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Wheeler dealers drive Which? to distraction

Car dealers are taking customers for a ride by not being clear about how much interest they’ll pay on a motor, says Which? Car.

Used car market shows motor finance growth

The latest motor finance market statistics published by the Finance & Leasing Association show growth in the used car market in February, as well as in the new car market.

9 out 10 car buyers did not use dealer finance

Analysis from the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) showed that consumer used car finance sales still remain slow, with 19% fewer cars sold on dealer finance in January than the same period last year.

Increase in people planning to buy cars

The latest figures from the Sainsbury's Finance Car Buying Index, which tracks the number of people planning to buy a car on a six-monthly basis, reveal a sharp increase in the number of people planning to buy a car in the six months to August this year.

Record breaking start to 2010 for ACF Car Finance

Record breaking start to 2010 for ACF Car Finance

January has seen the strongest ever start to a year for sub-prime car dealer ACF Car Finance Limited, who revealed that it has smashed two of its most significant records so early in the 2010 trading period.

Industry kite-mark to boost car buyer confidence

Industry kite-mark to boost car buyer confidence

Thousands of car buyers across the country can now be more confident when taking up motor finance, after one of the UK's largest motor dealer groups became recognised by a finance industry competence programme.

Honda helps customers make most of remaining scrappage cash

Honda helps customers make most of remaining scrappage cash

Honda has re-launched its popular 0% APR finance offer on Jazz to help customers make the most of the last month of the Scrappage Scheme.

December sees record rate of growth in dealer finance for new cars

Figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association show that the number of new cars bought by consumers using dealer finance in December 2009 grew by a record rate of 91% compared to December 2008.

More cars being bought but buyers spending less

Drivers seem to be a little more confident about car buying during 2010 than a year ago, but are planning to spend less, according to the latest Car Purchase Index (CPI) published by AA Financial Services.

Race to beat VAT rise leads to rise in forecourt finance

Motorists buying new cars in November bought 82% more cars using dealer finance than in the same month a year earlier, according to new statistics from the Finance & Leasing Association.

Suzuki offers low finance packages

Suzuki offers low finance packages

Suzuki is pleased to start 2010 with some great news on low finance packages and the best deal to date on a new Alto; now available on a PCP (Personal Contract Purchase) scheme for just £95 per month.

New look for UK car leasing website

Popular UK car leasing website has just been refreshed with a new look home page.

Plans to ban logbook loans

Consumer Minister Kevin Brennan has announced plans to ban the use of an outdated law used to sell high-cost loans.

Private car sales account for 40% of motor fraud

Almost 40% of motor finance fraud cases in Q3 2009 were committed by people selling cars which they did not own, according to new figures by the Finance and Leasing Association.

Car dealers embrace new finance standards

Almost 400 car dealerships have been recognised by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) – the industry body for the motor finance industry – as having improved standards and knowledge on car finance.