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JAPANESE AIRBAG MAKER TAKATA FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY

26/06/2017

We have heard this morning that Japan's Takata Corp, the firm at the centre of the auto industry's biggest ever product recall, filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan, and said it would be bought for $1.6 billion by U.S.-based Key Safety Systems. In the biggest bankruptcy of a Japanese manufacturer, Takata faces tens of billions of dollars in costs and liabilities resulting from almost a decade of recalls and lawsuits.

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CAT B BREAKER AUCTIONS - UPDATED COPART T&Cs

26/06/2017

This is a significant & welcome change

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RECYCLING TARGET REPORTS - DON'T DELAY FOR POST-SHREDDER CONTRIBUTION

19/06/2017

With the deadline for submission of recycling target reporting now looming (1st July) we are hearing from members that they still haven't received

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DERBYSHIRE CAR BREAKER JAILED FOR OPERATING WITHOUT A PERMIT

19/06/2017

A breakage yard owner will go to jail after being found operating without a permit - two years after being....

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INTRODUCING CITY FUEL SERVICES LTD

16/06/2017

Many of you will remember Mark Drake who was at Autodrain for many years. He has now moved on & is working for City Fuel Services....

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NEXT F-GAS TRAINING COURSE

15/06/2017

PFT is running its latest F-Gas training course on the **22ND JUNE** at their facility in Nuneaton (Warwickshire). The price is £160+VAT per person.

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ABI PUBLISHES NEW SALVAGE CODE OF PRACTICE

15/06/2017

The ABI yesterday published the update voluntary Salvage Code of Practice.....

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LET GOVERNMENT KNOW YOUR VIEWS ABOUT A DIESEL SCRAPPAGE SCHEME

13/06/2017

Don't forget...the DEFRA consultation on measures to reduce NOx emissions associated with burning diesel fuel closes on 15th June. It includes proposals for, among other things, a diesel scrappage scheme.....

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ROAD HAULAGE ASSOCIATION TO SEEK COMPENSATION FROM TRUCK MANUFACTURERS

13/06/2017

The RHA wants to bring a claim against MAN, Volvo Group, Daimler, Iveco and DAF that could amount to almost £4 billion......

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CONSIGNMENT NOTES FOR ELVS PRODUCED AT SALVAGE YARDS

05/06/2017

Following a number of recent queries & some confusion around consignment notes & consignee returns for ELVs at salvage yards, MVDA sought clarification from the Environment Agency. In response, the EA has confirmed their current understanding in the enclosed document.

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