The latest MyCarCheck.com infographic uses Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) data to highlight the most common reasons for MOT failures, including blown bulbs, chips in the windscreen, and worn brakes, shock absorbers and tyres.
New figures from My Car Check show that the risk of buying a previously written-off vehicle is much higher in some UK cities than others. Around 1 in 4 cars checked in London and Birmingham over the last year were found to have been written-off, compared to around 1 in 7 in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Bristol.
My Car Check is supporting Project EDWARD, ‘European Day Without A Road Death’, on Wednesday 21 September 2016. The initiative has been devised by TISPOL, the European Traffic Police Network, with the aim of improving road safety, not just on 21 September but every day.
Analysis of My Car Check data for the first half of 2016 has revealed the UK used cars most likely to have been written-off. Nearly a quarter (23.67 per cent) of all searches returned a write-off warning, with the riskiest models being the Peugeot 208 Active and the Ford Fiesta Edge 60.
Analysis of My Car Check data for the year to end of April 2016 has revealed the UK used vehicles most likely to have two serious warnings against them. The riskiest model in this regard was the Vauxhall Corsa SXI AC, with 6.25 per cent of those checked having both write-off and finance warnings, despite a reasonably high average value of £7,348.
CDL has signed a three-year deal to provide full vehicle provenance and valuation data to the RAC for motor trade, vehicle breakdown, and insurance customers. The partnership will also provide vehicle provenance information for consumers through the newly launched RAC Passport product and vehicle look-up data to support RAC’s breakdown service, call centre operations and RAC Cars.
New year-on-year comparison figures from My Car Check have revealed a sharp rise in used car buying risks, with outstanding finance a particular concern. 48 per cent of all checks in January 2016 flagged up at least one issue, up 6 per cent on the same month in 2015. This could be anything from a […]
Consumer vehicle data provider MyCarCheck.com has praised the BBC’s Watchdog show after it tackled the rising issue of keyless car theft. The website urged both the UK government and car makers to do more to tackle vehicle crime. Roger Powell, divisional head at CDL Vehicle Information Services, owner of MyCarCheck.com, commented: “Watchdog did a great […]