November 22, 2014

Don’t get sold a pup

Good news for the car buying public, the OFT are reaffirming their commitment to crackdown on rogue dealers who sell dodgy used cars from their forecourts. As we know the selling of unfit, clocked or simply dangerous cars, despite recent advances in systems designed to stop these practices, is still a widespread practice which costs the consumer … [Read more...]

Used car dealers top OFT consumer complaints list

According to a report on the UK's £24bn used car market by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) one in five of the 3.6 million people buying a second-hand car from a dealer each year experienced a problem. But, following a nine-month study of the market, it decided existing laws were sufficient to clean up the sector. Car buyers tend to go to a … [Read more...]