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LEZ 2020 & 2021: What is it and where does it apply?

LEZ 2020 & 2021: What is it and where does it apply?

The purpose of the Low Emission Zone (LEZ) is quite simply to discourage the most polluting vehicles on London's roads from using them, thus keeping the Capital's air cleaner. In short, the LEZ is a geographical area and if you're driving inside it, your vehicle must...

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How Does Brexit Affect UK Drivers When Driving Abroad?

How Does Brexit Affect UK Drivers When Driving Abroad?

Like it or loathe it, the UK is going through the motions of leaving the European Union. Beleaguered UK citizens have already felt the far-reaching consequences of a plethora of EU regulations; from the shape of our vegetables to the rules regarding London's vehicle...

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How Often Should You Change Your Car?

How Often Should You Change Your Car?

Deciding when to change your car depends on a number of factors. Perhaps most pertinent one being your financial situation. If you've just won the lottery then perhaps you can afford the luxury of changing it every three months, but for those of us that haven't, we...

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HELP!… The MOT Mechanic Hates Me!

HELP!… The MOT Mechanic Hates Me!

Many of us have been there and it's an all too common story. If you can relate to the headline of this article, you'll no doubt be familiar with just how nerve-racking taking your car for an MOT can be, especially if it's an older model and you're concerned that it...

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What’s the best time of year to buy a car?

What’s the best time of year to buy a car?

If you've recently used Ace Car Breakers to dispose of your old car or van, you'll probably want to replace it with something a little newer. Like most people, you'll obviously want to pay the lowest possible price and get the best deal. So, why spend extra money...

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Rhodium – What Is It?

Rhodium – What Is It?

Could it be the name of a newly discovered planet located by NASA that's lurking just outside of our solar system... or is it perhaps the title of the latest 'must-have' virtual reality game on Xbox? Unsurprisingly, the answer to both questions is no. The real and...

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Global Recycling Day 2020

Global Recycling Day 2020

First created in 2018, the 18th March 2020 will be the next annual Global Recycling Day. This particular day gives us the opportunity to focus on the future of our planet and showcases the crucial role played by the recycling industry. The indrustry already saves in...

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

As the festive season is sadly now over, it's time for us to roll up our sleeves and burn off those excess calories by getting back to business as usual. The serene wintery scene above is a far cry from day-to-day life in our Kent scrapyard but it serves as a...

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Your local scrap metal merchant

Your local scrap metal merchant

Ace Car Breakers are Kent's premier scrap metal Merchants, located in Swanscombe Kent. We offer a range of services including collecting scrap vehicles from all over Kent and South East London. If you can't prolong the life of your car and it's broken beyond...

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