OSV Learning Centre for Vehicle Leasing and Buying

Everything you need to know and everything you didn't...

Dealer vs car broker – what’s the difference?

What's the difference between a car dealership and a car broker?
Dealer vs Broker
So, which one is better when it comes to getting you the best deal on a new vehicle? A broker or a dealership? In this article we look at the pros and cons of both and help you to decide which one is the best route for you.
Should I lease a new or used vehicle?
If you're thinking about getting a new car and wondering whether a new lease or a used one will be better for you, we have put together this article that highlights the differences between leasing new and used and which is going to be better for your bank balance in the long run.

Car leasing for students

Your essential guide to student car leasing
If you're a student thinking about getting a new vehicle before you head off to university, then it's definitely worth considering leasing rather than buying. However, there are things you need to know before you make a commitment. Find out more in this article.
Can I get a business car lease with bad credit?
Business car leasing is extremely popular and has become a very attractive and viable option for many businesses. You may be concerned because you have bad credit. In this article we go through the pros and cons of business leasing and also look at alternatives for those who have poor credit.

The motoring industry: What’s happening during the Covid-19 pandemic?

We look at everything that's happening in the motoring industry during the 2020 global pandemic
The motoring industry: what's happening?
Things are in upheaval right now across almost every industry. If you have a car on order, or are looking for a new vehicle, you'll likely want to know what's happening in the motoring industry. In this article we have the rundown of the current state of affairs.

Can I extend my car lease?

Want to know if your lease car experience can be extended? This article explores in what circumstances this is possible
How do I extend my car lease?
If you're approaching the end of your current lease contract, you may be wondering 'can my lease be extended?' You're not alone. Many people find that there is a period between one contract ending and another starting, and they don't want to be without a car. Or, perhaps they're just not ready to part ways with their trusty four wheels just yet. Whatever the reasons, there are certain ways to extend the lease contract on a car.
Press release
We're currently experiencing incredibly difficult times in the UK (and around the world) so when we're able to make a difference, at OSV we work our hardest to help those who are on the front line.

The current global situation – What’s going to happen to my vehicle order?

If you have any questions about what's happening with your vehicle order at the current time
The current global situation - what's going to happen to my vehicle order?
If you've got a car on order and you've already been informed about delays to your delivery it's going to be frustrating. We've put together an article explaining what's happening behind the scenes and offering a few suggestions for solutions if your lease is about to end and you need a vehicle quickly.

The motoring industry and the current global situation

How the supply chain is being affected
The motoring industry and the current global situation
The Covid-19 crisis has affected every single country in the world. While some are well on the road to recovery, others are still in lockdown. So, what does this mean if you're looking for a new car? With many factories closed it can be ifficult. We're here to answer your questions.
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