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Diesel Vehicle Sales on the Slide

2017 was an uncertain year for the UK motor trade, new car sales fell for the first time since 2011, dropping by 5.7%, and this trend is predicted to continue in 2018. The most dramatic drop in sales was for diesel cars, although sales of petrol and electric and hybrid vehicles increased in 2017, the fall in diesel sales was significant enough to drag overall figures down. more info…

What is a Kit Built Vehicle?

Plenty of motorists in the UK enjoy building and driving kit cars, and there are plenty of motor trade companies and private individuals producing these kits and the components. If you don’t fancy assembling a vehicle yourself, you can stick to the dealerships where you will find plenty of new and used cars for sale. more info…

How to check car tax and MOT history online

Many aspects of owning a car can be unpredictable. There’s no crystal ball telling you how the price of your insurance policy will change over time, whether anyone’s going to knock your wing mirror off by accident, or the problems a car has before you’ve bought it and driven a few hundred miles. We don’t have a crystal ball, but we do all have something that can help us find out whether a second-hand car has had any past problems. more info…

Who Are The MIB?

Incidents and accidents involving uninsured vehicles are becoming a huge problem on our roads. Many drivers of new and used cars find themselves unable to make an insurance claim for an accident that wasn’t their fault, all because the other driver involved had no insurance. Hit and run incidents, in which a driver leaves the scene of the accident are also worryingly common. With no driver details or registration number, it is almost impossible to get an insurance claim under way. more info…

The Pros of Buying from a Used Car Dealer

We’ve all dreamed about taking an impulsive turn onto the dealership forecourt and handing over a suitcase of money to buy that brand new green Jag, maybe the yellow Lamborghini, or even a black Range Rover. Unfortunately, not all of us have that kind of money sitting around. So, until that lucky lottery ticket provides the opportunity to test drive the top of the range new car on freshly fitted trade plates, what about a used car… more info…

What are Q plates?

Just as a fingerprint is a unique identifier to any one person, a registration plate is a unique identifier for a single vehicle. Without performing a full search on a vehicle registration (maybe to find the tax rate or MOT history), a simple glance at a new or used car registration plate can provide you with a certain amount of information. more info…

Charging up an Electric Car

More drivers of new and used cars are considering switching to an electric vehicle than ever before. The appeal includes low emissions and usually a reduced insurance policy, as well as the low cost of charging an electric battery compared to the cost of petrol or diesel. However, prospective and new owners often find the charging process a little confusing. more info…



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