MEDIA

2018

Mail on Sunday - PCP car finance rip-offs

Stuart talks to Laura Shannon about why PCP deals are so popular with dealers, and why they may not necessarily be the best solution for car buyers.

BBC Hereford & Worcester – New car reliability

Stuart talks to Elliott Webb on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester about the latest new car reliability surveys, looking at the best and worst cars on sale today.

BBC Radio 4 You & Yours – What happens to your car finance agreement if you die?

Stuart talks to Winifred Robinson on BBC Radio 4’s You & Yours programme about what happens to your car finance agreement if you should die before it finishes.

Love Sport Radio – Top car buying tips

Nothing to do with football! Stuart shares his top car buying tips, and discusses diesel and depreciation, with Ed Bowsher on Love Sport Radio’s current affairs programme.

2017

BBC Radio 4 Money Box – Falling car values and how it affects your PCP

Stuart talks to Paul Lewis on BBC Radio 4’s Money Box programme about how rising new car prices and falling used car values may affect your PCP car finance deal.

Channel 4 Dispatches – PCP car finance

Stuart assists a Channel 4 investigation into dodgy car finance selling practices, offering advice and information about how PCP car finance works.

Informed Choice Radio - Demystifying car finance

Stuart joins Martin Bamford on an Informed Choice Radio podcast to explain the core principles of car finance and help listeners to understand what to expect when they take out a car finance agreement.

BBC Radio 4 Money Box – Car finance mis-selling?

Stuart talks to Paul Lewis on BBC Radio 4’s Money Box programme about the problems of car dealers mis-selling PCP car finance and shares tips on how to avoid being stitched up.

TRT World – Hydrogen fuel cell cars

Stuart appears on TRT World’s Insight programme, talking to Martin Stanford about the potential for hydrogen fuel cell cars to become economically viable with Dr Anna Ploszajski from UCL.

BBC Radio 4 You & Yours – PCP finance and used car values

Stuart talks to Winifred Robinson on BBC Radio 4’s You & Yours programme about MPs’ concerns on PCP car finance and used car values. Should we all be worried?

BBC Radio 4 Money Box – the Personal Contract Purchase

Stuart talks to Paul Lewis on BBC Radio 4’s Money Box programme about the pros and cons of buying a new car using PCP car finance, and what you need to look out for.

Share Radio – Highlights from the 2017 Geneva motor show

Stuart talks to Georgie Frost on Share Radio’s morning programme, discussing the highlights and big talking points of the 2017 Geneva motor show.

2016

Nationwide Building Society - Buying a car

Stuart shares his car buying advice with Nationwide building society. What to look out for, and the importance of understanding the different finance options available.

Classic Trader – Investing in classic cars

The classic car market is continuing to grow. Stuart writes for Classic Trader about the pros and cons of investing in a classic car.

2015

NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland - Buying a car

Stuart starred in a campaign for NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland on car finance. The programme consisted of four informational videos, a live Twitter Q&A and writing several advice articles for the NatWest and RBS websites.

Sky News – Electric cars – battery or hydrogen fuel cell?

Stuart appears on Sky News to talk about the differences between batteries and hydrogen fuel cells to power electric vehicles.

LV Car Insurance – An owner's guide to classic car investment

Owning a classic car definitely has its pros and cons. Stuart writes about his experiences with Big Red, his own 1973 Jaguar XJ6.

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Twin test: Volkswagen Up! vs. Kia Picanto

We’re testing out two key city car competitors, the Volkswagen Up! and the Kia Picanto, to see which one is the best urban runabout.

MPs urge faster ban of petrol and diesel cars

A ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans should be brought forward eight years to drive the take-up of electric vehicles, MPs have said.

Renault simplifies trim levels on Scenic and Koleos

Renault has restructured its line-up for the Scenic, Grand Scenic and Koleos models, with fewer choices but improved overall specifications.

Toyota Prius tops the poll in the Honest John Satisfaction Index 2018

(press release) It’s easy to claim that a car “ticks all the boxes,” but that’s exactly what the Toyota Prius has achieved.

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