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Do you know your second-hand car's history? Beware logbook loans

23 June 2014

If you're looking to buy a second-hand car, you may be at risk of unwittingly inheriting debts from the previous owner

Government to ban CCTV parking 'spy cars'

23 June 2014

The Government is clamping down on trigger-happy parking wardens and banning CCTV 'spy cars'

Car insurance: Competition watchdog wants courtesy car charge cap

12 June 2014

The competition watchdog wants to cap the cost of insurers providing courtesy cars in a bid to reduce motor premiums

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Older News Stories

23 October 2013

Petrol prices: New road signs will compare service station costs

Signs on motorways will compare petrol prices at different service stations, the Government says

9 July 2013

FCA to study add-on insurance policies, including extended warranties

The Financial Conduct Authority is reviewing the sale of add-on insurance for items such as cars, TVs and phones

14 June 2013

Driving licence warning: Keep it up to date or face £1,000 fine

Motorists face fines of up to £1,000 for out-of-date information on their driving licence – so check yours now

14 March 2013

Used car dealers draw biggest complaints

Citizens Advice received 45,000 complaints about used cars bought from independent dealers in the year to Feb

21 February 2013

Most motorists beat the cowboys to win parking ticket appeals

55% of private parking ticket appeals made to Popla since last October were upheld in favour of the motorist

15 February 2013

Petrol price rockets 5p/litre in a month

The average petrol price is now 137.08p a litre compared with 132.01p in the second week of January, says the AA

31 October 2012

Buyers knock £900 off car prices

Successful bartering has helped cut an average of £939 off the price of a car for buyers, says a survey by Auto Trader

1 October 2012

Private parking ticket appeals service launches

A new appeals service for complaints about private parking charges in England and Wales is launched today

28 September 2012

Car insurance industry faces competition probe

The Office of Fair Trading has referred the car insurance industry to the Competition Commission to investigate

21 September 2012

Households ripped off by £430 each year, report says

Every household is being ripped off to the tune of £430 a year by financial firms, according to a new study

20 July 2012

NCP punishes Londoners with Olympics car park price hike

Motorists who use NCP car parks in London face price rises, after the firm massively upped tariffs this week

25 May 2012

Councils issue more parking fines, one every 4.6 seconds

Local councils handed out an increased number of parking tickets last year despite cutting back on traffic wardens

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