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The origins of the company dates back over forty years to 1968.  
1968
Wortley Auto Spares set up in Sheffield by Philip Jarvis. In these days auto accessories shops were quite rare, to the volume of only a dozen or so in south Yorkshire. Wortley Auto Spares was an agent for Burgess exhaust silencers, which made up 50% of the turnover.
 
Wortley Auto Spares
1969
Philip Jarvis and his Team Broadspeed’s Ford Anglia used to race almost every weekend in the special saloon championships with considerable success.
 
Philip Jarvis & Team Broadspeeds Ford Anglia
1971
Wortley Auto Spares opened a second branch in Thurnscoe, Doncaster.
   
1972
Wortley Auto Spares opened a third branch in Heckmondwike, Leeds.
   
1973
Wortley Auto Spares opened there 4th branch in Barnsley, which was later used as the Head quarters.
   
1974
Quinton Hazell (QH - himself) purchases Wortley auto spares, Philip Jarvis stays on under the new name of “Master Auto Centre’s” as a consultant for 12 months, before looking for his next venture.
 
Quinton Hazell
1974
ASCAR Exhausts was founded as an exhaust specialist & manufacturer, situated in Sheffield city centre they were one of the first companies to purchase the “Blue boy” bending machine in the country. “Note- the price in the window.”
Ascar Exhausts founded
1977
Philip continued his racing passion supporting cars and drivers in the Formula Ford and the Formula 2000 championships.
 
Formula Ford & Formula 2000
1979
Ascar Exhausts became an agent for Grundy Stainless Steel Exhausts (part of British Steel Corporation). Responsible for the first stainless steel systems.
 
Ascar Exhausts became agent for Grundy Stainless Steel Exhausts
1980
Ascar Exhausts opened a branch in Doncaster.
   
1982
Ascar Exhausts opened an additional depot in Huddersfield.
 
Ascar Exhausts Opened Depot in Huddersfield
1984
A further Ascar Exhausts depot was opened in Leeds.
   
1986
Ascar Exhausts opened another branch in Otley.
   
1989
Philip purchased the companies, Classic Exhausts of Keighley incorporating Ludlows of Sowerby Bridge, both manufacturers of exhaust systems.
 
Classic Exhausts of Keighley
1992
Peter Jarvis left school and started work at Ascar Exhausts as an exhaust fabricator.
 
Peter Jarvis left school and started work at Ascar Exhausts
1994
The brand Cobra Sport was created by Pete & Phil Jarvis so they could start selling their own brand of sports exhausts.
 
The brand Cobra Sport created by Pete & Phil Jarvis
2000
Max Power Live show that Rachel and Peter started to attend on a yearly basis.
 
Max Power Love show that Rachel & Peter attend yearly
2002
Rachel Jarvis Joined the team at Ascar Exhausts.
   
2004
Ascar Exhausts ceased trading, compulsory purchased by the council due to a new inner ring road through the centre of the city / to allow a road to be built through the centre of the city. As Philip was near retirement age he left his son and daughter to continue the legacy.
   
2004
Exhausts UK was formed by brother and sister team, Rachel and Peter. Exhausts UK, which is the parent company name, mainly deals with business to business trade, Cobra Sport was re-branded and continued to manufacture quality performance exhaust systems.
 
Cobra Sport rebranded
2006
Launch of e-commerce website.
   
2008
Approached by Subaru UK and Izuzu UK to produce a range of exhausts. Exhausts UK was going from strength to strength and taking on contracts with other major brands.
 
Approached by Subaru and Izuzu UK to produce a range of exhausts.
2013
Still continuing to produce exhaust systems using cutting edge technology. Re-brand and launch of new website which will se the brand enter new markets and gear up for expansion.
 
Produce exhaust systems using cutting edge technology
Current
Exhausts UK are located in the heart of the steel city of Sheffield, just two minutes from junction 34 of the M1 motorway and with easy access to all major road networks.

Exhausts UK is a family run business specialising in the manufacture of stainless steel sports and performance exhausts which are sold throughout the UK and abroad.

As a company we are committed to continuous improvement and investing in new developments, with a focus on quality and our loyal highly trained team.

The production facilities at Exhausts UK enables us to produce exhausts in high volume and having worked with clients such as Subaru UK, Isuzu UK and Ginetta Cars to name but a few, we are able to cater for any size of project including custom ‘one off’/prototype designs.
 
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