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Expert reveals how to protect your personalised number plate in the event of a crash

The personalised number plate industry is now worth over £2 billion as more people try to differentiate their vehicles. A standard number plate contains seven digits; however, a custom one can include less. They are often used to create a word or phrase that is comedic or means something to the vehicle owner. Personalised number […]

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Undeclared car modifications responsible for highest number of rejected insurance claims

Undeclared car modifications are the primary cause of disallowed car insurance claims in the UK, according to new research by Forbes Advisor. This comes after research revealed that £47 million worth of claims were rejected in the second half of 2021. The price comparison and financial guidance website found that a sixth of drivers who

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Over a third of Brits are unaware of the dangers hot weather can cause to cars

With temperatures on the rise, a new report from Go.Compare Car Insurance has revealed that over a third of Brits don’t know the dangers hot weather can pose to their cars. From thinning engine oil to overheating brakes, hot weather can lead to numerous faults in cars. The insurance comparison site asked Brits if they

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UK new car market sees worst August in more than a decade for consumer sales

UK car sales data from August revealed worrying signs of decline after consumer demand dropped by 8% compared to the same month last year, says The Car Expert. The latest analysis of car sales data, released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), shows that sales were up 24% in August 2023

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Faulty brakes top list of common issues found in used cars, AA Cars’ inspectors report

AA Cars’ vehicle inspectors have revealed that faulty brakes are the problem most commonly found during expert assessments of used cars for sale. AA Cars’ impartial inspectors found that seven out of 10 used cars have at least one fault. To help buyers avoid making a costly mistake, they have also listed the problems they

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A car theft occurs every 79 seconds: Insurance expert reveals how to avoid bank holiday break-ins

New research has found that a vehicle break-in occurred every 79 seconds across the UK last year – meaning 1,112 had something stolen from their car every day. With 405,872 cases of vehicle thefts reported in the last year, many drivers will be targeted by thieves looking to take advantage of homes left vacant over

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Car expert explains ‘hidden’ meaning behind letters on number plates

Most people will be aware of the format of car registration plates – including numbers and letters – but may be surprised to know that it is not just a random combination afterall. It may be common knowledge that the numbers included on the plate refer to the year the vehicle was registered for the

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These are the used cars Brits are shopping for the most according to new Google data

A recent study has revealed the UK’s most searched-for used cars, with the Kia Sportage taking the crown. The study by car finance refund experts Undisclosed.co.uk evaluated the number of yearly searches for 145 models of used cars across 29 brands, to find which is searched for the most. This analysis reveals insights into the

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