The Financial Conduct Authority has confirmed details of measures designed to protect motor finance customers struggling to meet payments due to coronavirus. Measures designed to protect car finance...

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The FCA has revealed it expects motor finance firms to provide a three-month payment freeze to customers who are having temporary difficulties meeting finance or leasing payments due to coronavirus....

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The way people buy products and services continues to change ever more rapidly. If something can be purchased online, increasingly it is, and this trend continues to see changes to high street...

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With nearly two years under its belt in the UK automotive finance sector, BNP Paribas is aiming to take on the established players thanks to new systems coupled to global knowledge. “Our ambition is...

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Cambria Automobiles CEO Mark Lavery has been announced as the keynote speaker at the Future of F&I conference being held on 2 April. The announcement comes alongside the reveal of the full speaker...

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Marshall Motor Group CEO Daksh Gupta has welcomed the FCA’s move to ban interest rate commission on motor finance products, suggesting it will simplify the sales process and increase transparency....

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2020 is set to see notable changes to the Finance and Insurance (F&I) landscape. Santander has been working for some time, both internally and with its OEM and retailer partners, to consider how...

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Peugeot is aiming to keep sales figures for the new 208 at the same 18,000 level as the outgoing car, with the brand saying it is not planning to ‘force’ the new car. UK managing director David...

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Do new car PCPs need to be investigated by the FCA? Probably not. Will they be investigated by the FCA? Maybe. There’s been rising chatter about buying (and selling) cars on PCP agreements for a few...

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In its review of the motor finance market, the FCA has thrown down the gauntlet to lenders and dealers to improve the customer proposition and experience. So says MotoNovo Finance CEO Mark Standish,...

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When it comes to providing business finance in the showroom, the established perception is often that this means fleet finance.  On occasion, this will be accompanied by a concern that business...

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The key messages from the publication of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Final Findings on its review of motor finance were clear from the headline in the reports press release heading;...

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The Financial Conduct Authority is considering changes to the way in which motor finance commission is structured after uncovering serious concerns about the way in which lenders are choosing to...

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At a time when the FLA announced the value of used cars financed by dealers at the point of sale surged 14% and that volume was up 8%, the average price of a used car reached a record £12,967 in...

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Dealer finance is gearing up for potential change in the year ahead as we await the publication of the FCA’s findings into its review of motor finance. Having worked on both the finance company and...

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The onwards march of digitisation is redefining car retailing and motor finance, providing new opportunities for dealers to adapt and prosper as new technology transforms the market. On one side there...

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A disorderly no-deal Brexit could see the value of sterling dropping below the euro and the UK economy descending into chaos, according to Zeus Capital analyst Mike Allen, who added: “I don’t...

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The future of dealer finance is set to be defined by three key factors in the mid-term:  the potential for growth in used vehicle finance; digitisation; and the FCA Review of Motor Finance. A 13%...

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Car buyers are being deterred from owning electric vehicles because they are seen as too expensive next to conventionally-powered cars, according to the latest Auto Trader Market Report. Traditionally...

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The relationships between franchised retailers and their car manufacturers have hit an all time low, according to the latest NFDA Dealer Attitude Survey. The publication of the winter 2017/2018 survey...

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