The Hyundai Upgrade Event, running throughout February, offers buyers some of the most significant savings ever seen across the Hyundai line-up.
Running in tandem with existing deposit contribution offers across the range, the Hyundai Upgrade event allows buyers additional savings of up to £3,000 on top of deposit contributions of up to £3,000 for selected models.
Bentley Motors has announced the company’s biggest-ever intake of trainees.
In spite of the impact of the COVID pandemic, in 2021 a total of 112 recruits will start their careers at Bentley headquarters in Crewe, in departments such as Engineering, Production, Marketing and Communications, Project Management, Human Resources and Health and Safety.
Battery problems were the most on-line searched for issues by drivers during lockdown, according to MotorEasy.
Warning lights coming on for a variety of issues were a category which caused the next highest searches and flat tyres were next.
LeasePlan UK says the majority (82%) of UK fleet managers are interested in having an EV fleet, but a third have stopped preparing for the government’s ban on ICE vehicles as they don’t have confidence in the deadline.
Half think the process of switching to EVs is very time-intensive, over a third are concerned about a lack of charging points nearby and three in ten are put off by the high price of electric vehicles.
Around nine million UK drivers or 28% of all drivers don’t know when they need to get their vehicle MoT tested says Total UK.
The majority of drivers also don’t know what the penalties are for failing to get their car’s MOT done on time when they may receive a fixed penalty fee of £1,000 and risk the vehicle being impounded, and those over 55 are most ignorant.
On-line sales of cars rose “considerably” in the last three months of 2020, according to the National Association of Motor Auctions.
In Q4 2020, there were 1,693,138 used car transactions recorded by dealers a dip of about 6%, but interest in petrol and diesel cars is still strong despite the increase in used electric cars.
Following a particularly strong year that demonstrated the ability of businesses to adapt and embrace click & collect, January’s decline indicates a degree of weariness in the marketplace, but dealers remain positive about 2021, said Paddy O’Connell, Head of the National Motorcycle Dealers Association.
MCIA’s latest statistics showed the overall Power-Two-Wheeler (PTW) market was down 36.7% in January, a total of 2,312 fewer units sold compared to the same period last year and the “weariness of the marketplace” may have contributed to the drop in motorcycle and scooter sales, respectively down -43.1% and -22.8%.