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Hopes for car scrapping scheme

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The government's car scrapping scheme, to try to kick start demand in the UK's beleaguered car market, begins today.

Under the plan, drivers will get a £2,000 discount on a new vehicle in return for scrapping one at least 10 years old.

Emma Simpson spoke to Hyundai UK's managing director Tony Whitehorn about the scheme.

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