Ford launches scrappage scheme offering at least £2,000 for any brand

Company joins other manufacturers, including Vauxhall and BMW, in seeking to get dirtier vehicles off UK roads

Ford has announced a car and van scrappage scheme in a bid to get dirtier vehicles off the roads and boost its sales in the UK’s flagging car market.

While other manufacturers, including Vauxhall and BMW, have launched scrappage schemes this year, Ford’s is unusual in allowing customers to trade in and scrap any brand of older vehicle for at least £2,000.

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