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83% of motorists against purchasing a new vehicle 0

One man’s trash is another’s treasure as they say, and that couldn’t be more the case than in today’s automotive industry. The cost of purchasing a brand new car from the showroom has proliferated in pace with the need to have electric, renewable, smart and even autonomous vehicles – now, more people than ever before(…)

Is the UK’s car finance market heading for a mis-selling scandal? 0

Thousands of British drivers may have been mis-sold loans to purchase their vehicles, causing them to pay inflated prices for their cars. The UK’s car finance industry is worth £40 billion and may well be heading towards a ‘mis-selling’ scandal if it’s ruled that drivers have not been made fully aware of the terms, reports(…)

More people than ever before favour car finance over ownership 0

Motorists are now favouring car financing over ownership in the wake of new tax legislation and Brexit negotiations. A new study by Servicing Stop has found that while just 18% of people currently finance their cars, more than one third of motorists said they are more likely to finance their cars next time rather than(…)

London Parking Tips 0

One of the worst aspects of being a motorist in London is the horrors involved with parking. If you’re in any way unfamiliar with the city, the entire experience can be an overwhelming nightmare. It’s not impossible to find a space, but they will always be a highly prized commodity. Here are some tips to(…)

A third of motorists lie to get cheaper car insurance 0

The study, commissioned by Servicing Stop, found that 33% of motorists will lie to get cheaper car insurance and a further 11% will drive without a valid MOT to save money. Another 7% would happily go without insurance altogether if it meant saving a few pennies. The survey asked motorists how they plan to save(…)

Winter is over – Time to spring clean your car! 0

Giving your car the spring clean it deserves takes more than a bucket of soapy water and a sponge. So, how can you go the extra miles and have your car looking like it’s just rolled out of the showroom? Here are a few tips: Don’t clean in extreme heat or direct sunlight. In fairness,(…)

A third of motorists lie to get cheaper car insurance 0

At Servicing Stop, we’re always keeping our eye on interesting developments from the motoring world, and a new survey we’ve commissioned has revealed some truly staggering results. For the survey*, we asked over a thousand motorists questions relating to car maintenance and running costs. The answers we received turned out to be extremely interesting; and(…)

Parking prangs increase by 35% average length of cars grows 0

The steady increase in the amount of cars that are too big for conventional parking bays has led to a huge spike in the amount of minor parking prangs over the past two years, a report has revealed. A 35% increase in bumps, has been fuelled by the increasing amount of drivers purchasing ‘Chelsea tractors’(…)

Young drivers forced off road by cost of motoring 0

New research has revealed that many young drivers are being forced off the road by the spiralling cost of driving in the UK.  An estimated 4.5 million motorists haven’t been behind the wheel of a car for over a year, with a third of these blaming the cost. One million say they have not driven(…)

UK local councils losing millions of pounds in parking revenues 0

In a study conducted by YourParkingSpace, it’s claimed that councils who fail to sell all of their available parking permits are losing up to £50 million that would otherwise be spent on community projects. The company, that allows private driveway and garage owners to rent out their unavailable space during the day, has put forward(…)