57% Of Carmakers Not Stripping Parts From Scrappage Victims
Classic Car Weekly|October 4,2017

Complete cars being crushed puts tomorrow's classic spares at risk

More than half of the car manufacturers operating in the UK are not recycling parts from cars they receive in scrappage deals before they scrap them.

A CCW investigation has revealed that of the 23 UK car brands offering scrappage schemes who responded, only ten said that they were stripping parts from cars to any extent, prior to scrapping.

Some manufacturers are watching out for rarer or more desirable models, ready to save them – or at least their parts – from the crusher. David Crouch, Toyota GB’s press officer, says: ‘We have given the scrapping company a list of certain Toyota models that we would be interested to know more about in case they arrived for crushing. Things like Celicas and MR2s are on the list.’

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