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21.69% of secondhand cars have adverse history

MyCarCheck, the UK consumer vehicle data provider, has published new statistics on used car buying risks. It has also commissioned cartoonist Wil Walker to highlight the issues in a series of Reg Plate sketches. The percentage of checks showing at least one adverse history marker (incl. stolen, previously written-off, finance debt etc) increased from 19.46% […]

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Car parts swapper handed community service and £2,000 fine

A Widnes man was sentenced to 200 hours unpaid community service and ordered to pay more than £2,000 in compensation after stealing parts from a new hire car and replacing them with components from his much older vehicle. Alexander Keating, 23, of Upton Lane, stole the gear shift knob, steering wheel, brake callipers and other […]

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Suzuki UK Launches New Online Store

The growing digital age in which we live has certainly created enormous new trends in retail shopping. High street stores and start-up businesses have migrated to the online world, in search of customers further afield. Admittedly, there is little wonder with spiralling costs of rent, staff and taxes on the High Street. Even larger firms […]

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80% of Drivers Break the Law Whilst Driving

New research by a money saving website in the UK has revealed that as many as fourth fifths of Britons break the law whilst driving, with a quarter of them doing so on a daily basis. According to the study, 71% of drivers who break the law do so by speeding, whilst 47% of drivers […]

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UK new car registrations up 4% in October

October 2013 new car registration figures: New car registrations were up 4% in October according to the latest figures released today by the SMMT. 157,314 cars were registered in the month, with the market 4% or 6,062 units up on October 2012 (which was up 12.1% (or 16,308 units) on October 2011). “With October new […]

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