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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. 

What happens to your car finance agreement if you die?

When taking out car finance, almost no-one thinks: "What would happen to this car finance agreement if I should die before it's paid off?"

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.

43% of drivers ignorant of harsher penalties for phone use

A new study has shown that 43% of drivers are still unaware of the new harsher penalties for drivers caught using their mobile phones at the wheel.

New car sales continue falling in July

UK new car registrations fell by more than 9% in July, with demand down across all buying sectors. Once again, it was a disastrous month for diesel sales.

Confusion over self-driving technology may increase car crashes

A lack of distinction between 'assisted' and 'automated' driving systems is creating dangerous confusion and could lead to an increase in accidents.

How will we achieve an electrified car market by 2040?

The UK government has announced that it will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040. But is that realistic for an electrified car market?

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.

What happens when you get caught by a speed camera?

Have you recently been caught out by a speed camera? Guest blogger James Sheehan has written an easy-to-understand guide on what to expect, what to do and when to do it.

Mercedes and Audi announce massive diesel car recalls

Mercedes-Benz and Audi have announced recalls for nearly four million diesel cars across Europe in a bid to avoid fines and vehicle bans in European cities.

Car companies’ half-year report card

With new car registration data now available for the first half of 2017, we take a look at which brands are having a good year and which are struggling.

Volkswagen Dieselgate vehicles dogged by difficulties

BBC’s Watchdog has investigated reports that cars involved in the Volkswagen 'Dieselgate' scandal and then 'fixed' have been losing power and may be unsafe.

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