Volkswagen, Renault, Kia and Toyota announce scrappage schemes

A pile of crushed cars piled high in a breaker's yard in Neasden north west London, where Metropolitan Police officers checked cars in a breaker's yard in Harrow, North West London, after a rise in older cars being stolen and crushed for their scrap metal value and then being shipped overseas.
A pile of crushed cars piled high in a breaker's yard in Neasden north west London, where Metropolitan Police officers checked cars in a breaker's yard in Harrow, North West London, after a rise in older cars being stolen and crushed for their scrap metal value and then being shipped overseas.

Volkswagen Group, Renault, Kia and Toyota are the latest car manufacturers to offer scrappage schemes, joining the likes of BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Ford.

Volkswagen Group companies Audi, Seat, Skoda, Volkswagen, and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles have announced schemes that target cars and vans that fall under Euro 1-4 engines.