Category Archives: Motor Trade Insurance

Everything Motor Traders need to know about Trade Plates – FAQs

As a motor trader every car you own will need a trade plate which is a temporary number plate for car dealers or manufacturers to use on their unlicensed cars. Trade plates save you time and money as instead of registering and taxing every vehicle you can buy a trade plate for cars temporarily in […]

Potential ban on Diesel cars in London

We previously wrote an article about the potential ban on diesel cars in London however now the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has launched a campaign to “challenge the increasing demonisation of diesel” vehicles. The SMMT promotes the new Euro 6 standards law which will be put into place in September throughout Europe. […]

Cars that keep their Value

When buying a car the amount you pay will never be the same as what you get back when it comes to selling it. The depreciation of a car can often be the highest cost associated with running it, meaning you end up losing a hefty amount of money. In this blog we have picked […]

Government Cracks Down on Rogue Traders | Motor Traders

Unfortunately, when some people think of the term ‘car trader’ an image enters their minds of a pushy salesman who tries to offload a sub-standard vehicle for an unfair price. The fact of the matter is that there are numerous car traders out there who work hard to provide their customers with the best price […]

Motor fleets concerned over new Dartford Crossing payment scheme

This month the Highways Agency is due to launch a new free-flow scheme at the Dartford Crossing which includes an electronic charging system that will do away with barriers and payment booths. However, the Agency has provided no official date for the opening of this system which is already weeks behind its initial launch date. […]

Used Car Market Events

Over the past few years the used car market has been booming as consumers have struggled to afford new vehicles due to the recession. However, this year the UK has officially started to move out of the recession which means consumers are feeling more confident about the economy and are therefore less stringent when it […]