Lower Air Pollution, Longer Life: Swedish Study Suggests

Responsible car scrapping and recycling isn’t only about upgrading to safer and more comfortable cars. It’s also about maximising the lifespan of every member of the public. 

Or at least, this is the conclusion reached by a new study carried out by Swedish researchers at the Department of Environmental Sciences and Analytical Chemistry (ACES). If their […]

By |August 24th, 2019|0 Comments

Four (Other) Driving Laws You’ve Probably Broken This Week

Most motorists would probably like to think they’re responsiblemotorists. Despite the fact that the overwhelming majority of drivers break any number of driving laws on any given day. 

Think about it – can you honestly say you didn’t exceed a single speed limit even slightly over the past week? How about reading that ‘important’ SMS you just couldn’t […]

By |August 17th, 2019|0 Comments

The Joys of Summer Scrapping…Almost!

Hitting the open road during those lazy days of summer can be a joy like no other. Particularly here in the UK, where we have a list with some of the most gorgeous spaces to explore anywhere in the world.

Of course, all of the above only applies if you’re lucky enough to have a comfortable […]

By |August 4th, 2019|0 Comments

World’s Biggest Car Maker Abandons Diesel Cars in the UK

It’s looking like the gradual demise of diesel cars on UK roads is about to take a major step forwards. With the government having made clear its intention to phase diesel vehicles out of existence here in Britain, two of the biggest car makers in the world have announced their withdrawal of diesel cars from […]

By |July 27th, 2019|0 Comments

Can You Spot the £1,000 Road Safety Violation in This Image?

If you’ve been driving for quite some time, you probably like to think you’ve got a good grip on road safety. Not to mention, the vast majority of laws and regulations that apply on UK roads.

Nevertheless, research would seem to suggest that a sizeable proportion of motorists aren’t quite as clued-up as they think they […]

By |July 21st, 2019|0 Comments

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