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Financial watchdog to crack down on rip-off car dealers

Car dealers are ripping off buyers on their car finance by more than £1,000 to pocket higher commissions, Britain’s financial watchdog has found.

Reality check: Is Brexit making car finance more expensive?

Media reports in the last few days claim that Brexit is responsible for driving up the price of cars and the cost of PCP car finance. But is that actually true?

Car finance report 2018: record debt for new and used cars

Despite private new car sales falling more than 6% in 2018, it was yet another record-breaking year for car finance borrowing for both new and used cars.

Car finance debt continues to grow despite falling sales

Car finance debt increased in the third quarter of 2018, despite the number of new finance agreements falling in line with lower new car sales in September.

Car finance debt breaking new records in 2018

Car finance borrowing for 2018 to date has smashed previous records, as new and used car buyers continue to borrow more and more money for their cars.

Car finance levels continuing at record pace

The latest consumer car finance figures show that customers are still borrowing more and more money on both new and used cars.

Latest car finance results show no slowdown in borrowing

Latest numbers show that car finance continues to drive car sales across the country, even though the number of new car sales is still falling.

Surge in car finance despite falling sales

The car finance sector has started 2018 with some surprisingly good results, based on data published last week by the Finance and Leasing Association.

Survey shows car buyers are dissatisfied with car finance experience

Three out of four motorists buying a new car on finance are not convinced they are getting the best car finance deal, according to new survey data.

Record £34 billion of car finance debt taken in 2017

Despite falling new car sales, British car buyers were happy to plunge themselves ever further into debt during 2017, racking up a record £34 billion for the year.

RAC looks to win used car buyers away from PCP finance

The RAC has launched a new personal loan offer aimed at winning used car buyers away from the ever-increasing popularity of PCP car finance.

Interest rate rise fails to slow car finance borrowing

November's rise in interest rates by the Bank of England appears to have done nothing to slow the increase in car finance debt, according to the latest results published by the Finance and Leasing Association (FLA).

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