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2019

BBC Radio 4 You & Yours – Car dealer dramas

Stuart talks to Winifred Robinson on BBC Radio 4’s You & Yours programme about the changing face of car dealerships and the financial struggles many of them are having at the moment.

BBC News – The realities of the electric car market

Stuart appears on the BBC News Ask This programme, talking about the realities of living with an electric car and what needs to change to increase sales of EVs beyond the current 1% of market share.

BBC Radio 5 Live – Electric car noise rules

Stuart talks to Chris Warbuton about new regulations that require electric cars to make a noise at low speeds to alert pedestrians of their presence.

BBC News – Complaints about car finance

Following on from the Money Box programme, the BBC News website reports on the increasing number of consumers complaining about car finance practices.

BBC Radio 4 Money Box – Complaints about car finance

Stuart talks to Paul Lewis on BBC Radio 4’s Money Box programme about the increasing number of car finance complaints received by the Financial Ombudsman Service.

BBC Radio Nottingham – Electric car legislation

Stuart talks to Mark Dennison about a climate committee recommendation to bring forward the ban on purely petrol or diesel cars from 2040 to 2030.

BBC Radio London – The FCA's report on car finance behaviour

Stuart talks to Eddie Nestor about the Financial Conduct Authority’s report into the car finance sector, and what it means for car buyers.

BBC Radio Wales – State of the UK car industry

Stuart talks to Oliver Hides about the issues facing the UK car industry in 2019, and the latest round of job cuts announced by Jaguar Land Rover.

2018

Metro – Self-driving cars and car sex

Stuart talks to Jessica Lindsay about what the future of autonomous cars will mean for the average driver, and whether it will mean more car sex for everyone!

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.

Latest articles

How to understand a PCP car finance quote

Thousands of people look at a PCP car finance quote and are hopelessly confused by all the different numbers. Cut through the confusion with this guide.

British start-up to provide electric powertrains for classic cars

A new electric vehicle firm has set up shop in Silverstone, where it will build all-electric conversions of some of history’s most iconic classic cars.

Nissan Juke test drive

The second generation Nissan Juke is a big improvement on the original, but it also has to face a much tougher list of rivals this time around.

Fiat Panda

Despite its poor safety record, the Fiat Panda continues to receive mostly positive media reviews, although the scores have tended to decline over time.

Five-star safety for latest BMWs

The latest BMW 1 Series and 3 Series models have been awarded five-star safety ratings by Euro NCAP, while the Peugeot 208 and Jeep Cherokee scored four stars.

Ford breathes new life into S-Max and Galaxy models

Ford has announced a series of updates to its S-Max and Galaxy models, bolstering the appeal of the family-friendly seven-seaters.

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