Author Archive: Holly Martin

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About Holly Martin

Holly enjoys: Reading, music and spending time with friends.

Within a week of Holly starting work at OSV she became an indispensable part of the marketing team. She's very intuitive and gets on with the whole office effortlessly.

A list of the best electric vans available in the UK

Looking for a van that lowers your carbon footprint? We look at the top electric vans...
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An electric van might be a bit of an odd concept for some, but they are becoming increasingly popular. While electric cars are becoming ever popular, 100% electric vans are also becoming more appealing for business owners and employers alike. But, which ones are the best? In this article, we take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of an electric van, and which ones are the best...

Should you lease your next car?

Thinking about leasing your next car? Here are some things you should consider...
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Around 20% of all new car transactions are leases. Having the option to drive a brand new car every two or three years is very appealing to most people and with the amount of great deals available, leasing is become increasingly popular.But, should you lease your next car? Aside from the fact that you get a new car every few years, leasing does have its good qualities. However, it isn’t for everyone. At OSV, we help people decide if leasing is for them every day, and have done so for almost two decades. So in this article we will be looking at the pros and cons of leasing, and whether you can get a better deal if you lease your next car. There are lots of advantages to leasing a car such as...

Car travel tips

We give you some of our top travel tips...
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Going on a winter break? Maybe you desperately want to get away after the stress of Christmas and New Year. Or perhaps you want to celebrate the end of dry January in style by going away for a few days. Regardless of the reason, you are going away and you are going to take your car with you. Like people, pets and work, cars also have to go through preparation before you travel. If you don’t prepare your car then you could end up in all sorts of trouble. So in this article...

Who is in more accidents? Men or women?

We look to answer the age long debate...
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A few years ago, we reported that the IAM (Institute of Advanced Motorists) found that men are more likely to be involved in crashes because of bad driving habits than women. These bad habits included driving too fast and drink-driving. They found that men were nearly twice as likely to be involved in a collision due to being careless, reckless or in a hurry. They also found that men are more likely to crash because of poor behaviour or inexperience. However, that was a few years ago, so is this still the case? In this article, we settle the argument once and for all and give you some top tips to stay safe on the roads...
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Toyota are one of the largest car manufacturers in the world and are hugely popular. Known for their city cars and their hybrid car, the Prius, Toyota are a common sight on our British roads. Their affordability, practicality and great style means that they are popular for first time drivers and families alike. They are also hugely popular to lease. But which Toyota’s are the best to lease? In this article we look at the Top 5 Toyota lease deals on the market today, and the ones you might want to consider leasing through OSV...

Winter tyres explained: should I get winter tyres?

Everything you need to know about winter tyres...
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Christmas may be over, but that doesn’t mean that winter is. In fact, we’ve got quite a way before we get to summer again. And, the recent bad weather might have got you wondering whether you should invest in some winter tyres. So should you get winter tyres? In this article, we look at everything you need to know about winter tyres including the different types, how much they cost and whether they are something you should consider.

Infiniti Lease Deals: Top 5 Infiniti Cars

We look at the top Infiniti lease deals...
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There are so many lease deals out there that it can be overwhelming, and it can be difficult to know which ones are right for you and which ones aren’t. Infiniti haven’t been hugely popular in the UK in the past, but they are becoming increasingly popular recently, and we think that this rise in popularity will coincide with a rise in great lease deals to be had on the brand. So which deals are the best? We look at the top 5 Infiniti cars to lease, and talk a little bit about their reliability.

What are the best leasing options for you?

We look at the best leasing options for you...
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If you are in the market for a new car, you might be looking at a ‘monthly instalment’ plan. This is where you pay a monthly fee for a vehicle, and then depending which plan you go for depends on what happens at the end. You have a few options available to you. But, what are they? And what is the best option for you? In this article, we give you the lowdown on each leasing option, what it entails, and hopefully, help you decide which one is right for you.

Leasing A Vehicle: 4 Things You Need To Be Aware Of

We look at four things you should be aware of when leasing a car...
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If you are looking for a vehicle and you want to pay a fixed monthly cost that is lower than if you were to get a credit agreement or a hire purchase, then you might be considering leasing. Leasing is essentially where you have a car for a period of time while paying a monthly rate. Once that time is up then you hand the car back. You have to keep it in good condition and stick to a pre-agreed mileage (although this can be extended). Leasing is popular with those who like the idea of a brand new car every few years and those who don’t want to be tied down by owning a car...
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