Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

Recovery Tow Show | March 22, 2018

Scroll to top


CARS (Complete Auto Recycling and Secondary Materials) trade show

CARS (Complete Auto Recycling and Secondary Materials) trade show
James Baylis

CARS has established itself as the most exciting event for End of Life Vehicles (ELVs), metals recyclers and other related material reprocessors in Europe.

Launched in 2012, CARS welcomed more than 800 attendees from countries including the USA, India, Japan and Germany.DSCF1073

CARS 2014 will take place on 5-6 June at the working vehicle salvage yard of Motorhog in Doncaster, and is already shaping up to be even bigger and better than before – visitors from 19 countries are already registered from companies including Audatex, BASF Metals Recycling, BMW, Copart, Direct Line, EMR, Fiat Auto, Toyota, Volvo, Zurich.

CARS has an action-packed two days lined up for visitors: in case the topical conference sessions, practical training, supplier exhibits and tours of Motorhog are not enough; there will be three outside areas where leading suppliers will be showcasing their machinery in action:

1) Vehicle Dismantlers’ Work Line
See JMC’s complete work line from start to finish including machinery from JCB and Roger Dyson

2) Big Machine Demo Area
Working demos from companies including; Blue Fuchs; Clark Engineering; Hammel; Roger Dyson; JCB and, Overton Dismantlers

3) Outdoor Demo Area
Machinery showcased from Crow Environmental, Combilift and Green Car De-pollution

Socialising with friends, colleagues and clients will play an integral role in the show. On Thursday 5 June the Sims Networking Pavilion will host an Oktoberfest-style beer hall extravaganza where visitors will be treated to comedy, local beers and a traditional pie and mash dinner. There will also be an awards ceremony from leading industry trade associations British Vehicle Salvage Federation (BVSF) and Motor Vehicle Dismantlers Association (MVDA); plus charity auction in aid of Firefly Cancer Awareness and Support and Rett UK.

Value for money

A ticket to the show includes all of the following:

  • Entry to the two-day show including indoor and outdoor exhibitions
  • Practical training in the AutoDrain Skills Lab
  • Hard-hitting programme in the Duesmann and Hensel Conference Theatre
  • Dynamic demonstrations
  • Ice cream hut, sponsored by Reco Auto
  • Motorhog yard tours
  • Lunch on both days of the show
  • Unlimited tea and coffee on both days of the show
  • Free bar from 1pm daily on both days of the show, courtesy of 1st Choice Spares
  • Thursday evening entertainment including:
- charity auction
- comedian
- industry awards ceremony

For full information about the show and to book your ticket, visit What’s more, you can save £20 by pre-registering for the event online.

Professional Recovery is a proud to be a media partner of CARS – pick up the latest copy of the magazine in the Media Lounge area of the show.

CARS 2014
5-6 June 2014, Motorhog Doncaster, UK
Organised by: Environment Media Group
Headline sponsors: Fab Recycling, JCB, JMC Recycling Solutions, Remove My Car