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Driving Licence Categories Explained

Everything you need to know about driving licence categories...
When you get your driving licence, you can legally drive any car you like, on any public road. While this may be common knowledge, it is less common knowledge that your licence actually allows you to go further than that. You know those numbers and letters on the back of your licence? Those state what you can and cannot drive. Many ignore them or don’t even think about them because they only drive a car, but you might be curious as to what those categories mean.

What is the approval process of getting car finance?

Taking you through the process to obtain car finance
What is the approval process of getting car finance?
What is the approval process of getting car finance? Getting finance for your new car purchase can be a daunting prospect. Especially if you are unsure if you will be accepted. Take the worry out of getting approved. In this guide, we will take you through the entire process of getting approved for car finance.

Can a Car Lease be Transferable?

Everything you need to know about transferring your car lease...
Signing documentation
There might be a time when you want to transfer your car lease. Which means you will want to know whether you can transfer your car lease to someone else. There might be a time when you want to transfer your car lease. Which means you will want to know whether you can transfer your car lease to someone else. You can, but there are some things that you should know first. We don’t go through this process often but it has happened in the past. So, in this article, we are going to talk about whether you can transfer your car lease, and what you can do if you cannot transfer your car lease.

What am I liable for when leasing a car?

A complete guide to your liabilities when leasing a car
What am I liable for whean leasing a car
One of the most common questions we hear from first-time leasers is. What am I liable for when leasing a car? Leasing has a greater advantage over buying in this instance. This is because your liability for a lease car is limited. So what am I liable for when leasing a car? Well, let’s take you through your liabilities as the leasee.

Who do Volkswagen own?

We take a look at the Volkswagen family tree...
One of the most interesting things about the automotive industry is that pretty much every brand is connected in one way or another. It’s like six degrees of separation but for corporations instead. A lot of car manufacturers are very old, and therefore have had their fair share of ups and downs and many have been owned and sold by a variety of different other car manufacturers and groups so two seemingly unrelated car manufacturers could actually be very much related. One of the biggest players in the automotive industry is the Volkswagen Group. In 2017, it was the world’s second-largest automaker (Toyota was 1st) and has the largest market share in Europe. So, who do Volkswagen own? In this article, we’re going to look at the history of Volkswagen, who they own and how they acquired them.

Why is car finance so cheap? What costs are covered in a finance agreement?

Why are car finance deals so cheap and what has caused the low prices...
Why is car finance so cheap?
Why is car finance so cheap? In recent years we've seen a real influx in the volume of people wanting to purchase new cars. This is for a number of reasons. In this article, we'll take you through the secrets behind the cheap finance deals. Sometimes it's cheaper than second-hand!
Car Insurance Docs and Key
When you get a car, you have to get it insured. Sometimes when people are looking at their budget, they overlook the cost of insurance which can often take you up and over your budget. This is particularly true as it has been reported that the cost of car insurance has risen by £110 over the past year (2017). Every car model is put into an insurance group, which will determine how much it will cost you. What determines which group they are in depends on a variety of things. But, how do the insurance group’s work? In this article, we are going to look at the different groups, what cars you might find in those groups, and what determines which insurance group a car is in.
Handing over the keys to a car
Regardless, you are going to get a new car. However, before you get carried away with which car you are going to get next, you have to get rid of the car you have now. So how are you going to dispose of your old car? Are you going to trade it in, or sell it yourself? In this article, we look at the pros and cons of each and help you decide whether it is better to trade your car in or to sell it yourself.

Getting a car lease for my partner | Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions about getting a lease car for someone else.
Getting a car lease for my partner
What a grand gesture! Your partner is very lucky. Taking out a lease as a surprise for someone else is one of the most generous and exciting gifts. Or, perhaps it's more of a practicality. Many people have taken out lease cars for their partner because they have a better credit rating. Perhaps their partner wasn't accepted for a lease or finance agreement. Whatever the reason, there are a few things you need to remember when taking out a lease or finance agreement on behalf of someone else
What Will Happen During My Call With OSV?
Choosing which leasing company to go through is a big part of the leasing process. You will want to find a vehicle broker who you can trust, will listen to you and will find you the best deal for your situation. And, you may be considering OSV. Which is great! We would love to have you as a customer. One of the things that we take very seriously is being completely transparent with our customers. That’s why we write these articles, to make sure you’re as informed as you possibly can be about the leasing process. And that transparency doesn’t stop when you make your first call to OSV. In this article, we’re going to look at what happens in your first call with OSV and our leasing process.
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