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Ditch the car for World Car Free Day

Ditch the car for World Car Free Day

With cities across the world aiming to be car free, and others making steps towards banning combustion engines, it's clear that in the future we're going to be choosing greener cars and using them less. 22nd September is World Car Free Day!

Posted in In The Know on 22 September 2017 by CarTakeBack

Scrappage schemes - Which one's for you?

Scrappage schemes - Which one's for you?

With new scrappage schemes being announced, we've made it easy to see what's on offer, with our car scrappage scheme comparison chart…

Posted in In The Know on 18 September 2017 by CarTakeBack

How to donate a car to charity

How to donate a car to charity

There's so many ways to fundraise for a charity that's important to you. A more unusual way to donate is with your old car!

Posted in In The Know on 21 August 2017 by CarTakeBack

Online tools - Checking the CO2 emissions of a car

Online tools - Checking the CO2 emissions of a car

Environmental news is featured in the news regularly, and there's often stories related to vehicles, emissions and our roads. With the recent change to tax bands which are now based...

Posted in In The Know on 19 July 2017 by CarTakeBack

Online tools - Check for car recalls

Online tools - Check for car recalls

Recalls are rare, but when they do happen they are usually recalled by car makers as a precaution. It's easy to check if your car has ever been recalled...

Posted in In The Know on 12 May 2017 by CarTakeBack

Road tax changes - What they mean for you

Road tax changes - What they mean for you

You might have heard about the changes to VED (Vehicle Excise Duty), or road tax as it's more commonly known, which come into force from the 1st April 2017, we're here to tell you what they mean for you.

Posted in In The Know on 27 March 2017 by CarTakeBack

How to let DVLA know that you've sold your car

How to let DVLA know that you've sold your car

We make things easier for you when you're selling your old car, here's a step by step guide on how to tell DVLA you've sold your car.

Posted in In The Know on 22 February 2017 by CarTakeBack

A guide to car donation

A guide to car donation

It's so easy to donate the value of your car to the cause you feel most passionate about...

Posted in In The Know on 19 December 2016 by CarTakeBack

Preparing your car for winter

Preparing your car for winter

As the nights draw in and the weather gets colder, it's a good idea to prepare your car for winter. Here's our tips for getting your car ready.

Posted in In The Know on 05 December 2016 by CarTakeBack

Fill up less with our fuel saving tips

Fill up less with our fuel saving tips

With prices at the pumps creeping up lately we thought we'd take a look at how to save yourself filling up as frequently with some fuel saving tips.

Posted in In The Know on 09 November 2016 by CarTakeBack

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