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Motor Trade Insurance & Younger Drivers

Young drivers and their employers often find it harder to find affordable motor trade insurance as they are considered a higher risk by insurance companies. However, ChoiceQuote currently have insurance available for motor traders under the age of 25, so there are still ways to find effective cover without overpaying. When it comes to motor Read the full article…

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Planning Ahead: Best Cars to Buy and Sell in 2019

As every motor trader knows, there are cars that just sell fast. These cars are consistently top of the list when it comes to sales data. The Ford Fiesta, the Ford Focus and of course the Vauxhall Corsa consistently top the lists. The trend towards smaller “city” cars that use less fuel and have lower Read the full article…

Potholes – The Great Scourge of British Roads

Motorists, traders and insurers are paying out millions in repair costs due to the poor standard of UK roads. The widespread problem of potholes has caused frustration and anger among many British drivers and motor traders. But what’s the solution? Potholes have been a recurring problem of Britain’s roads for many years. However, with tighter Read the full article…

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How have the New MOT Rules Affected the Motor Trade Business?

New MOT rules were introduced in May 2018 to improve vehicle technology and maintenance across Europe. However, there is still confusion among drivers and garages alike. With potentially higher costs and more rigorous assessments, are you confident your team of mechanics have all the facts? Back in May 2018, the UK implemented a set of Read the full article…

Diesel Emissions

What’s the controversy with diesel cars?

Recently, diesel car sales have been falling considerably. There are several reasons for this – the motor trade has been affected considerably with scares around resale values and emission regulations with MOTs, making people more reluctant than ever before to purchase a diesel vehicle. So why did diesel rise? Diesel vehicles are generally more fuel Read the full article…

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Is it the End of the Road for Petrol and Diesel Cars?

Consumers are showing increasing interest in alternative-powered vehicles (APVs), with growing hesitancy towards traditional combustion-powered cars. But where is all this leading? With a trend towards electric across Europe, could this potentially be the end of the road for petrol and diesel cars? Is the motor trade industry as we know it disappearing? With the Read the full article…