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Illegally scrapped cars lose owners £52m

Drivers miss out on £52 million a year by not scrapping their cars through legitimate breakers said recycleyourcar.co.uk. According to the end-of-life-vehicle (ELV) initiative, legal yards will pay owners about £50 for a car. But it is estimated that fewer than half of the two million vehicles that were scrapped last year were taken to registered facilities.Reccyleyourcar.co.uk has warned drivers not to fall prey to cowboy operators, who it said were taking advantage ...