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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’(…)

Posh car capital of the UK revealed as Ely 0

A new study has revealed the startling difference between the values of cars up for sale; depending on what region of the UK you happen to be in. The study, conducted by Wizzle.co.uk – a consumer car selling service – has found Ely in Cambridgeshire, to be the posh capital of UK motoring. Rhondda meanwhile,(…)

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(…)

Second Hand Cars and the U.K. Economy 0

So no one trusts the economy right? Always up, down, left and right. We are always told about inflation and GDP and the deficit. These terms are always chucked at us via the news but, what does it actually mean in the world of cars? Well there are multiple effects that the economy has. From(…)

The UK plug-in grant extended until March 2018 0

There is good news and bad news if you were planning to buy an EV or PHEV using the Government’s money off scheme. The good news is that the grant has been extended until March 2018. The bad news is that the amount of money you’re entitled to is decreasing and, in some cases, is(…)

Sales of EVs soar as the £5,000 Government grant is replaced 1

The government’s electric vehicle car grant is set to end later this year and will be replaced in 2016 by a new tiered system based on emissions. The grant, which was introduced in 2011, currently offers low emission car and van buyers £5,000 or £8,000 off respectively. The scheme was set to run until 50,000(…)

Summer discount sale 37% off all service prices 0

Dear Customers, Summer discount sale 37% off all service prices. MOT’s only £19 with a service, or £24 without, with free collection and delivery. Don’t miss out…BOOK NOW! http://goo.gl/Y8IXHE

Your last chance to get 30% off your car service with Servicing Stop 0

Servicing Stop’s massive sale is coming to an end, with 30% off on car services for all makes and models. Following the major success of the company’s Black Friday and Winter Sales, the generous discount is now being offered to those who haven’t had the chance to snap up the deal. The company have been(…)