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Warranty Direct launches breakdown service

Leading automotive insurer, Warranty Direct, is now on hand to assist motorists stranded at the roadside, after launching a new breakdown recovery product.

The £400 cost of winter motoring

Motorists could be hit by an unwanted repair bill of £408 this winter, as the UK’s freezing weather makes some car parts a whopping 283% more likely to fail.

Online warranty helps smart owners stay protected

Mercedes-Benz UK Ltd has further enhanced its relationship with Mondial Assistance UK by including its smart vehicle customers in its online warranty service, giving them reassurance of continued quality warranty cover.

The car parts most likely to wear out

The top 10 car parts most likely to fail due to simple wear and tear have been revealed by specialist insurer, Warranty Direct.

Garage labour rates climb to record high

The cost of getting a mechanic to fix your car is on the rise again, according to the annual Warranty Direct Labour Rates Survey.

A lesson in reliability

A lesson in reliability

As tens of thousands of new students leave home and head for university this month, Warranty Direct reveals that the best car to pack them off in, for the student-sized budget of under £3000, is the Honda Jazz.

Growth in high mileage warranty sales in 2010

Analysis of Mondial Assistance UK’s January to June warranty sales figures for one of its manufacturer clients, reveals a 75% growth in the number of cars in the over 60,000 miles bracket being covered by warranty, compared to the same period in 2008.

Ease your way back in to the school run

As summer draws to a close and parents frantically purchase new school uniforms, shoes and stationery for the start of the autumn term, the return of the school run lurks at the back of many minds.

Vauxhall’s Lifetime revealed to millions next week

Vauxhall’s Lifetime revealed to millions next week

Hot on the heels of Vauxhall’s announcement last week that it is to provide a lifetime warranty on all its new cars, the Luton company is planning to capitalise on the news with a primetime TV ad which will air for the first time on Monday, August 16.

Vauxhall offer lifetime warranty on all new cars

In an unprecedented industry move, Vauxhall is introducing a lifetime warranty on all its new cars with immediate effect, providing the potential of comprehensive coverage throughout each vehicle’s life.

Honda tops used car reliability study

If you want a reliable used car, buy Japanese – that’s the message from What Car? and automotive insurance expert, Warranty Direct, as they reveal the findings from their annual car reliability study.

Warranty Direct goes all exotic on cover

Warranty Direct goes all exotic on cover

Leading automotive warranty provider, Warranty Direct, has extended its mechanical failure insurance to cover high-end prestige and performance cars.

Porsche offers two-year warranty on Approved Used cars

Porsche offers two-year warranty on Approved Used cars

Porsche is boosting customer peace of mind by extending the warranty on its Approved Used cars to two years from June 1.

Toyota offers five-year warranty as standard

Toyota’s reputation for superior quality is well-established among its customers, a fact that supported the smooth progress of its recent recall campaign and sustained healthy sales figures.

Five-year warranty and three years’ free servicing from Chevrolet

Customers who want extra peace of mind when choosing a new car can now benefit from an extended five-year warranty and three years’ free servicing, thanks to a new package from Chevrolet designed to deliver the ultimate in peace of mind.