Car Finance news

The Car Expert examines the latest news regarding car finance, as well as dissecting advertised car finance offers to make sure you have all the facts when talking to a car dealer.

Volvo ‘Care by Volvo’ scheme takes on leasing

Volvo is launching a premium leasing programme called 'Care by Volvo', as an answer to the increasing trend to leasing instead of buying.
Car finance figures for July 2017 show continued increases

Car buyer debt increases further despite warnings

The latest car finance figures show that buyers are borrowing more money to finance both new and used cars, despite all the media attention of late.

Car finance debt still at record levels in latest results

The latest figures show that car finance debt remained at record levels in June, with a fall in new car volumes balanced by an increase in used cars. 
FCA probing car finance sales practices

FCA car finance probe puts a priority on customer welfare

The Financial Conduct Authority has published an update on its investigation into the car finance sector and identified the key questions it wants answered.
Car buyers are taking on ever-increasing finance debt

Car buyers taking on more and more finance debt

As the issue of car finance mis-selling bounced back into the media this week, latest car finance results show that buyers are taking on increasing debt.
Car finance borrowing results for April 2017

Volumes down but values up for car finance borrowing

Latest car finance results show that buyers continue to borrow more money on their cars, although the number of loan agreements fell in line with car sales.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles moves into personal contract hire market

Fiat brands move into personal contract hire market

Fiat's finance arm has begun offering personal contract hire (PCH) packages on selected Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Jeep models from its dealerships.
PPI claims for PCP car finance may be coming soon

PPI lawyers to target PCP mis-selling?

Now the PPI gravy train is nearing the end of the line, claims lawyers may be turning their attention to the potential mis-selling of PCP car finance.
Car finance jargon confuses British drivers

Car finance jargon confuses UK drivers

Despite over three-quarters of new car sales being financed through manufacturer and dealer finance agreements, it is disturbing how few people really understand what they are signing up to.
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Car finance deals rocket as economy recovers

According to latest figures by the Finance and Leasing Association (FLA), cars brought on dealer finance grew by 25% in January compared to the same period last year. In addition consumer’s new and used car finance volumes grew by similar rates – up 24 per cent and 25 per cent.
Car finance glossary (The Car Expert) 2016

Car finance glossary