’t long ago that the British government was pleading with motorists to upgrade to ‘clean’ and ‘efficient’ diesel cars. Fast forward to 2019 and it seems they are doing whatever they can to discouragediesel car purchases wherever possible.

Research has shown that diesel cars have the potential to be significantly more dangerous than their petrol counterparts, […]

By |June 7th, 2019|0 Comments

Lamborghinis and Porsches Crushed in Crackdown on Crime

If you know Take My Scrap Car, you’ll know one thing we can’t abide is waste. The way we see it, the only thing that trumps recycling is reusing whatever it is that would otherwise be heading to the scrap heap. If a vehicle of any kind still holds value to some extent or another, […]

By |May 27th, 2019|0 Comments

How Recycling Your Car Helps the Whole World

Here at Take My Scrap Car, some of the questions we encounter are more common than others. A prime example of which being why exactly recycling end-of-life vehicles is so important.

Now more than ever, it’s no secret that the world is under threat from a growing number of environmental issues. To such an extent that […]

By |May 26th, 2019|0 Comments

There’s a New Fastest Shed in the World…And it’s Welsh!

Some people see scrap cars as nothing more than rotting piles of debris to be melted and put back into the system as raw materials. By contrast, other see the kind of potential in scrap car parts the rest of us couldn’t possibly imagine.

A prime example of a member of the latter camp being 53-year-old […]

By |May 12th, 2019|0 Comments

Rusted Scrap Cars Become Captivating Works of Art

We recently came across an article published on hometownfocusthat really caught our eye. We’re always on the lookout for examples of scrap car parts being used to create something from nothing. From the artsy to the downright incredible, it really is amazing what some folks dream up and bring to life.

In the case of Jeff Annen, […]

By |May 4th, 2019|0 Comments