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Zopa to help drivers cut down the cost of car ownership

Consumer loans provider Zopa, has launched a new car refinancing service to help drivers get a better deal on their cars.

New car registrations drive loan applications

With the new registration date fast approaching and car buyers on the lookout for the best deals, Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks’ lowest ever loan rates could help ease the financial pressure.

Zopa partners with Uber to finance new cars

Peer-to-peer lending pioneer Zopa has partnered with the world’s leading on-demand car service Uber to provide finance to its London based self-employed drivers.

Halifax puts customers in driving seat with Halifax Car Plan Extra - secured online car finance

Halifax becomes first bank to launch secured online car finance in the UK, Halifax Car Plan Extra, exclusively to eligible online banking customers.

Halifax offers extra to customers who buy their next car with a Clarity Loan

Marking the one year anniversary of the launch of the Halifax Clarity Loan, customers taking out a Halifax Clarity Loan to buy their next car will be given 12 free car washes, a free MOT and 20% off a service.

Car Loan 4U announces £8 million investment

Car Loan 4U announces £8 million investment

Car Loan 4U, leading online car finance specialist, has announced an £8 million investment from leading UK venture capital firm, Scottish Equity Partners (SEP). The investment will enable Car Loan 4U to accelerate its growth and build on its position as the UK market leader.

Used car finance growth in July

New figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show growth of 18% in the number of consumer used cars bought on finance in July, compared to July 2012.

Outstanding finance top risk for used car buyers

Outstanding finance top risk for used car buyers

Channel 5’s Cowboy Traders has put the spotlight on the risks of buying used cars, highlighting that outstanding finance is a key concern for buyers and sellers alike.

Car Loan 4U finance first Mia electric car in the UK

Car Loan 4U finance first Mia electric car in the UK

Car Loan 4U, the online car finance specialist, have financed their first electric car, with customer James Quirke becoming the first person in the UK to take ownership of a Mia.

Great deals drive an extra £2bn of new car finance

The number of new cars bought on finance continues to grow strongly, largely due to the good deals offered by lenders in car showrooms.

If your car finance deal is not paid off in full, the car is not yours to sell

The latest quarterly figures from the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) on motor finance fraud show that the most common and growing type of fraud is conversion - where the customer sells the car on even though it is owned by a lender and has outstanding finance.

DVLA and FLA agree vehicle recovery scheme for financed cars

The Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency (DVLA) and the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) have launched a vehicle recovery scheme.

First party fraud' on the increase as overall motor finance fraud falls

‘First-party fraud', including 'fronting', was the most common type of motor finance fraud in the second quarter of 2012, according to the latest statistics from the Finance & Leasing Association.

Petrol perk for car loan customers

Halifax has announced that customers who take out personal loan to buy a car will receive £100 towards the cost of petrol.

Cutting the cost of new car finance

New car registrations come into force on 1 September 2012, and one of the most popular ways to finance new cars is via a personal loan.