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Instant ELV quote launched at CARS

Do you offer an instant quote for vehicles? In this day and age where we want everything instantly, it can make the difference between cars coming to your yard or not, and what’s more, if you’re an MVDA member there’s no charge.
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Platinum recoveries

CARS2016 - What we liked at this year’s event

MintGreen parts

We always look forward to CARS but this year, with it being at Donington Park rather than a working automotive recycler’s yard, we wondered how the show would feel. According to the organisers, EMG they had over 1200 visitors to the show with 36 speakers and 74 exhibitors including four companies in the live demonstration area.
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FABBundle - why buy the whole car?

Worried about the push towards single use parts?

The manufacturers are constantly pushing the number of parts that cannot be reused and EGARA, the European Group of Automotive Recycling Associations), has requested information from vehicle dismantlers throughout Europe about spare parts that are designed for just a single use and cannot be reused.
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Parts delivery under the spotlight

Packaging workshop

Regular readers of atfProfessional will be well aware of the issues recently raised regarding the problems associated with delivering parts to the customer. CARS2016 featured a great workshop looking into this area.
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JMC vortex for the dismantler

500,000 vehicles missing each year - time to act

The European Commission recently launched a public consultation on potential measures to improve the implementation of certain aspects of the Directive on end-of-life vehicles, with emphasis on ELVs of unknown whereabouts. This is a huge problem – with more than 500,000 vehicles missing every year in the UK alone (over 5 million in the last 10 years) and up to 8 million in the EU.
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OHRA racking systems

Automotive Waste Associations join forces

There are a number of trade bodies representing varying parts of our businesses and the recent formation of the Automotive Waste Stream Alliance (AWSA) should give us a louder voice.
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