Can You Sell a Car With Deployed Airbags

Car safety has come a long way in a short amount of time, but while airbags have been made to squeeze into every crevice of modern motors, their ultimate function has remained just as explosive and brutal as ever. That’s why when a car deploys its airbags, it immediately becomes much less desirable to potential […]

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How to Sell a Car With a Private Plate

Personalisation is important to some people when it comes to their cars. There are so many identical motors on the road, particularly in the modern day with everyone favouring white or black paint jobs, that it can be impossible to stand out. If that’s what you want to achieve with your car, a private number […]

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How To Sell a Car Without An Engine

The engine is arguably the most important part of a car – without it you’re not going to be getting anywhere. Well, what happens if you don’t have an engine? Or maybe the one you do have doesn’t work well at all? National Scrap Car has all the answers for those eventualities, showing you that […]

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Can You Sell a Car With a Blown Head Gasket?

A ‘blown head gasket’ is something that many people will have become unfortunately aware of throughout their driving career after their own vehicle has suffered this fate, but how many of those car owners really know what it means? And, more importantly, what does it mean for the future of your car, especially if you […]

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What Happens to Abandoned Cars?

For many people, cars are their most prized possession. They’re expensive machines, but this can also extend to their upkeep even after they’ve initially been paid for. That means that when things go wrong, some drivers struggle to keep on top of repairs, maintenance or bills that are associated with owning a vehicle. This, amongst […]

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Scrapped Car Number Plates

Scrapping your car means the end for it and everything associated with it. It will, essentially, be wiped from existence and this does include the number plates that are attached to it. Those drivers with private number plates might find this fact a bitter pill to swallow after paying hundreds, if not thousands of pounds […]

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Claiming Tax Back on a Scrap Car

Scrapping a car can feel like a weight taken off your shoulders as the money pit is finally taken away, but did you know it’s not just the running costs that you can save on? In some cases, depending on when you scrap your car, you could find that you’re entitled to some money back […]

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How to Scrap a Car Without a Title

A vehicle's logbook with a key on it

A car’s title is an archaic way of talking about its registration book, or log book. Now better known by its official coding, the V5 document is still often referred to as a ‘logbook’ and forms an important part of the process when buying or selling a car. But what happens if you’re looking to […]

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The UK’s Electric Vehicle Hotspots

Over the past decade, electric vehicles have become increasingly popular within the UK and as a result, EV ownership and infrastructure development is thriving across the country. As the government’s goal to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2040 draws nearer and the number of EVs on our roads increases, the […]

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Car Scrapping Trends for 2024

When you scrap your car, it has to be legally scrapped by an Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF). This means that the vehicle has all of its hazardous materials removed and that any parts that can be salvaged and reused can be recycled. The process is safe, ethical and legal. Number of Cars Scrapped Per Year […]

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