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Why are German cars considered so reliable

28/02/2014 12:06:02

From the moment that the prospect of buying a first car crosses each individual’s mind, we’re reminded of the message that our grandfathers and the media have drummed into us ever since we were playing with toy cars: if you want a reliable vehicle, go German. That’s right – we’re never told to support what’s ...

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Renault told to end electric battery approach

05/04/2013 14:00:01
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Renault has been urged to "give some great electric cars a real chance" in the all-important fleet market. Independent automotive information experts CAP, who made the call, recently reiterated its decision not to forecast used values for Renault electric vehicles until the battery is included, rather than leased separately. It took particula ...

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Fleets seek reliability in their vans

02/04/2013 14:00:00
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Fleet managers are making reliability their number one priority when assessing their next new van purchases, according to new research. The first edition of Company Van Trends, a quarterly research report carried out for GE Capital's fleet services division, questioned some 250 fleets, all running light commercial vehicles (LCV). The businesses ...

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New app records accident details on mobiles

23/01/2013 14:00:00
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Scrambling around for a pen and paper to record important details is the last thing most motorists want to be doing in the wake of a road accident. But a new app has now been developed to help drivers record and keep the crucial evidence using their mobile phone. Available for Android and Apple devices, the Crash Mate app logs the user's prec ...

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Nearly new van prices hold strong

10/12/2012 17:00:01
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The prices of almost new vans showed a steady rise last month, even though the van industry as a whole has contracted by 4.4% Almost new prices increased by over 6.5% last month against October. Prices have gone up by over 32% since August, the newest Pulse report from British Car Auctions (BCA) has revealed. Strong interest and low availabil ...

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Clients happy with Motor Codes garages

27/11/2012 17:00:00
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The automotive industry standards body Motor Codes has released a positive annual report on customer satisfaction with service centres and car dealers throughout the UK Motor Codes conducted a total of 25,000 surveys throughout 2012. Of the total, 20,500 were completed by customers frequenting garages affiliated with Motor Codes. Another 4,500 ...

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4x4 market set to see value hike

23/11/2012 17:00:01
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Industry experts are suggesting now is the time to sell your 4x4, if you were considering doing so, as the value of the rugged-terrain friendly vehicles rose by 16% in October. Long-range weather forecasts are predicting some tough driving conditions to come, and vehicle auction company, British Car Auctions (BCA) believe that prices may contin ...

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