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Arriving in Spring 2015, the Vauxhall VIVA is making a come-back

Arriving in Spring 2015, the VIVA will be the latest addition to Vauxhall’s small car range joining the fashionable ADAM and the popular Corsa supermini. Design With a name that pays homage to Vauxhall’s original Viva made from 1963 to 1979, the all-new VIVA shares the original’s philosophy of clean lines, durability and practicality.  It […]

Goodbye round paper tax discs

MyCarCheck.com, the UK’s No.1 consumer vehicle data provider, has commissioned cartoonist Wil to highlight the imminent abolition of tax discs and the implications for used car buyers and sellers.   From 1 October 2014, motorists won’t need to display a round paper tax disc in their windscreens. They will still have to pay vehicle excise […]

21.69 Per Cent of secondhand cars have adverse history

To celebrate being on Facebook for two years, attracting over 11,500 likes, MyCarCheck, the UK’s No.1 consumer vehicle data provider, has published new statistics on used car buying risks. It has also commissioned cartoonist Wil Walker to highlight the issues in a series of Reg Plate sketches. –    The percentage of checks showing at least […]

What Makes The Biggest Difference When Selling Your Car?

Even the trustiest vehicles reach a point at which they have to be moved on and some details could make all the difference when you sell your car.

The number of car dealers with forecourts of more than 50 cars has risen by almost 30 percent in the last year

The number of car dealers with forecourts of more than 50 cars has risen by almost 30 percent in the last year. Latest stats from Auto Trader,  show the number increasing from 1,367 to 1,773 in the year to September 2014. Over the same period, the number of dealers with fewer than 21 cars fell […]

Arriving in Spring 2015, the Vauxhall VIVA is making a come-back

Arriving in Spring 2015, the VIVA will be the latest addition to Vauxhall’s small car range joining the fashionable ADAM and the popular Corsa supermini. Design With a name that pays homage to Vauxhall’s original Viva made from 1963 to 1979, the all-new VIVA shares the original’s philosophy of clean lines, durability and practicality.  It […]

First-ever petrol version of the Polo BlueMotion

The greenest petrol engine in the range is powered by a 1.0-litre BlueMotion TSI petrol unit.  It emits 94 g/km of CO2 and returns 68.9 mpg on the combined cycle. Delivering 95 PS between 5,000 and 5,500 rpm the new three-cylinder engine is mated to a five-speed manual gearbox.  The Polo BlueMotion has a maximum torque […]

Scam facing car buyers

Are you looking to buy now? If you answer yes to any of the following questions, beware and investigate further; ·         Is the vehicle being offered for sale as a UK vehicle but is in Spain, say? YES/NO ·         Are there requests to transfer monies to a holding account? YES/NO ·         Is there an indication […]

Goodbye round paper tax discs

MyCarCheck.com, the UK’s No.1 consumer vehicle data provider, has commissioned cartoonist Wil to highlight the imminent abolition of tax discs and the implications for used car buyers and sellers.   From 1 October 2014, motorists won’t need to display a round paper tax disc in their windscreens. They will still have to pay vehicle excise […]

45 per cent of drivers would buy a car simply because they wanted to be able to ‘drive something new or different’

New research amongst British motorists has revealed that despite recent rising inflation and slower wage growth, 45 per cent would buy a car simply because they wanted to be able to ‘drive something new or different’.The results are part of a survey conducted by Experian, the global information services company, among more than 1000 UK […]

45 per cent of drivers would buy a car simply because they wanted to be able to ‘drive something new or different’

New research amongst British motorists has revealed that despite recent rising inflation and slower wage growth, 45 per cent would buy a car simply because they wanted to be able to ‘drive something new or different’.The results are part of a survey conducted by Experian, the global information services company, among more than 1000 UK […]

Disco, Mazda6 & Mk5 Golf praised as convertible values slump

My Car Check- the UK’s No.1 consumer vehicle data provider – has saved millions of people from making an expensive used car mistake. In these monthly bulletins its used car experts reveal significant trends in the UK market and suggest three wise buys. Highly desirable: Land Rover Discovery Safe bet: Mazda 6 Used star: Mk 5 […]

21.69 Per Cent of secondhand cars have adverse history

To celebrate being on Facebook for two years, attracting over 11,500 likes, MyCarCheck, the UK’s No.1 consumer vehicle data provider, has published new statistics on used car buying risks. It has also commissioned cartoonist Wil Walker to highlight the issues in a series of Reg Plate sketches. –    The percentage of checks showing at least […]