Almost a third of car buyers who purchase their vehicle outright have left themselves short of cash after committing too much of their savings, an AA Populus survey has found.
The AA is to launch an app which it says has already helped predict and prevent breakdowns for thousands of car drivers across the UK into the business sector.
A specially-commissioned AA Populus poll of 10,293 drivers has revealed that 35% of motorists expect to own an EV within the next ten years – with younger drivers leading the change.
The AA has bought the used car classifieds website VCARS, four years since they formed a partnership which led to the AA Cars brand.
A study conducted by the AA has suggested that drivers aged 18 to 24 are more likely to adopt EV technology – harbouring fewer concerns about range and cost than older motorists.
AA executive chairman Bob Mackenzie has been fired for "gross misconduct” amid falling share prices at the roadside assistance and vehicle warranty specialist.
The AA Trust is launching the first ever free of charge EV driving course in collaboration with Chargemaster.
The AA Garage Guide has announced that it is “poised to meet growing demand” following the recent period of accelerating business growth.
A survey of 18,000 drivers from the AA has revealed that 14% of second-hand buyers prioritise trust over price.
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Car insurance premiums are continuing to rise, with the AA’s ‘shoparound’* quoted premium up 3.7% in the three months to the end of September.
Not everyone has the same view of what’s attractive, particularly with second-hand cars. Beauty is in the eye of the seller and there can be a tendency to embellish.
Next April see the introduction of a completely re-imagined tax system for new cars, replacing the current format which sees the tax paid on a vehicle determined by its CO2 emissions.
Customers of AA Warranties have received reassurance that their policies still hold water after the schemes’ Gilbraltar-based underwriters fell into liquidation.
Car buyers are concerned the Brexit result will push up the price of fuel and insurance, according to an AA poll.
The AA is to sell its Irish business to two investment funds.
Motorists are likely to see higher prices at the fuel pumps in the coming weeks, due to the fall in the value of the pound.
AA Inspection Services has teamed up with AutosOnShow to deliver an “intuitive and easy” solution to providing inspection reports to its clients.
Evans Halshaw Ford Hull is set to open as a FordStore site next week, following a “huge investment” designed to enhance customer experience.
Automotive Management Live: Where franchised and independent dealers will find everything they need to know about operating a modern showroom and service and repair facility fit for the digital age.
When: November 7 2019
Where: Birmingham NEC
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