The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ordered Servicing Stop to clarify adverts which “misleadingly imply savings” of up to 70% over car maintenance at franchised car retail points.
Amid news of a 10% UK showroom sales decrease since 2010, a Servicing Stop survey has revealed 64% of motorists are likely to buy their new or used car online.
Motorists expect to continue using their local independent garage for servicing when they switch to electric cars, a new survey has found.
A new survey by Servicing Stop has revealed that 70% of UK motorists would prefer to visit an independent garage than a main dealer to meet their car's maintenance needs.
Servicing Stop has launched a new app that aims to heighten transparency during the servicing and delivery process.
Servicing Stop has hit back at what it sees as a continuation of big brand garages monopolising the market and called on independents to raise their standards.
New survey results have shown that 42% of motorists would buy a hydrogen car over electric.
By Oly Richmond chief executive of Servicing Stop
Most motorists would buy a second hand car rather than pay more for a new car if post-Brexit trade tariffs mean a rise in prices.
A study has revealed that motorists think autonomous cars could be on sale by 2022.
Research has revealed that while 32% would consider buying a self-driving car, 72% of motorists would not feel comfortable being driven to hospital in an autonomous ambulance.
Audi cars are the most likely to pass an MoT first time, closely followed by BMW. Research by Servicing Stop reveals that 86% of Audi passed first time with BMW having an 86% success rate.
Motorists anticipate opportunities in free-trade, more British-made cars and better job prospects in a post-Brexit UK.
A majority of motorists (53%) would rather trade their car in for a model that can still be serviced by an independent garage, than pay more at a main dealer.
A survey has revealed 78% of drivers are not considering buying an electric vehicle in the near future.
The days of visiting a dealership to book a car service or MoT appear to be on the way out as research shows most motorists want to book online.
Car servicing has been revolutionised in the states with the help of a smart self-service kiosk.
Younger drivers are prepared to pay extra for the convenience of having their car collected and returned for servicing work.
Car servicing provider Servicing Stop has launched image and video verification to improve customer trust.
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 12 2020
Where: Birmingham NEC
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