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Yodal has undergone an acquisition by YDLGP Limited (‘YDLGP’), a newly established entity, in a transaction of undisclosed value (‘the Acquisition’). YDLGP benefits from support by a consortium of investors, including Solano Partners Ltd, an independent boutique investment bank that facilitated the acquisition, as well as the leadership team behind Shift, a swiftly expanding logistics platform based in the UK, led by its founder, Jacob Corlett.
A recycling company has been fined £2.15million after an agency worker was killed by a loading shovel at its site in Hartlepool.
The new Chief Executive of LKQ UK & Ireland has outlined his commitment to long-term supplier-customer partnerships as key to driving sustainable growth across the aftermarket.
A recently published report, ‘EV strategy: rapid recharge needed’ from the Environment and Climate Change Committee, urges the Government to prioritise investment in UK electric vehicle (EV) recycling. This investment aims to ensure responsible recycling practices and maximise the recovery of critical materials from EV batteries for domestic production purposes.
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Silverlake Automotive Recycling [Silverlake] has partnered with charity UK Sunflower Aid to send recycled vehicle first aid kits to Ukraine to help refugees affected by the war. The company is also supplying fuel for the charity’s vans before they set out on the long journey to the Ukraine border.
SYNETIQ and LKQ Euro Car Parts join forces and unveil exciting new team in the British Touring Cars Championship
SYNETIQ, an IAA company and the UK’s leading integrated vehicle salvage and recycling company is delighted to announce its new team within the British Touring Cars Championship.
Josh Cook has been announced as the inaugural driver for the expanded Speedworks Motorsport lineup in the upcoming BTCC season. As the reigning Independents’ champion, Cook will spearhead a new two-car satellite team under the banner of SYNETIQ in collaboration with LKQ Euro Car Parts. Cook will pilot one of the two Toyota Corollas entered in this venture, while the other two cars will maintain their association with the Toyota Gazoo Racing banner.
World-leading plastic recycler MBA Polymers UK has launched a new car bumper recycling service aimed at independent approved treatment facilities (ATFs), automotive recyclers and breakers yards.
In a recent announcement, GT Motive revealed its plans to raise prices by 8% for estimate creation, including Vehicle Query (VQ) and Vehicle Registration Number to Vehicle Identification Number (VRN-VIN) services, manual estimate creation, system access charges, and VIN queries. This adjustment, effective 1st March, signifies a departure from the “pay-per-use” pricing structure that GT Motive has maintained since 2020. The decision reflects the company’s strategy to ensure the continued delivery of the UK’s premier estimating platform.
TfL requires suppliers to be FORS Gold accredited from April 2024, ensuring safer fleet services across the capital
All new Greater London Authority Group contracts worth more than £1 million and involving vehicles will require suppliers to be FORS (Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme) Gold accredited or a TfL-approved equivalent scheme from April 2024.
TRA calls on UK government to do the right thing, support British operators and end polluting export of end-of-life tyres.
Iveco Group (EXM: IVG) announces the selection of BASF (FWB: BAS), the world’s leading chemical company and biggest chemical supplier for the automotive industry, as its first partner to provide a recycling solution for the lithium-ion batteries of the Group’s electric vehicles.
Teesside University and Altilium Lead £750,000 Initiative to Establish UK’s First Circular Economy for Electric Vehicle Batteries
Teesside University, in collaboration with the prominent clean technology firm Altilium, is actively contributing to the establishment of the United Kingdom’s inaugural circular economy dedicated to electric vehicle (EV) batteries.
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