• May 26, 2017 - James Ash

    More than 20% of drivers using car finance do no research into their options, with half simply picking a scheme on the spot at the dealership, Parkers.co.uk research has discovered. Furthermore, 41% of motorists don’t bother getting any car finance advice whatsoever. Many motorists could be opening themselves up to… Read More

  • May 26, 2017 - James Ash

    Paul Hollywood is swapping the kitchen for his favourite cars to presents a brand new television show. Describing himself as a “full-time baker and part-time racing driver”, Paul sets off on a Big Continental Road Trip to discover the best and worst of motoring in Italy, Germany and France. Along… Read More

  • May 25, 2017 - James Ash

    Vertu Motors has launched a new online car sales platform – the first from a franchised dealer group. The service, now available on all the group’s websites, offers car buyers home delivery of cars they buy online. Vertu Motors is also offering part-exchange valuations, with the handover taking place in… Read More

  • May 25, 2017 - James Ash

    A 1988 Ford Transit van – known as a Spy Van – has been auctioned to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society. Director of commercial sales at Manheim James Davis chose to sell the van in aid of the charity and instantly caught the public’s imagination with a Facebook campaign. Less… Read More

  • May 25, 2017 - James Ash

    Drunk motorists cause thousands of accidents on UK roads every year. Some 1,380 people were killed or seriously injured when at least one driver was over the limit. This represents a statistically significant rise from 1,310 in 2014. A lot of people may be surprised to learn that accidents occur… Read More

  • May 24, 2017 - James Ash

    Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging pet owners to ensure their animals are safe and comfortable on car journeys this summer. GEM road safety officer Neil Worth warns that it’s both dangerous and illegal to leave an animal in a hot vehicle. “If the dog becomes… Read More

  • May 23, 2017 - James Ash

    The great British banger could become a thing of the past as ambitious new drivers are now aspiring to opt for a brand new vehicle as their first car, according to new research. More than a third (38%) of drivers have opted to purchase new cars on finance once they… Read More

  • May 22, 2017 - James Ash

    Residents in an Oxfordshire village have protested against the condition of their local roads by filling in potholes with rubber ducks. People from Steeple Aston put the rubber ducks in the potholes when they became small pools after heavy rainfall last week. While Oxfordshire County Council has denied the holes are… Read More

  • May 19, 2017 - James Ash

    An extremely rare 1959 Volkswagen 23 Window Samba Campervan, faithfully restored to authentic standards, is up for grabs at the upcoming Classic Car Auctions (CCA) event at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on Saturday 10th June. The 23 window model, featuring eight small skylight windows and sunroof, is among the most… Read More

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