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Drivers face £5,000 fine for these four common mistakes behind the wheel

Motorists who’ve had reduced time in the car because of the pandemic should brush up on the Highway Code to avoid incurring fines for common mistakes.

  • Apr 7, 2022
  • 3 Minutes
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Electric Vehicles

Rising energy costs: How will this impact EV drivers?

In light of the news that energy costs are on the rise, and causing concern across the nation, it seems to have created a lingering doubt for motorists who either own or are looking to buy an electric vehicle.

  • Apr 8, 2022
  • 4 Minutes
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Vehicle Finance & Customer Advice

How to make your money go further when buying a used car

Anyone who’s currently looking to buy a used car has probably seen in the news that demand for used vehicles is at an unprecedented high right now.

  • Feb 18, 2022
  • 2 Minutes
Reasons to drive an electric car

Electric Vehicles

Where is the UK’s electric car hotspot right now?

If you’re looking to reduce your carbon footprint and drive a more environmentally-friendly car, switching to an electric vehicle is the move for you.

  • Feb 22, 2022
  • 3 Minutes
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Industry News

Hybrid working is key to developing inclusive cultures in 2022 and beyond

Our CEO Mike Todd analyses on our hybrid working pilot and how we are creating work environments that are fit for the future.

  • Mar 30, 2022
  • 2 Minutes

Industry News

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Automotive industry is helping drive UK holiday boom as tourists continue to stay closer to home

In his latest column, our CEO Mike Todd reflects on the developing staycation trend and what this means for our personal vehicles.

  • Jul 15, 2022
  • 3 Minutes
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Industry News

What’s it like starting a new job in a hybrid-working environment?

Starting a new job can evoke a whirlwind of emotions as we navigate life at a new workplace, so we’re kicking off a new quarterly series in which we get to know our new starters.

  • Jun 9, 2022
  • 4 Minutes
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Industry News

Most Brits believe they would re-pass their practical driving test

There’s a common school of thought that says drivers get better with age and our latest piece of research has confirmed this to be the case! 

  • Apr 29, 2022
  • 3 Minutes
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Industry News

How has the pandemic impacted the nation’s driving routines?

We’re all adapting to the lasting impacts of the pandemic and one of the main changes is that hybrid working has been adopted by many businesses up and down Great Britain.

  • Apr 28, 2022
  • 3 Minutes
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Industry News

How has the pandemic shaped the automotive industry?

It’s just over two years since the UK first went into lockdown and it’s safe to say we’re all continuing to feel the impacts of the pandemic.

  • Apr 26, 2022
  • 2 Minutes
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Industry News

Automotive industry must embrace digital transformation being driven by younger drivers

In his latest column, our CEO Mike Todd analyses the digital evolution of the UK market and how this is influencing the future of the industry.

  • Apr 26, 2022
  • 3 Minutes

Electric Vehicles

Reasons to drive an electric car

Electric Vehicles

What does charging anxiety really mean and how do we overcome it?

If you’re considering buying an electric car you may have heard the term ‘charging anxiety’ at some point during your research, but not everyone knows what it is, why it exists or how we can reduce its impact.

  • Jul 7, 2022
  • 4 Minutes
Reasons to drive an electric car

Electric Vehicles

Are there enough public chargepoints to meet current and future EV demand?

The creation of a robust and reliable public charging infrastructure, which enjoys the full confidence of EV drivers, is central to mainstream adoption of electric cars.

  • Jun 17, 2022
  • 3 Minutes
Reasons to drive an electric car

Electric Vehicles

Greater accessibility to public chargepoints is key to boosting EV uptake

In his latest column, our CEO Mike Todd raises awareness of Clean Air Day and talks about the next phase of the EV revolution.  

  • Jun 16, 2022
  • 3 Minutes
Reasons to drive an electric car

Electric Vehicles

The UK is currently ahead of the curve to meet its EV targets – but for how long?

Sales of electric cars have surged over the past five years, and further accelerated since the turn of the current decade, with 2021 delivering a significant step change.

  • Jun 15, 2022
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Reasons to drive an electric car

Electric Vehicles

Electric cars preferred to walking or cycling as people consider greener travel

The switch to sustainable transport really has the nation talking as people continue to look for ways to reduce their carbon footprint.

  • May 16, 2022
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Reasons to drive an electric car

Electric Vehicles

How much can drivers save by switching to an electric car?

New data shows that one in three models currently on the UK market are electrified vehicles and green travel is expected to become the mainstream mode of transport in years to come.

  • Feb 17, 2022
  • 3 Minutes

Vehicle Finance & Customer Advice

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Vehicle Finance & Customer Advice

Seven top tips for financing your dream car

Here at Volkswagen Financial Services UK, we’ve compiled seven top tips for those of you looking to finance your dream car this year – and there are a few ways to help make this dream more affordable. 

  • Oct 1, 2021
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Vehicle Finance & Customer Advice

Car Maintenance - Jargon Buster

Most of us have walked into a garage to collect our vehicle after it's had some work done, only to be met with a barrate of terms that we aren't sure of. That's why we've pulled together some key car maintenance terms and what they mean to help you feel confident when talking to you mechanic.

  • Jul 1, 2021
  • 2 Minutes
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Vehicle Finance & Customer Advice

A new world of travel is emerging as we adapt to life after lockdown 

As lockdown restrictions begin to ease, we’ve noticed that new travel trends are emerging.

  • Jun 25, 2021
  • 4 Minutes
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Vehicle Finance & Customer Advice

Seven top tips for planning the perfect road trip

The summer is almost here and it’s expected that thousands of people across the UK will pack up their cars for a staycation over the coming (hopefully sunny) months, so we have rounded up seven top tips for planning the perfect road trip this summer.

  • May 28, 2021
  • 4 Minutes
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Vehicle Finance & Customer Advice

VWFS launches Hot Offers on VWFS DRIVE website

Looking for a new vehicle is always a fun experience and we know there’s nothing quite like finding great offers.

  • May 27, 2021
  • 2 Minutes
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Vehicle Finance & Customer Advice

Why have rental vehicles become so popular during lockdown?

Demand for rental vehicles has more than doubled during lockdown, according to new research from our data insights team. 

  • May 27, 2021
  • 3 Minutes