Renault dealers have started today to provide a five-year warranty as standard on all its new cars registered from December 18.
With economic uncertainty expected to continue into 2020, dealers are being advised to adapt to changing used car buyer attitudes in order to stay ahead.
Volvo has issued a global recall for 507,000 vehicles fitted with a faulty engine component which catch fire in certain cases.
More than 2,800 consumers have complained to The Motor Ombudsman (TMO) in the last 2.5 years about warranty products they've been sold.
Used car buyers are increasingly choosing to buy longer warranties when buying cars from independent dealers, finds the RAC.
Volkswagen will provide an eight-year/100,000 mile warranty on the batteries in its new range of ID electric cars.
Supercar retailer Motorhub has been fined £53,567 by National Trading Standards following a series of second-hand vehicle sales that misled consumers in “reckless” fashion.
Three new car retailer signings have taken the RAC Dealer Network above the 1,400 member mark as it targets a 1,550-strong total by the end of 2019.
A YouGov survey commissioned by The Motor Ombudsman has revealed that 47% of car owners are unaware that they can extend the vehicle manufacturer’s warranty once it expires.
Risk management specialist Assurant expects to add 200 new members to the RAC Dealer Network in 2019, reaching a total of 1,550.
According to the RAC Dealer Network, warranty sales increased 13% by unit in 2018, marking the fifth consecutive year the network saw double digit growth.
Volvo car dealers will be called upon to resolve potential faults affecting over 30,000 vehicles after the Swedish brand issued a global recall for 219,000 cars amid fuel leak fears.
MotorEasy is targeting franchised car dealers with a new AutoTrust partnership bringing its machine-learning extended warranty platform for approved used car schemes to the UK.
The RAC Dealer Network has revealed that warranty sales by unit have increased by 11% in the third quarter of 2018 across its network of car retailers.
AutoProtect’s founding management partners have sold a 50% interest in the business to their joint-venture partners Correlation Investments Limited (CIL).
Korean brand SsangYong has boosted the terms of its new car warranty, taking it to seven years and 150,000 miles, the longest in the market.
Ford has agreed to refund car owners after a fault caused hurndreds of one-litre EcoBoost petrol engine failures just months issuing a recall of 15,000 1.6-litre versions of the turbocharged powerplant.
Nissan has announced an expansion of the scope of its two aftersales programmes for out-of-warranty vehicles by launching a new selection of remanufactured parts in a bid to improve service.
Warranty Assist has joined The Motor Ombudsman's Motor Industry Code of Practice for Vehicle Warranty Products in a bid to give car owners "added peace of mind".
All new Alfa Romeo Giulia, Stelvio and Giulietta models now come with a five-year warranty, three years of free servicing and five years of roadside assistance.
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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