Author Archive: Matt Measor

Author Archives for Matt Measor

About Matt Measor

Matt enjoys: Family time, fishing and football.

Matt is known for being the joker around the office, but he also takes his job seriously. He's got a knack for knowing the best ways to get people approved on credit and works directly with OSV's key accounts across the UK.

A brief history of Mercedes-Benz: From the W15 to the Smart car

We take a look at the history of the world's oldest continuously manufactured marque...
A Brief History of Mercedes-Benz
Alternately referred to as Benz, Mercedes or Merc, Mercedes-Benz is about as much of a household name as is possible within the automotive industry. The mere mention of Mercedes conjures far more than just cars. Such brand recognition and identity – arguably associated as much with reliability as it is with luxury – is not easily earned. However, as the world’s oldest continuously manufactured marque, Mercedes has had a lot of time to establish its reputation. We take a look at the rich history of Mercedes-Benz. Mercedes’ beginnings stretch back to 1886 and the invention of the internal combustion vehicle. This occurred in two separate, independent locations in Southwestern Germany only 60 miles apart. Karl Benz produced a petrol-powered car (a 3-wheeler) and Gottlieb Daimler, together with Wilhelm Maybach, produced a petrol-powered converted stagecoach. Both parties were unaware of each other’s work...

What are the best vans to lease?

Looking to lease a new van? Here are our favourites...
Best vans to lease
If you’re looking for a new van, you might want to consider leasing it. You get a brand new vehicle, it tends to be cheaper than buying and you can change your van every few years. It’s a very valid option. But which ones are the best? We look at the best lease contracts, the best van to lease, and what you should consider before leasing a van. There are some lease contracts that you can choose from, and which one is best for you will depend on your situation...

When should I upgrade my car?

How to tell if you should upgrade your car
when should I upgrade my car
You’ve had your car for a while now, and you’re starting to think of upgrading it. There are some things that you should think about first.For example;When are you going to sell it? Where are you going to sell the car? Are you going to part-exchange? How much are you going to try and sell it for?Luckily, we have written this article helping you to answer all the questions I’ve just listed above. We advise people on upgrading their cars every single day. So we know exactly what things you are going to have to consider before you decide to upgrade...

Will leasing affect my credit score?

Does Leasing A Car Affect My Credit Rating?
will leasing affect my credit score
Anything to do with repayment finance can and will affect your credit score. However, this doesn’t have to be a negative thing.Leasing a car can actually be a really good way of improving your credit score. But it should be noted that improving your credit score can take time, and leasing a car can negatively impact your credit score before it can improve it. However, as long as you can demonstrate to lenders that you can handle your lease payments responsibly, your lease should reflect well in your credit report. We understand that credit score is really important and it’s something we get asked about a lot. That’s why we put together an article explaining exactly how leasing a car will affect your credit score.

What are the risks involved when buying from a vehicle broker?

Are there any risks involved when I buy from a vehicle broker?
One of the most important decisions when buying a car is who you’re going to buy it through. You might be considering a broker, or perhaps going through a dealership. Either way, it’s worth knowing the risks involved with these options. While buying from a vehicle broker should be a stress-free experience, there are some things you should be aware of. In this article we'll be talking about some of the risks involved with buying through a vehicle broker, and how you can reduce or eliminate those risks. One of the risks involved with going through a vehicle broker is that they might not be reputable. To ensure that your vehicle broker is reputable, you should...
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