Archive for August, 2010
The British Vehicle Salvage Federation (BVSF) has urged professionals in the car salvage industry to ensure they understand what is permitted by their Waste Management Licenses, now known as Environmental Permits.
Some permits allow the intake of general scrap metals, batteries, oils, timber and plastics as well as end-of-life vehicles (ELVs).
However, the terms and conditions of [...]
New car discounts have fallen by 12 per cent over the past year, new figures from What Car? have revealed.
The data from What Car? Target Price, the magazine's monthly mystery shop of new car deals, found the average discount buyers will be able to get from a new vehicle this September is £248 less than [...]
Salvage cars can offer a cost-effective solution to motorists looking for a new vehicle whereby they can obtain a new motor for a fraction of what they would have paid elsewhere, it has been claimed.
Repossessed cars that have been seized might turn up in a car salvage auction and may be sold at a very [...]
Next month will see more cars needing an MOT than any other month in history, according to industry figures.
Kwik-Fit has said that around 2.5 million cars are due to be tested in September, nearly ten per cent of the 29 million cars licensed for use on British roads.
Cars over three years old must have an [...]
People looking used car are most likely to want a BMW 3 Series, according to a poll of used car buyers.
The model is the most sought-after, followed by the Audi A4 and BMW 5 Series, according to analysis by Autoquake.com.
This may result in a boost in interest in car parts salvage for these models, as [...]