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Record number of women car owners

MINI Convertible

The number of cars registered to women has surged by more than a fifth (21%) since 2007, according to new research. Females now own more than a third (11.8m) of the 34.7 million cars on UK roads. New Motorparc data released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) …

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Kia and Volvo top brand dependability league

Kia and Volvo collage

The 2017 JD Power UK Vehicle Dependability Study has revealed that Kia and Volvo are the most dependable brands in the UK, with the fewest problems experienced by owners. Each brand was given a PP100 (Problems Per 100 vehicles) score, with Kia and Volvo on 83, Skoda 89 and Suzuki …

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Jaguar XF – a consumer car champion

Jaguar XF

The acclaimed Jaguar XF has been voted Auto Trader ‘New Car of the Year’. It’s the XF’s ninth major UK award and comes in the same week that the new XF Sportbrake was unveiled. Ditching the traditional ‘expert panel of judges’ and replacing them with 10,000 genuine car owners, the …

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Cars on UK Roads Getting Older

Department of Transport figures recently released for 2009 showed that the average age of UK cars was 7.1 years, which compared to 6.6 years back in 2003. This all points to the economic down turn leading to people keeping their cars for long. Research also revealed around 48% of older …

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