car sales

The car sales process is one which is heavily loaded against the buyer and in favour of the dealer. How do you tilt the scales in your favour? You get The Car Expert on your side!

Fiat brands unveil scrappage offers

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has announced its scrappage scheme offers for its four brands – Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Abarth and Jeep.

Kia’s small car scrappage scheme

Kia is the latest manufacturer to join the scrappage scheme frenzy for the new 67-plate registration season, with offers on the Picanto and Rio models.

Vauxhall’s new part-exchange pledge

Vauxhall has offered a twist on the part-exchange and scrappage scheme offers hitting the marketplace, with a pledge to beat We Buy Any Car by £1,000.

Renault joins the scrappage scheme rush

Renault has joined the rush of manufacturers offering scrappage schemes to coincide with the new 67-plate registrations that commenced today.

Nissan ups the part-exchange ante

Nissan has unveiled a part-exchange offer to compete with the scrappage schemes on offer from numerous other car manufacturers.

Volkswagen brands join rush to scrappage

VW Group brands Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda and SEAT are all launching incentives to replace older higher-polluting cars.

Channel 4 Dispatches – a sales executive responds

This week Channel 4 discussed how car finance is sold. We invited sales executive Fiona Duffy to explain the process from the other side of the sales desk.

2017 sees UK used car market running at record high

Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that used car sales were at a record high in the first quarter of 2017.

Should I buy a pre-registered car?

Pre-registered cars are on the increase again. The salesman says it's a great deal on what is basically a 'brand new car', but what's the real story?

What to think about before buying a car

There are about two million people in the UK who are currently thinking about buying a new or used car of some sort. If you're one of them, what sort of things should you really be considering?

Buying a car? Join our live Twitter Q&A

Do you have questions about buying a car? Stuart from The Car Expert will be hosting a live Twitter Q&A for NatWest this Thursday evening.

New laws give car buyers extra protection

From 1 October 2015, the new Consumer Rights Act 2015 gives car buyers extra rights and protection when rejecting a faulty new or used car from a dealership.

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