12 Interesting Facts About The UK Car Market

Take a look at the infographic we’ve created below detailing 12 interesting facts about the UK car market. Discover how many new cars were registered last year, the average age of cars currently on the road and the number of cars scrapped each year! (We have also included a code snippet for easy embedding onto […]

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Scrapping your car checklist

If you haven’t done it before, scrapping your car can feel like a daunting process. But gone are the days of it being hard work. In recent years, new rules have been brought into place to make it easier for you to scrap your car when it has been written of by the insurance company […]

Spare Parts

How To Save Money When Buying Car Parts

There have always been arguments about the pluses and minuses of buying something brand new or second hand. It’s a tough one to weigh up the benefits of having the first go with something, compared to the cost effective nature of buying a product which works just as well as the day it was made, […]

Car Alternator

A quick guide to car alternators

An alternator is a vital part of a car’s charging system and under the bonnet equipment. It works alongside the battery to generate power for the car’s electrics, such as the lights and dashboard display. You’ll find one near the front of the engine, driven by the rotating crankshaft which converts the up and down […]

Starter Motor Leicester

6 Common Starter Motor Faults

As the weather gets colder, we’re entering the season where people more increasingly find their cars won’t start. You know that dreaded feeling, waking up on a cold and frosty morning, getting in the car to go to work and when you turn the key, the silence is deafening… or there’s just an ominous click. […]

How to pick a scrapyard Loughborough

How to pick a scrapyard Loughborough

Scrapping your car has never been easier and that’s thanks to government legislation put in place in recent years to tackle the problem of abandoned cars head on. Now, if your car has been written off or seen better days and you are wondering how to pick a scrapyard in Loughborough or Leicester, then there […]

Car breakers Leicester

Car breakers Leicester

Has the time come to scrap your car? There’s always a first time for everything and if this is yours and you’re looking for car breakers in Leicester, it might all seem a little daunting. In recent years scrapping your car has been made a lot easier, thanks to new legislation which requires scrapyards to […]