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No Idling at CarTakeBack

No Idling at CarTakeBack

Idling your car can have a massive effect on the environment and everyone's health. We thought you might appreciate a break-down of the main info and we'll even put some idle myths to bed!

Posted in In The Know on 11 October 2019 by CarTakeBack

V5C Registration Certificate Changes

V5C Registration Certificate Changes

If you've got a new car recently, or changed your name or address, you might have noticed something different about the...

Posted in In The Know on 10 October 2019 by CarTakeBack

Data Reveals Britain’s MOT Failure Hotspots & The Top 10 Reasons Why

Data Reveals Britain’s MOT Failure Hotspots & The Top 10 Reasons Why

We investigated the best and worst regions for MOT pass rates, and it showed surprising patterns. Where are you most likely to fail an MOT?

Posted in In The Know on 26 September 2019 by CarTakeBack

Recycling Week: 10 Car Components That Can Be Recycled

Recycling Week: 10 Car Components That Can Be Recycled

CarTakeBack has achieved a recycling rate of 95% for every vehicle that is scrapped through us. We did this before it was a legal requirement. Here's 10 key car components that can be recycled.

Posted in In The Know on 24 September 2019

Pontevedra Provides Inspiration Ahead of World Car Free Day

Pontevedra Provides Inspiration Ahead of World Car Free Day

It's World Car Free Day on September 22nd and we've taken a look at how a small Spanish city has inspired change across Europe.

Posted in In The Know on 20 September 2019

Vehicle Tax - What Tax Do I Need For My Car?

Vehicle Tax - What Tax Do I Need For My Car?

There have been a few changes to vehicle tax recently based on the fuel type of your car. So whether you're the owner of a petrol, diesel, hybrid or electric car, we've made it easy to see where you stand on taxing your car.

Posted in In The Know on 10 September 2019 by CarTakeBack

Driving in the heat - CarTakeBack’s Top Ten Tips

Driving in the heat - CarTakeBack’s Top Ten Tips

The sun is here at last! But unless you are on a well-planned scenic trip in your convertible (you jammy thing), being in the car isn’t great and your car doesn’t like it much either! Here’s our Top Ten Tips for summer car use…

Posted in In The Know on 30 August 2019 by CarTakeBack

Maintaining Your Car's Air Conditioning

Maintaining Your Car's Air Conditioning

It's always a good idea to make sure your air conditioning is properly maintained. We tell you how...

Posted in In The Know on 28 June 2019 by CarTakeBack

Today is Clean Air Day!

Today is Clean Air Day!

Check out our top eight travel related tips to reduce air pollution and contribute to Clean Air Day!

Posted in In The Know on 20 June 2019 by CarTakeBack

Stop your keyless car getting hacked

Stop your keyless car getting hacked

Lots of new cars have keyless technology. This involves a key fob that transmits a signal telling the car that you are close by. Drivers whose cars have this technology can...

Posted in In The Know on 24 May 2019 by CarTakeBack

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