Ford signs deal to scrap UK cars for free

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LONDON, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. has signed the first agreement between a car maker and the UK scrap industry to take back old cars free of charge at the end of their lives, the firm said in a statement. Ford, among the biggest car makers in the UK, is setting up a network of centres with a subsidiary of the UK Shredders consortium, including 11 scrap yards, to take junk cars from the start of 2007. From that year the disposal of all ELVs (end-of-life vehicles) -- regardless of ...

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