The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined automotive finance provider Moneybarn £2.77 million for failing to treat "vulnerable" customers fairly when they fell behind with loan repayments while in financial difficulties.
Magistrates ordered a used car dealer to pay £5,000 in compensation and fines after after hearing how he sold unroadworthy vehicles and refused customer refunds.
Morecombe-based Ford dealer Pye Motors has been fined £120,000 for safety breaches after a technician was dragged under a van, suffering multiple injuries.
A car dealer has been fined £2,000 after selling an unroadworthy Hyundai which he had described in an advertisement as “fabulous”.
Magistrates fined a used car dealer £9,700 after he offered vehicles for sale with an array of faults including illegal tyres and corroded components.
Neath bodyshop DM Accident Repair Centre has been fined £20,000 after it failed to comply with an improvement notice issued by the Health and Safety Executive.
Chesterfield bodyshop owner Christopher Hutton has been fined £4,000 by the Health and Safety Executive over breaches at the Auto Bodyworks and Wheel Clinic.
A firm has been fined £159,300 by the Financial Conduct Authority for failures relating to its sale of commercial vehicle add-on insurance products.
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When: November 12 2020
Where: Birmingham NEC
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