The supply of used diesel cars is dwindling in parts of the UK, with market share falling by as much as 40% in a year in some areas, analysis by AA Cars.
Sales of new diesel and petrol cars will be banned from 2030, and some drivers have already begun shifting to greener vehicles while the introduction of Clean Air Zones and higher taxes on the most polluting models have steadily made diesels more expensive to run. In response, sales of new diesels nearly halved between 2020 and 2021.
SsangYong Motors UK has partnered with leading automotive aftersales partner, EMaC, to provide its consumers with pay monthly vehicle service plans for both new and used vehicles.
Designed to give consumers financial certainty, as well as flexibility and convenience, SsangYong service plans are available from as little as £10.99 per month.
Predicted levels of van theft could double to 20,000 in the next decade – after seeing an 81% increase from 2015 to 2019, according to Comparthemarket.com .
Owners can better protect their vehicles if they are locked, security marked and have a tracking device, don’t hold valuables overnight, are thoughtfully parked with doors backed up to a wall and ensure the vehicle is correctly described and covered by insurance.
A quarter of drivers give their vehicles a name, said GoCompare car insurance.
Betty, Baby and Nellie are most popular and female name are more popular.
Individuals and insurers are being advised to challenge councils and contractors working for National Highways to disclose repair and maintenance costs after incident claims.
Specialists at Claims Management and Adjusting have won a long campaign to get the true costs revealed and their difference between what authorities pay for repairs and motorists and insurers are charged after an incident.